Tech Tip: Installing TrapExploder on Windows 2003 and above

Document created by Darshan_Desai Employee on Jun 17, 2014Last modified by SamCreek on Dec 17, 2016
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To install TrapExploder on Windows 2003 / 2008 server, please do the following:


1) Save the attachement to trapexploder.exe

2) Log onto the target NT 4.0 or Win2k system as 'administrator'

3) From a command prompt, run "trapexploder.exe -dir c:\"

4) Extract the distribution to the desired directory (e.g. \trapx )

5) cd into the installation directory

6) Run 'setup -i' to install

This setup will copy trapexploder.exe, trapexploder.lic, and to the system32 sub-directory under the system  root (e.g. c:\winnt\system32)   --- On windows 2008 box – place it under C:\Windows\System32 or C:\Windows\sysWOW64

To Start the TrapEXPLODER:


7) From command prompt, start the TrapEXPLODER service.


net start trapexploder



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