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Is it possible to capture wireless packets on my wireless network using sniffers (ie. wireshark)? If so, could you give links that can guide me to do this?

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Yes very much possible. You already named the best in the class.

Sniff Wireless Packets with Wireshark in windows

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I am assuming Dave is using windows. – kaji Jan 19 '12 at 2:16
I am using Windows. :) – Dave Jan 19 '12 at 2:27

airdump-ng is great if you want to capture packets and save them for later usage.

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