Windows XP is probably not one of the tools you would expect to see listed in a wireless security book. However, there are some advantages to using Windows XP as an operating system for a WLAN user. In addition, a security consultant or even a hacker can use these same advantages to probe a wireless network. Because of this and the growing popularity of the Windows XP operating system, we included a small segment to demonstrate the use of Windows XP in auditing a wireless network.
Full instructions for installing Windows XP are beyond the scope of this book. However, there are several points to make about installing the WNICs. ...