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Hello everybody I need some help how i can capture packet form the wifi adapter (TP-Link). Its interface is not displayed in the list where to start capturing in wireshark.

Thanks in advance.

asked 08 May '12, 21:46

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edited 09 May '12, 02:10

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I asume it's a usb adapter (due to TP-Link). If that's the case, you might have problems sniffing on that adapter, as winpcap (i asume it's windows), might not porperly support it.

See also here:

Wireless adapters
http://www.winpcap.org/misc/faq.htm#Q-16

BTW: What's the output of 'dumcap -D -M'? Can you identify the adapter based on it's IP address even if it's not named "TP-Link something". Winpcap returns Wifi adapters often just as "Microsoft".

Regards
Kurt

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answered 09 May '12, 00:46

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