[Winpcap-users] WiFi monitoring on win7

Joshua (Shiwei) Zhao swzhao at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 15:47:08 PST 2009

I'm curious whether a WLAN device driver can work with wincap if the
driver only runs in ndis6?

On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 3:42 PM, Guy Harris <guy at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> On Dec 16, 2009, at 3:36 PM, Joshua (Shiwei) Zhao wrote:
>> So although winpcap now supports win7, it's still based on ndis5.x
> As I understand it, yes.
>> and doesn't work on ndis6.0?
> Or, rather, it doesn't support the new NDIS 6.0 features, including Native Wi-Fi; it *does* work on systems that implement NDIS 6.0, such as the Windows NT 6.x systems - Vista, Server 2008, and 7 - but it does so by running as an NDIS 5.x driver.
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