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    curious as to why fern wifi just sits there on 0.00

    I am running the latest and greatest bk trk 5 r3 along with updated fern wifi. I am using the VM version (from here and MD5 was confirmed) and running it from within VM player. I have not installed...
  2. Discussioni: Worth of hidden SSID?

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    Re: Worth of hidden SSID?

    I actually just tried what greekpower suggested above. My AP will not allow that character in the SSID stating that it is an illegal character. I wonder if that error is unique to my AP?

    Has...
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    Re: Not enough physical memory VMware

    Are you using VM player or VM Workstation? I can't tell from reading through this thread. I have experience with both. If you are using VM player and not full VM Workstation I don't think you can...
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    Re: BT4 vm image for virtualbox?

    I have run both. Personally, and some here differ which is OK, I have great experiences with VM Workstation. Ran VM player for awhile but I like the extra bells and whistles with Workstation. I am...
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    Re: can't install BT4 on USB stick

    Also adding one simple thing - but it is so important. This thread is full of posts where members are wondering if the download they have is good, or asking what size the file should be?

    The MD5...
  6. Re: Recognising my network card in backtrack4 on VMWare under Window XP OS

    Many here use the Alfa 1000mw usb wireless. It comes with a 5 dbi antenna now and its range is great. If you decide to go with this one make sure you buy it from a reliable dealer. There are some...
  7. Re: Recognising my network card in backtrack4 on VMWare under Window XP OS

    Correct me if I am wrong but the Atheros AR5006X Wireless Network Adaptor is on the motherboard and not a USB wireless device.

    You MUST be using a USB wireless device when running VM's. You noted...
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    Re: IV number increase slowly when cracking WEP

    No that is really slow. Many normal working setups, mine included, run around 500 pps so you would get 50K in just a few minutes or maybe even less time.

    Assuming this is YOUR AP why not cheat...
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    Re: I've burned bt4-final.iso but i've got a blank dvd

    One habit that you should get into when using large downloaded files: Always run an MD5 checksum comparison to confirm the validity of your download. We always place the MD5 checksum by the link so...
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    Re: AWUS036H connected to ap but web surfing not working

    From my end I don't see any issues with the drivers in Linux. My Alpha 1000 goes blocks from my house. Right now I am only using the standard "out of the box" antenna that ships with the Alpha. I...
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    Re: AWUS036H connected to ap but web surfing not working

    Note: I have the exact same Alpha and went through the just what you are ---- BUT --- now I connect like lightning EVERY single time.

    I shared your experiences. I could run aircrack and most...
  12. Discussioni: Worth of hidden SSID?

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    Re: Worth of hidden SSID?

    I appreciate all the responses. At least I know my own conclusions were correct. I see little point in hiding the SSID. You know it could have a "reverse effect". Might be someone would think I...
  13. Discussioni: Worth of hidden SSID?

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    Worth of hidden SSID?

    Newbie observation and question:

    I have been experimenting by NOT broadcasting my AP's SSID, and then sniffing/watching it using some aircrack tools. I have a VERY active network with
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    Capture an associated client to a saved file?

    I am trying to figure out a way to permanently "capture"/ sniff associated clients using airodump OR some other tool resident in BT4. I have been cracking my AP's WEP key and can clearly see my...
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    Re: BT4 in a VM vs Full install

    Thank you for the feedback. I will spend a few days considering your post. I think I want to learn a bit more in linux than simply pentesting stuff. I need to be honest with myself though and...
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    BT4 in a VM vs Full install

    I have BT4 up and working fairly well using a VM. I am considering a full BT4 installation if there are any performance increases that would merit going full install.

    I am looking for some...
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    Re: Alpha 1000 works great -- install GrimWepa process?

    That worked like a champ. It was very easy to download the items in windows and place them on a flash drive and then copy them to the linux desktop.

    Ran your command line and it installed in a...
  18. Discussioni: how install Vmware

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    Re: how install Vmware

    I have only had my VM going for a few days now and I am also a "newbie". I was thinking the VM tools addition would be over my head.

    I was surprised by how manageable the process was as long as...
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    Alpha 1000 works great -- install GrimWepa process?

    I finally got my Alpha 1000 today and its pretty nice. The AR5009 on the laptop was simply too much trouble for my stage of learning. I am on a VM anyway so I needed a USB wireless.

    I am able to...
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    Re: AR5009 assistance or advice using BackTrack 4

    Well I have beat myself up long enough on this.

    Newbie here. After reading around for like 30 hours I have come to understand that IF I want wireless capabilities I need to get a USB wireless...
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    Re: AR5009 assistance or advice using BackTrack 4

    I am attaching the lspci -v and iwconfig reports as requested. The lspci is kind of long so I only pasted in the section pertaining to the network controller.

    Please note that the AR928X adapter...
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    AR5009 assistance or advice using BackTrack 4

    I have to stop and ask this question after reading around the net. There seems to be a bunch of conflicting responses as to whether or not the Atheros AR5009 drivers are in the BT4 final. I see no...
  23. Discussioni: BT4 with AR928X

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    Re: BT4 with AR928X

    Lincoln I know this has been awhile but I am in the same place.

    While this chip shows as ath9k in BT4 and even works in some ways, I cannot get this chip to inject IV's.


    Simply noting here...
  24. Re: Need to add additional control switches to generate IVS for my file??

    Researching a bit more.

    I logged into HP's website and did some additional research on this laptop. Turns out the onboard chipset (according to HP) is an atheros AR5009 and not the AR5007 that I...
  25. Lincoln, Thanks for the quick and helpful...

    Lincoln,

    Thanks for the quick and helpful response.

    I read through the first part of that link/thread a few days ago. But - I stopped short of the point where I actually used the replay...
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