Is there a way to install Winpcap on Windows XP without admin rights?

  • You could always compile it from source. – MaQleod Oct 31 '10 at 20:57
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    Guess you are trying Firesheep... Your wireless card prob won't capture packets unless run as an admin anyway, so even if you could run pcap, it won't work. – Rich Bradshaw Oct 31 '10 at 22:18

You can take advantage of Wireshark to use the portable version of Winpcap. You won't need admin rights as they are portable apps.

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    And this probably could be used for analyzing logs only, not for capturing data, since putting a NIC into promiscuous mode still requires administrator privileges. – vtest Oct 31 '10 at 19:49

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