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    Default Aircrack-ng very slow

    Hello,

    First time posting here so hopefully in the right place.

    Right, I have been using aircrack-ng 1.0 to crack WEP encryption of my friends network (with permission)

    After gather packets on the correct channel using commview for wifi, and then exporting the logs to captures files i run aircrack.

    On the Aircrack GUI I select all capture files and then the cmd.exe output shows.

    *File Names*
    *Files Names*
    Reading Packets, please wait...

    And then it sits like this for around 30minutes. Is this normal??
    I have 34 capture files, each at 30MB with a total of around 2million packets.
    Running it on a laptop with 2.4ghz core2duo, 2MB RAM, 250HDD @7200rpm.

    Should it normally take this long to read packets?
    thanks

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    Are you loading up all 34 of those 30MB capture files at once? If so, yea, that speed is not too surprising.

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    Yeah. I am selection all the files from the aircrack GUI.
    But this is the only way i can get enough IVs to crack WEP as so far i need around 2million packets to get 200,000 IVs.

    is there a way around this? Or do i just have to wait?

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    you shouldn't need that many =P try just 50,000

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    It seems to require much more than that, it takes about 120,000 ivs to crack
    wep at the moment.But my card is unable to inject. could this be why?

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    Whether your card can inject will not affect how many IVs you need. Whether you can inject will affect how many IVs you can generate.

    If you have 120K I would think that would be enough, but if it isn't then keep capturing.

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