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I just got my new laptop and now I am outfitting it with all my programs, one of which is Network Stumbler. I do however have a problem, apparently my networking card is not compatible with this program so what I want to know is are there any good programs out there like network Stumbler that could possibly work with my card? It is a Broadcom Wi-Fi adapter.
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I just got my new laptop and now I am outfitting it with all my programs, one of which is Network Stumbler. I do however have a problem, apparently my networking card is not compatible with this program so what I want to know is are there any good programs out there like network Stumbler that could possibly work with my card? It is a Broadcom Wi-Fi adapter.
Why not use Windows?
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Why not use Windows?
Windows is bad at detecting wireless signals and it does not do it in real time like Stumbler does. It makes finding a wireless access point incredibly more easy than Windows network finder.
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Does this laptop happen to have vista? If so netstumbler doesn't work in vista. I'd recommend using this instead.
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Does this laptop happen to have vista? If so netstumbler doesn't work in vista. I'd recommend using this instead.
Looks good but for some reason it Stops responding once I start searching for AP's. Any other Suggestion?

Edit: And by the way, the laptop uses Vista 64 bit
Edited by FireMarshallBill - 7/5/08 at 11:40pm
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Looks good but for some reason it Stops responding once I start searching for AP's. Any other Suggestion?

Edit: And by the way, the laptop uses Vista 64 bit
Kind of odd since vistumbler is just using Windows' netsh...Try http://www.metageek.net/products/inssider
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