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Hi there, Thanks for reading this. I have a problem capturing packets with my Edimax EW-7711USn, i get this message “The capture session could not be initiated” when i try to capture. I think the edimax is not compatible with WireShark or Winpcap. I cannot find a compatibility NIC list anyware?

Bart, holland

asked 30 Nov '10, 06:45

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edited 30 Nov '10, 07:22

Do you have sufficient privileges? What do you get if you run "tshark -D"? Which OS? Which version of Wireshark? Which version of WinPcap?

(28 Mar '11, 12:58) cmaynard ♦♦
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