[Winpcap-users] Loopback Device on Windows

Eddie Ehlin eddie.ehlin at vastgotadata.se
Tue Dec 2 09:50:27 GMT 2008

George Elias skrev:
> Hi all,
> I'm porting some former cooworker's code from Linux to Windows.
> On Linux it uses device "lo" as loopback device, what should I use on 
> Windows? Libpcap can't find " <>" neither 
> "localhost" not even "ACE_LOCALHOST".
> Any help would be a great help!
> Thanks in advance
> -- 
> George Elias Ferreira da Silva
> MSN: fs.georgee at gmail.com <mailto:fs.georgee at gmail.com>
> Skype: fs.georgee
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Hi George,
I'm not an expert at this but on Windows you need to install a 
network-adapter (MS Loopback).
You should be able to install this adapter via the "Add&Remove hardware" 
under control-panel.

See: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/839013

Best regards,

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