When you're not connected to Wi-Fi, your PC sends a signal to look for Wi-Fi networks in the area to help you get connected. The signal contains the unique physical hardware (MAC) address for your device. Some places, for example shopping malls, stores, or other public areas, might use this unique address to track your movement in that area. If your Wi-Fi hardware supports it, you can turn on random hardware addresses to make it harder for people to track you when your PC scans for networks and connects.
Answer: It doesn’t do anything to the device - if the device supports having the MAC address set, then it gets set. The only time issues arise is where the router it is connecting to requires known MAC addresses before you can connect. At that point you can’t use random addresses because the rou...
i think it works if you have a static IP as i don't think that is what is sent.