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This package was approved as a trusted package on 1/22/2018.

This Chocolatey spec installs the premier network analyzer.

The Wireshark home site is at
Latest downloads for Wireshark are at

To install Wireshark, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install wireshark

To upgrade Wireshark, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade wireshark


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName = 'WireShark'
    $url32       = ''
    $checksum32  = '1f93c1df271aeaa60161d67abd9e17f48f07f1a7cfc84c3c09076be23b2a845e'
    $url64	     = ''
    $checksum64  = 'f532b664921a317c151ef0fb2b4e7badcdb9ecd5a969d38bd54568a6a0a18c68'
    $toolsPath   = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName            = $packageName
      fileType               = 'EXE'
      url	                 = $url32
      checksum               = $checksum32
      checksumType           = 'sha256'
      url64                  = $url64
      checksum64             = $checksum64
      checksumType64         = 'sha256'
      silentArgs             = '/S /quicklaunchicon=no'
      validExitCodes         = @(0)
      registryUninstallerKey = $packageName
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

Virus Scan Results

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Gerald Combs
  • Wireshark team


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Wireshark 2.4.3 10197 Friday, December 8, 2017 approved
Wireshark 2.4.2 15247 Wednesday, October 11, 2017 approved
Wireshark 2.4.1 46227 Wednesday, August 30, 2017 approved
Wireshark 2.4.0 13509 Thursday, July 20, 2017 approved
Wireshark 2.2.8 1078 Wednesday, July 19, 2017 approved
Wireshark 2.2.7 8153 Friday, June 2, 2017 approved
Wireshark 2.2.6 9636 Thursday, April 13, 2017 approved
Wireshark 2.2.5 8138 Tuesday, March 7, 2017 approved
Wireshark 3593 Friday, February 24, 2017 approved
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