[Winpcap-users] winpcap and McAfee
gianluca.varenni at cacetech.com
Thu Jun 19 22:03:40 GMT 2008
----- Original Message -----
From: "Victor Ginzburg" <vginzburg at gmail.com>
To: <winpcap-users at winpcap.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2008 11:40 AM
Subject: Re: [Winpcap-users] winpcap and McAfee
> Hi Gianluca,
> I've uploaded the crash dump from the customer Memery_victor.rar. I'm
> not sure at all that the crash is related to winpcap, although it
> happened consistently when our appplication exited. The system had
> McAfee 8.0 EWnterprise edition installed.
I think some error occurred while uploading the file to the FTP server. It
seems truncated (and winrar refuses to decompress it).
> I have another question: That system cannot start network sniffing
> (message in Event Viewer from Kernel) and winpcap cannot be
> initialized from our application either. Our application is a service.
> What could be possible reasons of it? Som McAfee or firewall setting
If you use WinPcap from within a service, I suggest you to have a look at
in particular slide #9.
Hope it helps
> On 6/19/08, Gianluca Varenni <gianluca.varenni at cacetech.com> wrote:
>> When your machine crashes, depending on how it's configured, it generates
>> crash dump or minidump. The crash dump is called memory.dmp and it's
>> under c:\windows (it gets overwritten at every crash), the minidumps are
>> saved in c:\windows\minidump and the name of the file contains the date
>> the crash.
>> It would be great if you can send the minidump directly to me. If a
>> dump is generated instead, please zip it and upload it at
>> Have a nice day
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Victor Ginzburg"
>> <vginzburg at gmail.com>
>> To: <winpcap-users at winpcap.org>
>> Sent: Friday, June 13, 2008 1:54 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Winpcap-users] winpcap and McAfee
>> > unfortunately the only thing I see after running the memory dump in
>> > WinDbg
>> > SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED (7e)
>> > ...
>> > IMAGE_NAME: ntoskrnl.exe
>> > no specific driver mentioned.
>> > -Victor
>> > On 6/13/08, Richard Horton <richard.horton at solstans.co.uk> wrote:
>> > > Victor Ginzburg wrote:
>> > > > Has anyone experienced problems with running winpcap on systems
>> > > > with
>> > > > McAfee antivirus installed, specifically blue screens?
>> > > >
>> > >
>> > > We use McAfee at work and also make very heavy and extensive use of
>> > > both Wireshark + winpcap - no problems with either coexisting on our
>> > > systems.
>> > >
>> > > Can you provide more info regarding the BSOD - might not help if its
>> > > the usual daft message but may help shed some light on the situation.
>> > >
>> > > Also how repeatable is the crash? If its repeatable then disable
>> > > McAfee and test- just remember to reenable your AV afterwards.
>> > >
>> > > --
>> > > Richard Horton
>> > > Users are like a virus: Each causing a thousand tiny crises until the
>> > > host finally dies.
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