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I would like to deploy Wireshark to multiple desktops/laptops using Group Policy but need the installer to be in msi format to do this. Could you please advise how I can extract the msi from the Wireshark exe and the commands/properties I should use in order to install it silently/unattended?

asked 31 Oct '12, 03:28

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edited 31 Oct '12, 03:31


Wireshark doesn't use an msi installer, instead it uses NSIS. There is no way to convert the NSIS script that builds the installer to msi format.

If you Google around a bit you should find utilities and recipes for creating an msi wrapper for .exe installers.

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answered 31 Oct '12, 04:26

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