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Hello, I installed last few versions of wireshark/ethereal under Win7 profesional. I have problem with capturing. There are not possible capture packets from modem "PPP" or from modem Broadband like wifi adapter. I have only one adapter for capturing - LAN.

I have Win XP too, but there are is possible capture both.


asked 30 May '11, 02:49

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edited 25 Jun '11, 22:16

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Which Version of Wireshark did you install ? Developer?
Also, what do you mean by capturing? Do you wanna capture in monitor mode of WLAN? Regards, Amin

(30 May '11, 07:25) AminGho

Wireshark uses WinPcap for traffic capture on Windows, just as it uses libpcap on UN*X. Question Q-5 in the WinPcap FAQ says that WinPcap supports PPP devices in Windows up to Windows XP, but doesn't support it in WIndows Vista or Windows 7. Question Q-16 says that support for Wi-Fi devices is limited.

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answered 31 May '11, 00:10

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It is annoying :-(

Is there any other solution?

(09 Jun '11, 00:46) stando
(09 Jun '11, 12:56) Guy Harris ♦♦

NetMon can certainly be used for PPTP connections but I don't know about PPP devices.

(26 Jun '11, 02:44) grahamb ♦
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