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HI

I installed Wireshark on my home net. However the WinPcap install failed, stating WinPCap was already installed. (Surprised me!) It named a file 'npf.sys' when I attempt force the install.

Do I fix this by deleting this file first? (and is it the only item stopping the install)?

Thanks,

Mike Duffy

asked 20 Aug '15, 09:31

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edited 20 Aug '15, 09:32


Have you installed any other software that does network capture\manipulation type stuff, as that may have been the source of the other npf.sys (which is a component of WinPCap).

Is there already an installed version of WinPCap in "Add or Remove Programs", or the Win 10 equivalent?

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answered 20 Aug '15, 09:45

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