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How to silent a network adapter?


Hello all,

I am using Wireshark on WIN7-64bit. The goal is to spy an Ethernet Powerlink network from my computer. I would then like my network adapter to spy silently. (Powerlink is time triggered and does not like packets transmitted asynchronously by my computer).

I am not a Win7 expert and do not know how to have my network adapter "listen only".

Thanks in advance!

asked 29 Jan '14, 00:34

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One Answer:


Go to the adapter settings in Windows and remove all checkboxes, especially those for IPv4 and IPv6.

answered 29 Jan '14, 00:50

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