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"The capture session could not be initiated ... (Error calling PacketGetTimestampModes: ... (1))." error when capturing

asked 2021-11-06 02:33:26 +0000

updated 2021-11-06 21:38:58 +0000

Guy Harris gravatar image

When I start the wireshark to monitor the interface It show the error message "The capture session could not be initiated on interface '\Device\NPF_{B9499BC2-E731-4608-85E6-CE2F4FD5C025}' (Error calling PacketGetTimestampModes: 功能錯誤。 (1))."

How should I do to solve this problem?

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Please add output of wireshark -v or Help->About Wireshark to the question. That will include version info needed to help diagnose this.

Chuckc gravatar imageChuckc ( 2021-11-06 13:17:42 +0000 )edit
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answered 2021-11-06 21:44:28 +0000

Guy Harris gravatar image

This is probably a result of Wireshark using Npcap libraries but the driver being used by the Npcap libraries either being an older Npcap driver or even a WinPcap driver, i.e. mismatched software being installed.

Try un-installing WinPcap (if it's installed) and Npcap, and then try downloading and installing the latest version of Npcap from

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