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Yes, CommView for WiFi can read NCF log files generated by the standard, non-wireless CommView edition. The standard, non-wireless CommView edition can read NCF log files generated by CommView for WiFi, but (a) you need CommView 4.0 Build 321 or higher, a...
Yes, if you use multiple supported USB adapters. Please refer to the Multi-channel Capturing chapter for more information.
Not directly, but there are many utilities on the market that offer a "virtual audio cable" that allows saving anything that is played back through your sound card to a file. Try, for example, Xilisoft Sound Recorder (use the "What you hear" mode).
Yes, in WPA-PSK mode. Both TKIP (WPA) and AES/CCMP (WPA2) are supported.
Please deactivate "DeepGuard", a tool in F-Secure Internet Security that may modify a process's image in memory and cause such problems.
Below you will find a few good links. Some of them will be interesting for novice users, while others provide in-depth information for professionals: Wireless Ethernet LAN - General 802.11/802.11b FAQ http://support.intel.com/support/network/wirele...
Yes, you need a compatible wireless adapter. The list of compatible adapters can be found at http://www.tamos.com/products/commwifi/. In order to enable the monitoring features of your wireless adapter, you will need to use the special drivers that come w...
Yes, if your adapter supports it. Some of the adapters that support 802.11a Turbo mode are Linksys WPC55AG and NETGEAR WAG511.
First, switch to the Packets tab. The Latest IP Connections tab might be empty if you did not enter correct WEP keys, and your WLAN uses WEP encryption. If the Packets tab is empty too, look at the program's status bar. If the packet counter is being incr...
Two license types are currently available for CommView for WiFi: Standard license and VoIP license. The more expensive VoIP license enables all the application features, including VoIP analyzer, whereas the standard license doesn't enable VoIP analyzer. ...
No, you can open CommView for WiFi folder, right-click on the CA.exe file while holding down the Shift key, and select "Run As" from the pop-up menu. Enter the administrative login and password in the window that pops up and click OK to run the program. U...
You need the standard, non-wireless CommView edition. It will allow you to monitor your own traffic, but you will not be able to see the traffic of other WLAN stations. Unlike the standard CommView edition, CommView for WiFi allows you to monitor other wi...
Yes, you can use the Open current buffer in new window button on the small toolbar on the Packets tab. This will allow you to make snapshots of the current buffer as many times as you wish, at any intervals. You will then be able to explore the packets in...
When you replace the driver for your adapter, the configuration settings (including preferred networks and passwords) may be lost, so you may have to re-configure the adapter. If your adapter has been configured and still can't connect, please disable and...
Actually, there is no such limitation. The application uses a circular buffer for storing captured packets. By default, the buffer can contain up to 5,000 latest packets, but this value can be adjusted in the Settings window. The maximum buffer size is 20...
If you get the error message saying that msvcp110.dll is missing, please visit https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30679 [1] , click "Download", check the box next to "VSU_4\vcredist_x86.exe" (that's the 32-bit package, you need...
Our hardware compatibility list includes only those cards that we've tested ourselves in our test lab. There are other cards that may be compatible with CommView for WiFi. The best way to find out if your card is compatible is downloading our Adapter Test...
Three activities may alert your firewall. First, it may be an attempt to resolve IP addresses to hostnames. Since CommView has to contact your DNS servers to make a DNS query, it inevitably triggers the alarm. You can disable this feature (Settings => Opt...
Yes, we do. "WD" means "World", this card exists in two flavors, "JP" for Japan and "WD" for the rest of the world, any of them will work with our driver.
Depending on your country, your wireless adapter may not support all the channels shown in that window. The channels that are available for use in a particular country differ according to the regulations of that country. In the United States, for example,...
CommView and CommView for WiFi use the documented, recommended Windows API function for name resolution: getnameinfo(). This function is not supposed to perform NetBIOS name lookups and doesn't do so under all other Windows version. However, under Windows...
We suggest that you refer to the list of compatible hardware, which can be found at http://www.tamos.com/products/commwifi/adapterlist.php . By using this list, you choose the best adapter based on the form factor (PC Card, ExpressCard, USB, PCI, etc.), s...
No, and here is why. When a wireless station is connected and authenticated, the station and access point(s) employ a mechanism that allows them to resend the packets that were not received by the other party or damaged en route for some reason (e.g. radi...
To see text in East Asian languages, you should install East Asian fonts. Open Control Panel => Regional and Language Options, select the "Languages" tab, and check the "Install files for East Asian languages" box.
All Ubiquiti Networks adapters (SR71C, SR71X, SR71-USB, and SRC) and CACE Technologies AirPcap (Ex and NX).
This happens because you disabled the "Windows Update" service. This service is essntial for driver update operations. Enable this service in Administrative Tools => Services and try again.