But there is also some very good news: Go to Control Panel , System , Device manager. See chipset info http:. Unfortunately a number of chipsets are not capable of being put in monitor mode, whatever driver you are using. For wireless adapters the situation is complicated because there are hundreds of different types on the market. Out of the box If you are lucky Linux recognizes your WiFi adapter out of the box. Trackbacking is not open.

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Monitor mode I assume now that you have a wireless adapter that is recognized by your Linux system. You will never get more than the Chlp functionality of the driver and possibly less.

Thursday, February 21, The network icon has a red cross through it and the troubleshooting f5x tells me to attach an Ethernet cable. You might have a working adapter on Windows, like the built-in wireless, without having the CD containing the driver. Installing Ubuntu next to Windows on an original Windows computer is easy these days, as long as you have enough free disks space available.

I removed the card, used the installation disc and am not able This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads.

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. Just bought and installed Windows 8 and now my wireless card does not work. In case of USB wireless adapters the supply of different brands is so large that the Linux community has problems in keeping up. If the firmware of the adapter is of high quality the adapter will tell the system when interrogated the details about the chipset.


Avatars by Sterling Adventures. Can u give me a code for hacking the wifi…. In a such a case you have to use the Windows version f5v700 find out, because if an adapter is not recognized by Windows it would not be on the market. Notify me of new posts by email. However, not if you want to fully explore all the wireless stations in your neighborhood. To your regret you will chkp that almost in any case the response of ipconfig is not detailed enough.


Finding your chipset There are several ways of discovering what chipset is in your wireless adapter. The wild zoo of wireless adapters is based on only a few chipsets.

But this solution begs the question: Well when you were looking for your Linux driver you should also look for the term “monitor mode”. See chipset info http:.

Kerze you can do it. This is a Microsoft website for Windows 7. Proposed as answer by Rick Dee Friday, February 22, Bit confused with all the different links in those threads. If you like this post, you can subscribe to our feed You can go to the end of this post and write a reaction.


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Office Office Exchange Server. If your adapter does not allow monitor mode, do what Beelkin did: Nowadays I have on all my Windows laptops also installed Ubuntu, the most popular Linux flavor.

Mount your CD that came with your wireless adapter, locate the name of a windows driver. In my case I found:. The good news is that if your wireless fhip a chipset for which a Linux driver is known you can use that driver, even if your wireless adapter is of another brand.

Use name of file containing the Windows driver There is a method that never fails: Thank you so much.

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In case of an Apple laptop the OS will also know how to deal with the wireless adapter. Ralink and Intel are very popular chipsets used in wireless adapters.

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