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 ====== Tutorial: Aircrack-ng Suite under Windows for Dummies ====== ====== Tutorial: Aircrack-ng Suite under Windows for Dummies ======
-Version: 1.01 April 16, 2007\\+Version: 1.02 December 18, 2007\\
 By: darkAudax By: darkAudax
  
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 Here is a quick recap of the limitations:​ Here is a quick recap of the limitations:​
  
-  * Very few supported wireless cards: ​ There are very few wireless cards which will work with the aircrack-ng suite. ​ Most laptops come with Intel-based cards and none of these are supported. ​ See the following links: [[compatibility_drivers|Compatibility,​ Drivers, Which Card to Purchase]] and [[compatible_cards|Tutorial:​ Is My Wireless Card Compatibile?]] for more information. ​ It is also important to note that there is little or no documentation accurately describing which version of the third party drivers you require for each card.+  * Very few supported wireless cards: ​ There are very few wireless cards which will work with the aircrack-ng suite. ​ Most laptops come with Intel-based cards and none of these are supported. ​ See the following links: [[compatibility_drivers|Compatibility,​ Drivers, Which Card to Purchase]] and [[compatible_cards|Tutorial:​ Is My Wireless Card Compatible?]] for more information. ​ It is also important to note that there is little or no documentation accurately describing which version of the third party drivers you require for each card.
  
   * Dependency on third parties: The Windows world is highly proprietary and thus the source code for the drivers is not available publicly. ​ As a result, no troubleshooting or fixes are available from the aircrack-ng team for these third party drivers. ​ If there is a problem, you are on your own.   * Dependency on third parties: The Windows world is highly proprietary and thus the source code for the drivers is not available publicly. ​ As a result, no troubleshooting or fixes are available from the aircrack-ng team for these third party drivers. ​ If there is a problem, you are on your own.
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   * 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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 Here are the basic steps to install and use the aircrack-ng suite under Windows: Here are the basic steps to install and use the aircrack-ng suite under Windows:
  
-  - Get a compatible wireless card:  See the following links: [[compatibility_drivers|Compatibility,​ Drivers, Which Card to Purchase]] and [[compatible_cards|Tutorial:​ Is My Wireless Card Compatibile?]] for more information.+  - Get a compatible wireless card:  See the following links: [[compatibility_drivers|Compatibility,​ Drivers, Which Card to Purchase]] and [[compatible_cards|Tutorial:​ Is My Wireless Card Compatible?]] for more information.
   - Install the drivers: ​ Based on step one above, install the drivers per these [[install_drivers#​windows|instructions]].   - Install the drivers: ​ Based on step one above, install the drivers per these [[install_drivers#​windows|instructions]].
   - Install aircrack-ng suite: See these [[install_aircrack#​under_windows|instructions]].   - Install aircrack-ng suite: See these [[install_aircrack#​under_windows|instructions]].
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