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Our business may need to use Wire Shark for looking at packet data for a client, However, with this program being shared with all employees in the company. We don't want anyone to actually look at our internal data.

Is there a way that we can disable the Live Packet Sniff part of the program?

asked 05 Feb '14, 05:07

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Is there a way that we can disable the Live Packet Sniff part of the program?

Yes, you can do one of the following

  • 'distribute' the portable version of Wireshark and don't install WinPcap on the company systems.
  • build your own installation package that does not include WinPcap, by using your preferred software distribution tool to create a 'snapshot' of a system with Wireshark (but without WinPcap).
  • use the silent installation of the default package. Run the installation package with option /S on Windows, as that does not install WinPcap. See also here:


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answered 05 Feb '14, 05:23

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edited 05 Feb '14, 06:34

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