Adapters Are Missing After Upgrading to Windows 7

If you have just upgraded to Windows 7, you might notice that you no longer see any adapters listed in your Select Networks selection. There is a very simple way to fix this problem. First run CMD as administrator. If you have not done this before, you can use the search option in the start…

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Reassembling Packets with the Network Monitor API

Network traffic by nature is fragmented. Limits of various network packet sizes force protocols to chop up data into multiple frames. When you capture data or read it from a trace with the API (NMAPI) you see only the fragments by default. But as the engine is collecting packets, it can be configured to pass…

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Network Monitor Videos on Channel 9

We posted some videos to Channel 9  in the last 6 months or so, and I wanted to let everybody know about them. We have one set of video’s that provide some insight into the Network Monitor API and process of creating experts. This series provides an overview of the API and dives deeply in…

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Using NMAPI to Access TCP Payload

The TCP Payload often carries data that you want to access directly using the Network Monitor API. Below I will detail how to do this using a simple C++ example and the NMAPI. Why Not add a TCP.Payload Field? The TCP Payload can carry all types of payloads depending on the protocol that rides on…

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