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I am running Mountain lion 10.8 and cannot remove the displayed filter located on the top of the main screen to the right of expression. In my enclosed pic its "ME-exclude my ip src DST"

i have uninstalled and it still appears. How can I remove the filter?! Screen shot

asked 30 Mar '15, 14:57

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edited 30 Mar '15, 15:00


Go to

Edit -> Preferences -> Filter Expressions

Select the filter and click Remove.

Regards
Kurt

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answered 30 Mar '15, 15:14

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Kurt Knochner ♦
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Thank you Kurt. any idea why it remained after performing an unistall as follows. #4 I rebooted instead. How do I uninstall?

1.  Remove /Applications/Wireshark.app
2.  Remove /Library/Application Support/Wireshark
3.  Remove the wrapper scripts from /usr/local/bin
4.  Unload the org.wireshark.ChmodBPF.plist launchd job
5.  Remove /Library/LaunchDaemons/org.wireshark.ChmodBPF.plist
6.  Remove the access_bpf group.
(30 Mar '15, 19:45) mewireshark

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(31 Mar '15, 01:56) Jaap ♦

any idea why it remained after performing an unistall as follows

Maybe because it's in your personal Wireshark preferences file, which probably survived the uninstall !?!

Did you try the steps I mentioned in my answer?

(31 Mar '15, 03:18) Kurt Knochner ♦

Kurt is correct when he says "Maybe because it's in your personal Wireshark preferences file" - uninstalls of applications generally do not remove personal configuration files for those applications.

(06 Apr '15, 10:35) Guy Harris ♦♦

thanks. I did not expect the hidden file to exist after uninstall.

(07 Apr '15, 03:10) mewireshark
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