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I have two operating systems on a single disk to windows 7 and windows xp is the way the card is atheros ar5007eg on Windows 7 without a problem and the promiscuous mode for xp failed to set hardware filter to promiscuous mode, why is that?

asked 15 Jun '11, 12:29

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edited 16 Jun '11, 11:57

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It's probably because either the driver on the Windows XP system doesn't support promiscuous mode or the Wi-Fi mechanisms in Windows XP don't support promiscuous mode on Wi-Fi adapters.

(The first suggestion could also be a consequence of the second suggestion.)

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answered 16 Jun '11, 11:56

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