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Unable to install / uninstall WireShark silently


According to the documentation, running the installer with a "/s" will enable WireShark to be installed silently with the default settings.

I've downloaded wireshark-win32-1.4.3.exe and have been unable to get the /s switch to work.

After a manual install, I have tried a silent uninstall running "uninstall.exe /s". This does not work either.

Any help with the above?


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asked 23 Jan '11, 21:14

chrish's gravatar image

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One Answer:


Are you using /s or /S? NSIS (the system we use to create installation packages) makes a distinction between upper and lower case options.

answered 25 Jan '11, 12:23

Gerald%20Combs's gravatar image

Gerald Combs ♦♦
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edited 25 Jan '11, 12:23

Thank you. I didn't realise the switch was case sensitive. I have tried "/S" and it worked.

(26 Jan '11, 15:33) chrish