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It appears that setting promiscuous mode in windows 7 enterprise x64, is not really setting promiscuous mode at all. I am trying to capture raw ethernet packets, ie not TCP/IP or any other format, it is debugging information. I have it directly connected, no switches. All drivers, winpcpap, and wireshark are up to date. When I start the capture, if I look at the "Local Area Connection Status" I can see the bytes being received. If I use my old XP machine it captures them just fine. If I use "Microsoft Network Monitor" it captures them just fine. I also tried Windump, and it doesn't capture them either. Any ideas?

asked 19 Dec '13, 09:45

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Which version of Wireshark are you using? Which version of WinPcap are you using?

(19 Dec '13, 10:20) cmaynard ♦♦

Wireshark 1.10.4 and also tried 1.5.1 WinPcap 4.1.3 also tried 4.1.? and 4.2.? (don't remember exact older versions.)

(19 Dec '13, 11:02) BenWhite

Well, I started shutting down all unneeded services. I found that the "McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention Service" was the culprit. Upon further investigation, it was filtering out my raw ether packets since they were "Non-IP Protocol."

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