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Install wireshark on windows server 2012r2 & 2016

asked 2020-05-07 09:30:40 +0000

santhanam gravatar image

updated 2020-05-08 13:15:27 +0000

Hi All,

Does the wireshark installation for the firest time on the windows servers 2012r2 & 2016 require reboot or not ? Please confirm us.


Regards, Santhana

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answered 2020-05-10 13:47:18 +0000

JasMan gravatar image

Due to my experiences with Windows 2008/2012/2016 and the current Wireshark version 3.2.3 there's no reboot needed.

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Wireshark itself doesn't require a reboot but the VC runtime redist or the npcap capture library may need it.

grahamb gravatar imagegrahamb ( 2020-05-10 19:48:02 +0000 )edit

Hi Jasman/Grahamb,

Please check on your test environment and let us confirm us.


santhanam gravatar imagesanthanam ( 2020-05-11 11:37:57 +0000 )edit

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