Installation Package

TrafMeter installation package includes several programs:

TrafMeter Installation Wizard will copy all of the necessary files and ask to reboot your computer. You must reboot the computer after the TrafMeter installation.

Checklist of a properly TrafMeter installation (for Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008)

  1. Open properties of network connections used for capturing the traffic and ensure that the capture driver is installed:
  2. Open the applet "Services" in Windows Control Panel and ensure that TrafMeter service is installed and running:

Errors during installing and removing TrafMeter

Sometimes, it is required a manual removing of the capture driver (for example, this can be due to incorrect removing of previously installed software and manual driver installation). Please, follow the instruction:

  1. Ensure, that TrafMeter can be removed using properly way (via applet "Add/Remove Programs" in Windows Control Panel). If not, see next item.
  2. Open properties of any network connection based on Ethernet adapter. You will see the listbox "This connection uses the following items". If the capture driver exists (called as "TMeter Driver"), you should remove it using "Uninstall" button. If failed, see the next item.
  3. Open registry editor and delete the registry hive HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\tmeter. Reboot your PC. If failed, see the next item.
  4. Open Device Manager and enable show hidden devices. Under network adapters, remove all drivers marked as "TMeter Miniport" and reboot your PC.