Can't turn "ignore local traffic" option on

Started by GL1zdA

Can't turn "ignore local traffic" option on   02 April 2014, 01:15

I want to turn the "ignore local traffic" option on, but it's disabled and there's no hint. What's wrong? I use Windows 8 Pro. Any solutions to this problem?
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Re: Can't turn "ignore local traffic" option on   02 April 2014, 15:07

Yes, as the help mentions

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The Ignore local traffic within the LAN option enables NetWorx to take into account only your Internet traffic, excluding all local communications.
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This feature requires a network driver that comes with the installation package. It is not available in the portable edition.

Re: Can't turn "ignore local traffic" on   04 April 2014, 06:43

Yes, I've read it. I'm using the portable edition, but I have also WinPcap installed (WinPcap_4_1_3.exe) - according to the manual this should work. Any hints, how to check where the problem is?
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Re: Can't turn "ignore local traffic" on   04 April 2014, 10:36

WinPCap is different to the built-in driver and only allows filtering traffic on a specific adapter.

Choose an adapter prefixed with Ignore LAN traffic from the drop down box of interfaces (above the the disabled option).

Re: Can't turn "ignore local traffic" on   05 April 2014, 04:42

Okay, I've chosen the adapter, the option is still disabled and grayed out, but I assume it still works. Now I've launched netstat and it shows me download and upload speed per connection. The new problem is, it doesn't update it, even if I click "refresh". How can I solve this problem?

UPDATE: Nevermind, I see now, how it works. Thanks for help.

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