IPMonitor cannot see outgoing packets

IPMonitor will only detect packets *received* by the interface. However, you can turn on the personal firewall feature of Windows XP and you will be able to see outgoing data.

You can find the Personal Firewall feature in the Advanced tab of your network connection properties.


The interface must support promiscuous mode (may not work in many wireless cards because of security considerations) - only win 2000+

NOTE: if your computer connects to a switch the switch will only forward packets addressed to your computer. If your computer is on a hub then you will receive everything.

You must have administrative permissions (raw sockets permissions) to use this.

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