Wireshark-dev: [Wireshark-dev] No interfaces present in Capture > Interfaces but can be captur
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From: "Michael Zore" <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 15:40:34 -0600
I have a fresh install of Wireshark 1.2.6 under Windows 7 Pro (64 bit) which fails to report any interfaces in the Capture > Interfaces dialog. 
The laptop is an HP Pavilion G60-237NR with a Realtek RTL8102/3 ethernet and Atheros AR5009 802.11a/g/n but no interfaces are listed in either the Capture > Interfaces or Capture > Options dialogs.  WinPcap's NPF service is started (by me as administrator) and running.  WinDump -D reports three interfaces as listed below, and WinDump will show packets on the appropriate interfaces.  If I manually paste the interface name into the Capture > Options dialog, capture occurs as expected for both interfaces.  I am the sole user on the laptop, am an Administrator, and have re-booted multiple times.  In keeping with FAQ 8.1, my environment info is as follows:
Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) w/patches through 2010-02-25 01:00:00
Wi-Fi adapter: Atheros AR5009 (802.11a/g/n)
Wired Ethernet: Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller (10/100Mbps)
Version 1.2.6 (SVN Rev 31702)
Copyright 1998-2010 Gerald Combs <[email protected]> and contributors.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO
Compiled with GTK+ 2.16.6, with GLib 2.20.5, with WinPcap (version unknown),
with libz 1.2.3, without POSIX capabilities, without libpcre, without SMI, with
c-ares 1.7.0, with Lua 5.1, with GnuTLS 2.8.5, with Gcrypt 1.4.5, without
Kerberos, with GeoIP, with PortAudio V19-devel (built Jan 27 2010), with
Running on 64-bit Windows 7, build 7600, with WinPcap version 4.1.1 (packet.dll
version, based on libpcap version 1.0 branch 1_0_rel0b (20091008),
GnuTLS 2.8.5, Gcrypt 1.4.5, without AirPcap.
Built using Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0 build 30729
WinDump -D output:
C:\Program Files (x86)\WinPcap>windump -D
1.\Device\NPF_{F0A96171-DEFC-4F91-A7B3-B5C6E35F1E69} (Microsoft)
2.\Device\NPF_{8EA44190-DF2F-4D7E-8867-D4E891B160A3} (Realtek RTL8102/8103 Family PCI-E FE NIC)
3.\Device\NPF_{DBF94076-1169-4010-A51E-8005B8F5E6C1} (Microsoft)
If I can provide any other information that would be helpful, please feel free to contact me via email or telephone.  I s

Michael Zore
Sterling Technologies Group, Ltd.