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Author Topic: Using airodump-ng first without putting card into monitor mode?  (Read 1907 times)

Somedude999

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So I tried to do airdump-ng without putting the card into monitor mode using airmon-ng and airdumo worked. So i ran iwconfig and saw my interfernce wlan1 in monitor mode. So i used airmon-ng stop wlan1command and then the ouput was like Interference not in station mode don't do this again run this command. I ran the command it suggested and immediately my interfernce with my external netgear WG111v3 usb adapter was gone. So I unplugged it. Then I plugged it in back and it worked fine. But this time i used airmon-ng to put it in monitor mode and as usual it created a new interface called wlan1mon.

My questions:

What's the problem in running airodump-ng first?

Why did the scary message occur?

Is my Netgear WG111v3 wireless adapter damaged?

Some additional info about OS

Live Kali Usb on MacOS
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Re: Using airodump-ng first without putting card into monitor mode?
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2018, 09:17:54 am »

What were the exact command you ran and what were the exact error message? I have no idea what you're talking about with the vague description you're giving.
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