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Old 02-26-2009, 08:47 PM   #1
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Wireless now showing up in Backtrack 3


I have a Toshiba laptop with an Intel Pro Wireless 3945 adapter. If I boot backtrack from a CD, the wireless card is found and I can run airsnort and collect packets. When I use vmaware to boot backtrack3, my wireless card is not found. My network connection is set to host only in vmware. Any ideas?
 
Old 02-28-2009, 05:54 AM   #2
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Vmware emulates a regular ethernet card, and the OS running under vmware won't see that you have a wireless card on the host.
 
  


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