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Currently, I am working with Windows7. What installer package should I use?

asked 08 Dec '11, 12:33

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edited 08 Dec '11, 13:03

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You should use either the 32-Bit or 64-Bit Windows installer from the Wireshark Downloads page as appropriate for your architecture.

You can tell whether you are running a 32-Bit or 64-Bit version of Windows by going to Control Panel -> System and checking the System Type value listed there. The 32-Bit version of Wireshark will run quite happily on a 64-Bit version of Windows, so you are also free to install that.

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answered 08 Dec '11, 12:56

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edited 08 Dec '11, 13:11


The 32 bit installer will work whatever your version of Windows. The 64 bit version will only run on 64 bit Windows. Unless you really have a need to open enormous captures, the 32 bit installer will do most folks fine.

(08 Dec '11, 13:08) grahamb ♦
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