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Not sure what happened here … One Day I went to open a PCAP and it looked like this ??? UNKNOWN WTAP_ENCAP ???

Look at PIC attachmrny

I have uninstalled … installed Wireshark numerous times and am not able to get back the proper format of my PCAPs (Below). I have had IT department wipe my PC clean and re-install Wireshark and it still comes back the same way.

Can anyone assist me as to why the format has changed to these UNKNOWN / WTAG_ENCAP whenever I open a PCAP on my laptop?



asked 06 Aug '14, 14:10

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edited 06 Aug '14, 21:57

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Looks like your dissectors could all be disabled. Press CTRL + Shift + E and check if all have a check mark in the status column. To make sure you could click on "Enable All".

Or you can try to create a new profile and see if that helps. The pop up menu for that is on the status bar to the right.

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answered 06 Aug '14, 14:54

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