Network Monitor 3.2 Beta has released!!!

I’m excited to announce that the Network Monitor 3.2 Beta has released. There are some exiting new features listed below of which many I have already spoken about in this blog: One feature I didn’t mention is our new capture buffer to avoid dropping frames. After adding our drop frames counter, we found out…


Intro to Filtering with Network Monitor 3.0

Challenges of Filtering One of the biggest changes between NM2.x and NM3.0 is the way you do filtering. Old NM2.x hacks may be challenged by the loss of the UI wizard to build filters. On the other hand, Ethereal users may be pleased and further encouraged by the built in intellisense, but more on this…


Network Monitor 3.2 has arrived!

I’m so excited about this release I had to commandeer Paul’s blog for the day and write about it. My name is Tawanda Sibanda and I am the lead program manager for Network Monitor. The team put a lot of effort into this version, adding many of the requests we heard from our customers, while…


Santa’s Bag was Full

The Elves are working furiously on the next version of Network Monitor 3.2. But it seems that NM3.2 won’t be under the tree for Christmas for this season. In a few more months, however, we will have a new Beta available for public consumption. And you can’t blame Santa, his bag already stuffed with Xboxes…


NMCap: the easy way to Automate Capturing

OK, I’m not going to blow smoke up your Async port. I don’t mean to say that the NMCap is necessarily easy to use, though it’s not that hard. But any command line utility always has its quirks. Isn’t that why GUI was invented? What NMCap does make easy, is automating how you get your…


Network Monitor 3.3 has arrived!

Guest blog by Tawanda Sibanda, Lead Program Manager for Network Monitor Ladies and gentlemen … the Microsoft Network monitor team is excited to announce the release of Network Monitor 3.3. A record 7 months after version 3.2 this is our quickest release ever, but also one of our most functionality-rich. We have added some innovative…


Network Monitor 3.4 has Released!

I’m proud to announce the release of Network Monitor 3.4 to the Microsoft Download center. We’ve included a bunch of new exciting features and updates. A new high performance capturing feature allows you to capture on faster networks without dropping frames. Parser profiles provide a simple way to increase filtering/parsing speed and allow you to…


Wireless Capturing With Network Monitor 3.1

One of the exciting new features in NM3.1 is the ability to capture wireless network data and management packets on Vista. This new feature provides Network Monitor a useful tool for trouble shooting wireless problems. What do you mean, wireless Management packets? With the introduction of NDIS6, we now have the ability to query the…


Message Analyzer Beta 2 has Released!

Check out more information on the Message Analyzer release blog here.  Or go right straight to Connect and if you are registered you can download the beta. Enjoy!


Network Monitor 3.0 has released!!

After many months of hard work we are proud to announce the Release to Web of Microsoft Network Monitor 3.0 (NM3). The final version is available from Microsoft Connects site ( The Connects site does require you have a passport account, but this is also free. What you get for your money Well since it’s…