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Author Topic: Auto Network Adapter Detector Failed  (Read 556 times)

IamRay

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Auto Network Adapter Detector Failed
« on: February 25, 2018, 10:54 PM »
The network adapter shown in the Options tab seems to be correct, but the message says detection failed?
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Re: Auto Network Adapter Detector Failed
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2018, 01:45 AM »
First thing to do is see if it can detect packets even though the auto detection failed.. Just start it sniffing and browse the internet and see if the statusbar shows that packets are being parsed and counted.

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Re: Auto Network Adapter Detector Failed
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2018, 09:24 PM »
I see packets, but I don't get any results. I'm doing this all while playing a video on a You Tube page, so I expect to see some interesting results. Attached are screen shots.

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Re: Auto Network Adapter Detector Failed
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2018, 09:46 PM »
The Auto-detect feature simply opens a web page and checks for some text it expects to see there.

From your screenshot I can see that you've changed the web page it opens, so it's probably the case that it's not finding the text you've told it to expect.

But the main thing is this -- the auto detect adapter is not a feature you need! Once you have correctly set the adapter and can see packets being scanned -- just turn off auto-adapter detection and don't worry about it anymore.

Now as for playing a video on youtube and not seeing good results, this could be for any number of reasons.. In the modern day there are lots of streams that have no simple streaming media links that url snooper can detect, and https encrypted traffic can hide streaming media urls.

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Re: Auto Network Adapter Detector Failed
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2018, 09:55 PM »
Ok, got it. Thanks.

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Re: Auto Network Adapter Detector Failed
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2018, 09:58 PM »
I will try to look into better scanning of encrypted packets.