[Snort-users] [ANNOUNCE] WinPcap 4.0 has been released
gianluca.varenni at ...13809...
Mon Jan 29 13:42:31 EST 2007
As of today, WinPcap 4.0 is available in the download section of the
WinPcap website, http://www.winpcap.org/install/ .
This software release contains major improvements to the kernel
driver, which has been thoroughly reviewed (and partially rewritten).
As a result, WinPcap 4.0 is extremely more reliable and stable than
The 4.0 version also adds the long awaited stable support for x64
platforms, including Windows XP and the upcoming Vista.
Finally, this release includes support for the CACE Technologies
Wireless AirPcap Adapters, the first open and affordable solution for
Wi-Fi capture on the Windows platform.
Full details of the changes can be found in the change log attached at
the end of this message.
As always, we profoundly thank all the users that tested the
development versions of WinPcap 4.0, it would not have been possible
without your help and precious suggestions. Thanks!
Changelog from WinPcap 4.0 beta3
- Added support for Vista x64 by digitally signing all the binaries of
the WinPcap distribution.
- Better error handling in the installer - if the installation of the
Microsoft Network Monitor Driver (NetMon) fails.
- Improved the documentation layout and readability - updated the
style sheet and migrated to Doxygen 1.5.1.
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