Which operating system you are using, you can download and install Wireshark on your computer according to your system. In this article, we will configure Wireshark on Windows 10 64-Bit operating system.
How to Use Wireshark on Windows 10
As you know, Wireshark is a network analysis program. It analyzes and reports all incoming and outgoing IP packets on the interface to which you connected to the Internet. In our previous article, we have given detailed information about what Wireshark is.
In this article, we will examine how to install Wireshark. Before proceeding with the installation steps, you must download Wireshark from its site to your computer.
Download the program from here to your computer according to the operating system you use.
Run the installation file as an administrator.
Continue by clicking Next in the setup wizard.
Click I Agree to accept the license agreement.
Continue leaving the components as default.
In the Select additional tasks window, select the Desktop Icon option to create the shortcut.
Leave the installation location as default and continue by clicking Next.
The most important utility of this software is WinPcap. Select Install WinPcap and click Next.
The USBPcap software is required to capture USB devices. If you want to install this program, select Install USBPcap and continue.
Wait while the necessary files extract and installation is starting.
Click Next to install WinPcap.
Accept the WinPcap license agreement.
Select the option below to have the WinPcap driver start automatically while your computer is booting and click Next.
WinPcap installation is completed and click Finish to start the USBPcap installation.
Accept the USBPcap driver license agreement and click Next.
Accept the USBPcapCMD license and proceed with the installation.
Leave the USBPcap installation type options by default and continue with the installation.
Start the USBPcap installation.
Once the installation is complete, the wizard will continue to setup.
Installing the network analysis program…
After completing the installation steps, click Next to proceed to the next step.
Now reboot your Windows computer for the changes to take effect.
After your computer restarts, open the program. The first boot image of the network analysis program is as follows. To analyze network traffic, you must select your network card in which you are connected to the Internet or in your test environment.
If you use a wifi adapter to connect to the Internet, double-click your wifi adapter.
When your computer is accessing the Internet, the program will analyze the IP packets and report them as follows.
You can check the version of the network analysis program you have installed on your computer in Help / About section.
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In this article, we have performed the installation steps of the Wireshark 64 bit on Windows 10 64 bit operating system. In our next articles, we will discuss its usage in detail. Thanks for following us!