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I'm trying to download the most recent version of wireshark but get a 0kb non-executable file. Any ideas what the problem might be?

asked 03 Jan '11, 07:37

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What URL are you using to download? Have you tried browsing the download area at

(03 Jan '11, 07:46) Gerald Combs ♦♦


Thanks for responding, I originally tried to download from Wireshark and I have tried your suggestion and still get 0KB file.

(03 Jan '11, 13:36) securityfan

Do you have any antivirus software in place or a proxy server that might interfere with the download? Can you download from

(03 Jan '11, 16:21) Gerald Combs ♦♦

try a download manager

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answered 03 Jan '11, 13:09

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Thanks for responding. I tried downloading a download manager and got a 0kb file so the problem seems to be a more general one. I've tried a number of other application downloads and got the same response. Documents (e.g pdf) download o.k. Since this isn't specific to wireshark, I'll start looking elsewhere

(03 Jan '11, 20:35) securityfan
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