So, here it goes…
In order to use this adapter under Windows systems you will need to download it’s driver
After installing the driver you will find that the Alfa wireless LAN utility was also installed on your system.
This utility has a nice feature which enables you to specify the mode of operation
the two modes available are “Station Mode” and “Access Point Mode”
In order to use the AP mode you will need a second LAN/WLAN Adapter which will be connected to the internet, The utility will switch to AP mode and will enable “Internet Connection Sharing”
Now all is left is to configure your AP SSID and Channel number
That’s it you have a Working Access point!
You can see connected clients in the utility “General” tab:
Now we fire up “Cain” choose the Alfa interface and start the sniffer
In order to capture SSL traffic you will need to enable “APR”