How to Install thedude on Windows 7

Open my access point at home for public use sometime lead me to trouble. Selfish neighbor sometime use it for download huge file and make my surf experience getting worst at that time. I feel I only need to educate them for use the connection wisely. My homework is detect who is using the connection right now. I choose The Dude from Mikrotik to help me find out who is the bad guy :-)

In this post I’ll describe step by step guide install The Dude for Windows. Lets get start!

1. Download latest version of The Dude by click here.

Save the file to my document or other folder that you like.

2. Double click the file to start install.

Click I agree when you see license agreement step.

Choose The Dude Components, click Next

Pick Destination Folder, click Browse if you want to choose other folder than C:\Program Files\Dude and click Install when you’re done.

The wizard will start copy all required files and install it.

Click Close.

3. Run The Dude

Click Start -> The Dude

Choose language, use English.

New Windows Firewall will appear. Choose allowed networks and click “Allow Access”

4. Device Discovery

By default The Dude will enter networks automatically by read current setting. You just need to click Discover button to start work.

Wait for a while and you’ll see all devices connected in the network at the moment.

Pick your ‘friends’ in the network and give them warm greeting for use network resource. I love this device as I can find my friends quickly and easy.

See you in other post!