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How Can I enable Wireless settings in Wireshark and capture traffic ?


My laptop doesn't have wireless card (specificly it has been disabled ) and I want to capture all traffic from these three access points (my laptop ,two pc and access point is the same lan)

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asked 15 Sep '10, 04:22

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What operating system are you using?

(15 Sep '10, 10:29) Gerald Combs ♦♦

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Well... you'll need a wireless card of some sort - whether you enable your native card and see what you can capture or perhaps, if it is a Windows system you get an AirPcap adapter. There is a video about testing adapters over at

answered 02 Oct '10, 20:46

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