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OS: Windows 7;

I have about 100 Mb of free space on disk C. When I launch capture in Wireshark, this space decreases fast (because of temporary data buffering on hard disk). Through several minutes space is exhausted and capture stops. Can I tell Wireshark to store data to other disk (say, disk D with much free space).

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asked 24 Nov '11, 03:46

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edited 24 Nov '11, 10:31

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Wireshark stores the temporary capture files in the system temp directory. If you could change your system settings to use a temp folder on D: you're good to go.

The other solution - if you can't change your system temp path permanently - is, to start Wireshark from a batch file that sets a "temporary" temp path before calling the wireshark executable.

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answered 24 Nov '11, 04:18

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