Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

How can I create a TAP virtual network device in Windows 7?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

The TAP device acts as a bridge between the network and a piece of software. Creating a TAP device is easy enough, but it won't do anything by itself - it needs some software to handle the data that's passed to the network interface.

Creating a TAP interface is detailed here: http://www.varsanofiev.com/inside/using_tuntap_under_windows.htm

There's a sample C program there to show how software to work with it can be created.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.