[Winpcap-users] capture fails on vista

Tom Brown brown at esteem.com
Wed Jan 28 01:37:18 GMT 2009

Ummm, is this just because UAC is enabled on his machine and not mine? I
guess there is no way around the right-click, "run as administrator"
routine when UAC is on... is there?

Oh well, it'll go in our manual.


On Tue, 2009-01-27 at 10:35 -0800, Tom Brown wrote:
> Hey all,
> WinPcap 4.0.2, Vista Home Premium.
> I have two applications that use winpcap. I run them on my Vista laptop
> and they capture fine. I am NOT running the NPF service. I can't find
> that it is even installed.
> I have a user who is also running Vista Home Premium. They are an
> administrator on their machine. When they run my two applications, the
> capture does not work. However, when they right click the icon and
> select "run as administrator", it works.
> Why would it work on my machine and not theirs?
> I searched the list and google. I keep running into the "start the NPF
> service" answer. Its not on my machine, so I must not need it.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Tom
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