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Found WinPCAP driver. Aborting installation (Rogue System Detection 5.0.x sensor fails to install)
Technical Articles ID:   KB82306
Last Modified:  12/10/2015
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Environment

McAfee Rogue System Detection (RSD) 5.0.x
WinPcap

Problem

Installation of the RSD 5.0 sensor fails on some RSD-supported Windows operating systems.

McAfee Agent status monitor shows that an error occurred during the sensor installation.

The RSD installation log, C:\Windows\Temp\McAfeeLogs\RSDSEN500-Install.log, records the following error:

Found WinPCAP driver. Aborting installation.

Cause

WinPcap, or any other product using WinPcap (for example, the network capture tool Wireshark), is installed on the Windows computer.

Solution

Remove the WinPcap component completely from the computer, and then deploy the RSD sensor again.

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