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Hi,

I am a very new user of Wireshark and don't have the knowledge on networking.

I have, as of now, installed Wireshark 1.2.8 on my laptop (Win-7 pro), and my machine is connected to LAN. Can someone please suggest how can I use Wireshark to monitor any machine connected to LAN? I am able to ping it also. Please share simple steps, and help me.

Regards, Devender

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asked 26 Sep '11, 03:15

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As said, get a newer version from the download page. Then explore the documentation, and the Wiki.

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answered 26 Sep '11, 10:22

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  • 1st, I suggest to download a newer version of wireshark as 1.2.8 not supported any more.
  • Usually you should check menu Capture -> Capture Options... Select an interface (network connection) you want to capture.
  • If everything is ok, start capturing with Capture -> Start
  • Capture -> End will stop the capturing.
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