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I am using Wireshark Version 2.0.3 But on every system startup or fresh installation of wireshark v2.0.3 I am prompted to upgrade to release v2.2.1; Because of upgrade personal configurations are overwritten.

But tried to do changes in Wireshark base code in config.nmake as shown as below Line No. 1737 WINSPARKLE_CONFIG=^#define HAVE_SOFTWARE_UPDATE 0 (Changed it to 0 as it is 1 by default)

Please let me know if any other changes to be taken care

Attaching Update Ref. as below alt text

Regards Dinesh

asked 19 Oct '16, 11:43

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edited 21 Oct '16, 03:24

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Are you trying to compile a Wireshark executable that doesn't support updates at all? If so, you should be able to pass -DENABLE_WINSPARKLE=OFF to cmake. If you simply want to disable software updates, go to Edit → Preferences → Advanced and disable the gui.update.enabled preference.

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answered 21 Oct '16, 11:06

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Thanks Gerald Combs

DENABLE_WINSPARKLE=OFF worked for my requirement

(22 Oct '16, 22:41) Dinesh Babu ...
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