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 ====== Tutorial: Aircrack-ng Suite under Windows for Dummies ====== ====== Tutorial: Aircrack-ng Suite under Windows for Dummies ======
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   * Passive capture of packets: ​ Most people want to test the WEP security on their own access point. ​ In order to do this, you must capture in the order of 250,000 to 2,000,000 WEP data packets. ​ This is a lot of packets. ​ With Windows, you can only capture packets passively. ​ Meaning, you just sit back and wait for the packets to arrive. ​ There is no way to speed things up like in the linux version. ​ In the end, it could take you days, weeks, months or forever to capture sufficient packets to crack a WEP key.   * Passive capture of packets: ​ Most people want to test the WEP security on their own access point. ​ In order to do this, you must capture in the order of 250,000 to 2,000,000 WEP data packets. ​ This is a lot of packets. ​ With Windows, you can only capture packets passively. ​ Meaning, you just sit back and wait for the packets to arrive. ​ There is no way to speed things up like in the linux version. ​ In the end, it could take you days, weeks, months or forever to capture sufficient packets to crack a WEP key.
  
-  * Limited GUI: Most of the aircrack-ng suite tools are oriented towards command line utilization. ​ There is only a very limited GUI available to assist you.  So you must be more technically literate to successfully use these tools. ​ Thus, it you are used to running a Windows installer then clicking your way to happiness, you are going to be exceedingly unhappy and lost with aircrack-ng.+  * Limited GUI: Most of the aircrack-ng suite tools are oriented towards command line utilization. ​ There is only a very limited GUI available to assist you.  So you must be more technically literate to successfully use these tools. ​ Thus, if you are used to running a Windows installer then clicking your way to happiness, you are going to be exceedingly unhappy and lost with aircrack-ng.
  
   * Technical Orientation:​ Dealing with wireless requires a fair amount of operating system, basic wireless and networking knowledge. ​ If you don't have this or are not prepared to do your own research, then you will find the tools and techniques bewildering. ​ Do not expect people on the forums or IRC to answer basic knowledge questions. ​ It is up to you to have these skills before starting out.   * Technical Orientation:​ Dealing with wireless requires a fair amount of operating system, basic wireless and networking knowledge. ​ If you don't have this or are not prepared to do your own research, then you will find the tools and techniques bewildering. ​ Do not expect people on the forums or IRC to answer basic knowledge questions. ​ It is up to you to have these skills before starting out.
  
-If you truly want to explore the world of wireless then you need to make the commitment to learn and use linux plus the aircrack-ng suite linux version. ​ An easy way to start is to utilize the Backtrack ​live distribution. ​ This distribution has the aircrack-ng suite plus patched drivers already installed which jumpstarts your learning process.  ​BT2 information can be found [[links#​live_distributions|here]].+If you truly want to explore the world of wireless then you need to make the commitment to learn and use linux plus the aircrack-ng suite linux version. ​ An easy way to start is to utilize the Backtrack live distribution. ​ This distribution has the aircrack-ng suite plus patched drivers already installed which jumpstarts your learning process.  ​BackTrack ​information can be found [[links#​live_distributions|here]].
  
  
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