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Is it possible to install Wireshark only to read PCAP files. Our management doesn't want any network scanner software available to anyone on the network. We get sent pcap files when there is an issue for our dns poduct users and can't process them. I'm trying to justify having wireshark on my system, for local use only!!!

asked 25 Mar '13, 05:24

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On Windows you could install Wireshark without running the WinPCAP installer. That way Wireshark would not get access to network cards for capturing data when started.

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answered 25 Mar '13, 05:27

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This is exactly what i was believing would work. THANKS.

(25 Mar '13, 05:45) rolsen
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