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Posted by:bachya
Subject:Kismet on Windows Error
Date:21:26:44 19/06/2007

> > I've installed Kismet on a few different Windows machines (using the AirPcap adapter) and run it successfully. Today, tried to do the same process with an identical machine, and I keep getting the error "The Kismet client couldn't start - please check your kismet.conf." The issues leading up to this were Kismet having to create the group file and not being able to read either /usr/local/etc/ap_manuf or /usr/local/etc/client_manuf. Sounds like a permissions issue, but I never had to mess with any of that on other Windows machines.
> >
> > Any insight into what's going on? Thanks!
>
> First thing that pops to mind is permissions, namely are you Administrator and did you install it as Administrator?

Yes on both. This isn't connected to a domain, either - just a local machine on which I am Administrator.


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