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Should I remove Wireshark 64-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,335
United States Rank #16,021
Reach 0.0119%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.68 days
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Average installed length: 196.53 days


1.8.5 100.00%

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Wireshark 1.8.5 64-bit

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What is Wireshark 64-bit?

Wireshark is a free and open-source packet analyzer. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications protocol development, and education. Wireshark allows the user to put network interface controllers that support promiscuous mode into that mode, in order to see all traffic visible on that interface, not just traffic addressed to one of the interface's configured addresses and broadcast/multicast traffic. Capturing raw network traffic from an interface requires elevated privileges on some platforms.

About  (from The Wireshark developer community)

Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer, and is the standard in many industries. It is the continuation of a project that started in 1998. Hundreds of developers around the world have contributed to it, and it is still under active development. It is cross-platform, features both GUI and CLI interfa...  Read more


The primary executable is named wireshark.exe. The setup package generally installs about 52 files and is usually about 79.38 MB (83,235,974 bytes). The program uses the GLib GNOME library.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wireshark.org
Help link: ask.wireshark.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Wireshark
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Wireshark\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 79.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Wireshark 1.8.5 64-bit

Program executable:wireshark.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\wireshark\wireshark.exe
Additional files:
  • libwireshark.dll - Wireshark (Wireshark dissector library)
  • libwsutil.dll - Wireshark utility library
  • text2pcap.exe - Text2pcap
  • wiretap-1.8.0.dll - Wireshark capture file library
  • capinfos.exe - Capinfos
  • mergecap.exe - Mergecap
  • rawshark.exe - Rawshark
  • dumpcap.exe - Dumpcap
  • editcap.exe - Editcap
  • tshark.exe - TShark
  • liblzma-5.dll (by The Tukaani Project ) - XZ Utils <http://tukaani.org/xz/> (liblzma data compression library)
  • lua5.1.dll (by Lua.org) - Lua - The Programming Language (Lua Language Run Time)
  • WinPcap_4_1_2.exe (by CACE Technologies) - WinPcap 4.1.2 (WinPcap 4.1.2 installer)
  • libgpg-error-0.dll (by g10 Code GmbH) - libgpg-error (libgpg-error - Common error codes)
  • libpangocairo-1.0-0.dll (by Red Hat Software) - PangoCairo
  • libpangowin32-1.0-0.dll (by Red Hat Software) - PangoWin32
  • libgcrypt-11.dll (by g10 Code GmbH) - libgcrypt (Libgcrypt - The GNU Crypto Library)
  • uninstall.exe (by Wireshark development team) - Wireshark installer for 64-bit Windows
  • libpangoft2-1.0-0.dll - PangoFT2
  • libpango-1.0-0.dll - Pango
  • libgdk_pixbuf-2.0-0.dll (by The GTK developer community) - GTK+ (GIMP Toolkit)
  • libgdk-win32-2.0-0.dll (by The GTK developer community) - GIMP Drawing Kit
  • libgio-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GLib (Gio)
  • libglib-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community)
  • libgmodule-2.0-0.dll - GModule
  • libgobject-2.0-0.dll - GObject
  • libgthread-2.0-0.dll - GThread
  • libgtk-win32-2.0-0.dll
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • libatk-1.0-0.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - atk
  • libcairo-2.dll
  • libcares-2.dll
  • libexpat-1.dll
  • libffi-5.dll
  • libfontconfig-1.dll
  • libfreetype-6.dll
  • libGeoIP-1.dll
  • libgnutls-26.dll
  • libgnutls-extra-26.dll
  • libgnutls-openssl-26.dll
  • libjasper-1.dll
  • libjpeg-8.dll
  • libpixman-1-0.dll
  • libpng14-14.dll
  • libpng15-15.dll
  • libsmi-2.dll
  • libtasn1-3.dll
  • libtiff-5.dll
  • libxml2-2.dll

How do I remove Wireshark 64-bit?

Quickly and completely remove Wireshark 1.8.5 (64-bit) from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Wireshark 64-bit from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Wireshark 1.8.5 (64-bit), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Wireshark 64-bit.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.04%
Windows 10 16.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.58%
Windows 7 Professional 23.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.05%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.70%
Windows 8 Pro 5.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.90%
  Germany 6.29%
  France 6.29%
  Canada 3.85%
  Belgium 2.80%
  United Kingdom 2.80%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Taiwan 1.75%
  Australia 1.40%
  DK 1.40%
  Italy 1.40%
  Japan 1.40%
  India 1.05%
  Austria 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.49%
Hewlett-Packard 20.41%
ASUS 18.37%
Acer 12.24%
Toshiba 4.76%
Samsung 4.08%
Intel 3.40%
Lenovo 2.72%
Alienware 2.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.33%
ASUSTeK K53SV 2.50%
ASUSTeK N53SM 2.50%
Dell OptiPlex 990 2.50%
MSI MS-7751 2.50%

About (from The Wireshark developer community)

Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network.
Publisher URL: www.wireshark.org


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