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I just installed Wireshark on Win7 on a Thinkpad. Why is the wireless interface not listed?

asked 11 Jul '12, 08:51

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On Windows, Wireless adaptes show up as "Microsoft". Please check the IP address of the adapter to identify it.

Wireshark 1.8

Capture -> Interfaces -> "Column IP"

You can also click the Details Button. It will show interface parameters. The Link Speed will be 54 Mbit/s or any other speed specific to wifi, but not 10,100,1000 MBit/s.

Dumpcap will also show the IP address.

dumpcap -D -M

Regards
Kurt

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answered 12 Jul '12, 00:36

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