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Hi, I am using wireshark version 1.6.2 with some custom plug ins. many times when i try to apply a filer I receive "wireshark had stopped working"

asked 18 Nov '13, 04:55

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Some questions:

  • did have that problem with plugin all the time or just recently?
  • are the filters related to the functionality of the plugins or does it happen with simple standard filters ( or ip.addr and the like)?
(18 Nov '13, 10:19) Kurt Knochner ♦

While this doesn't sound good, the typical hint is: get the latest stable build. 1.6.2 is ancient, so if you're using a prebuilt package you should get an update, or compile from source if there isn't any ;-)

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answered 18 Nov '13, 04:57

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i can't since my plug-ins compiled for this version

(18 Nov '13, 04:58) ItamarL

oh, ok. You need to think about how to get your plug-ins to the latest version then.

In the meantime, try deleting your profile settings, maybe there is something in the settings that causes this. Best would be to do a backup of the settings files first so that you can restore them if it didn't help.

Next step would be to do a fresh install of a 1.6.2 version (maybe as a portable version in a parallel install) to verify that it is a problem that 1.6.2 has, and not something your plugins cause.

(18 Nov '13, 05:01) Jasper ♦♦
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