Originally posted by AvatarofVirgo
I have it running on a home computer with no network connected to the net with a dialup. So I guess I'll leave that mode off. But what would happen if I turned it on, does it make any difference if I turn it on when I don't need it?
On a system with a cable connection, you might capture traffic from other hosts on your portion of the ISPs network, but on a dialup or DSL line where you aren't sharing a connection it shouldn't make a difference.