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Can not open file over 2GB,there is an error .


Hello all When I open a pcap file about 2GB on Win2008 R2 (4 CPU 16GB RAM) ,the program crash and there is an error,I have tried wireshark 1.46 64bit & wireshark 1.50 64bit & wireshar 1.61rc1 64bit, Can you help me to fix it ,thank u very much!

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asked 22 May '11, 03:05

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retagged 25 May '11, 21:46

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One Answer:


Your 16GB memory do not help since Wireshark has other limitations that might cause a crash when loading really huge trace files, see:

To get around that problem you might take a look at my answer here:

answered 22 May '11, 07:14

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edited 22 May '11, 07:16