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Hi, I am downloading wireshark for the first time, and while installing I get the following error:

Error opening file for writing: C:\Program Files\Wireshark\uninstall.exe

now - I dont have that file because this is the first time I am installing... :-( any suggestions? thanks, Nir

asked 04 Oct '14, 22:58

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From the tags, I guess you are using Win 8, can you be more specific?

Do you have any AV or endpoint protection installed?

Have you disabled UAC?

(05 Oct '14, 03:39) grahamb ♦

Hi Graham, yes - I am using windows8... actually I was able to come over it - I just installed it in C:\Program Files wireshark instead of in C:\Program Files dont know why exatly, but it solved the problem. Thanks for helping!

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answered 05 Oct '14, 04:12

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