[Winpcap-users] capture fails on vista
gianluca.varenni at cacetech.com
Wed Jan 28 20:53:19 GMT 2009
The alternative is to modify the WinPcap kernel driver so that it starts on
boot. This is what Wireshark does (it's one of the options of the Wireshark
Have a nice day
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Brown" <brown at esteem.com>
To: <winpcap-users at winpcap.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2009 5:37 PM
Subject: Re: [Winpcap-users] capture fails on vista
> 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?
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