How To Use Win10Pcap

In this article, learn how to use Win10Pcap.

Let me explain first what is Win10Pcap?

Win10Pcap is a new WinPcap-based Ethernet packet capture library. Unlike original WinPcap, Win10Pcap is compatible with NDIS 6.x driver model to work stably with Windows 10. Win10Pcap also supports capturing IEEE802.1Q VLAN tags.

Win10Pcap works perfectly with Windows 10

Win10Pcap works perfectly with Windows 10

Win10Pcap has the binary-compatibility with the original WinPcap DLLs. You can run Wireshark or other WinPcap-compatible applications with Win10Pcap by simply installing Win10Pcap DLLs, instead of original WinPcap.

Key Features of Win10Pcap (WinPcap for Windows 10):

– Win10Pcap works stably with Windows 10 on both x86 and x64.
– Win10Pcap is implemented in the NDIS 6.x driver model.
(The original WinPcap was implemented in the NDIS 5.x driver model.)
– Win10Pcap also works with Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Server 2016, Server 2012 R2, Server 2012 and Server 2008 R2 on both x86 and x64.
– Win10Pcap is open source software under the GPLv2 license.
– Win10Pcap supports capturing IEEE802.1Q VLAN tags.
– Win10Pcap fixed the NICs enumeration bug on original WinPcap.
– WinPcap can enumerate only NICs which were existing on the boot time. Any NICs which are added after the boot time cannot be enumerated.
– Win10Pcap can enumerate all existing NICs correctly, including NICs which are added after the boot time.
– Win10Pcap supports Jumbo Frames up to 10,000 octets.
– Win10Pcap has the binary-compatibility with the original WinPcap DLLs.
– The kernel-mode Win10Pcap device driver has obtained the “Windows 10 Compatible” logo from Microsoft on June 8, 2015.

How to use Win10Pcap

Just install Win10Pcap on your Windows PC, either before or after your favorited WinPcap-compatible applications (such as Wireshark).

1. First, download and install Win10Pcap on your Windows PC. Visit this site to download Win10Pcap.

2. Once installed Win10Pcap, install Wireshark (or other WinPcap-compatible applications).

3. Run Wireshark.

Hope something helps you.

How To Use Win10Pcap
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