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I have a laptop with Win 8 64 bit. When I tried to install I got a WinPcap error. Any recommendations...

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as you did not mention the error, I assume it's the "standard" problem of WinPcap on Windows 8.

Most certainly, you need to install WinPcap in "compatibility" mode. See the following questions here

http://ask.wireshark.org/questions/12956/install-on-windows-8-winpcap-issue
http://ask.wireshark.org/questions/7425/windows-8-support

and some other links.

http://www.acumen-corp.com/Blog/tabid/298/entryid/56/How-to-Install-WinPCap-for-Wireshark-on-Windows-Server-2012-and-Windows-8.aspx
http://microsoftarena.net/winpcap-on-windows-8-how-to/

Regards
Kurt

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answered 01 Jan '13, 14:28

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