Downloads:

7,628

Downloads of v 0.86:

4,048

Last Update:

25 Apr 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Nmap

Tags:

driver packetcapture network admin

Npcap

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0.86 | Updated: 25 Apr 2017

Downloads:

7,628

Downloads of v 0.86:

4,048

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Nmap

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Npcap 0.86

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Description

Npcap - Nmap Project's packet sniffing library for Windows, based on WinPcap/Libpcap improved with NDIS 6 and LWF.

Package Details

Npcap is an update of WinPcap to NDIS 6 Light-Weight Filter (LWF) technique. It supports Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 10. It is sponsored by the Nmap Project and developed by Yang Luo under Google Summer of Code 2013 and 2015. It also received many helpful tests from Wireshark and NetScanTools.

Install Parameters

The options are described here: https://rawgit.com/nmap/npcap/master/docs/npcap-guide-wrapper.html#npcap-redistribution-options


tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1
$name   = 'npcap'
$url = 'https://nmap.org/npcap/dist/npcap-0.86.exe'
$silent = '/S'

Install-ChocolateyPackage $name 'exe' $silent $url -checksum 'ab677b9037dc377303e6d68a9b8a8195c8e976efd550a6bb6ce91eed551c5cbe' -checksumType 'sha256'
tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';	# stop on all errors
$packageName = 'Npcap'
$softwareName = 'Npcap*'			#part or all of the Display Name as you see it in Programs and Features. It should be enough to be unique
$installerType = 'EXE' 
$silentArgs = '/S'					# NSIS
$validExitCodes = @(0)
$uninstalled = $false
[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $softwareName

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | % { 
    $file = "$($_.UninstallString)"

    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                                -FileType $installerType `
                                -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                                -File "C:\Program Files\Npcap\uninstall.exe"
  }
} elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
  Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
} elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
  Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
  Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
  Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
  $key | % {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}
}


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