Wireshark + Winpcap beta on Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Server 2008 R2 currently requires the beta version of winpcap, and you need to run the installer in compatibility mode to install it.

  1. Download wireshark
  2. Down the winpcap 4.1 beta
  3. Right click the winpcap installer, properties, compatibility mode, set to server 2008
  4. Install wincap
  5. Install wireshark
  6. Open an administrative command prompt (right click, run as administrator)
  7. “sc start npf”
  8. Run wireshark

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