[Rpcemu] Network setup question

Tony Moore old_coaster at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Feb 28 02:16:17 PST 2013


On 28 Feb 2013, Dave Symes <dave at triffid.co.uk> wrote:

[snip]

> It says in the Networking info (Windows side) that because XP doesn't
> have a native TAP driver, one needs to be installed, and that's what
> happened some while back when I did get RPCEmu networking on an XP
> install.
>
> Does Win-7 Pro have its own TAP driver, if so, does it obviate
> installing an additional TAP driver?

I suspect that Win7 is the same as WinXP. Win7 f1 Help draws a blank on
'virtual ethernet adaptor', and a Google search for 'windows 7 virtual
ethernet adaptor' finds plenty of instructions as to how to install one.

> If not, I guess continuing with the method in the info is the way to
> go?

Here, I installed the TAP driver on a Win7 32bit machine, and it works.

Tony






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