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A guide to uninstall wireshark from your PC

wireshark is a Windows application. Read more about how to remove it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Ixia. Open here for more info on Ixia. wireshark is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Ixia\Wireshark\ directory, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the application. The full command line for removing wireshark is MsiExec.exe /I{4C6BF9CE-B132-4B68-B755-3B90A27A65F7}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for admin rights. wireshark's primary file takes around 3.01 MB (3161088 bytes) and is called wireshark.exe.

wireshark contains of the executables below. They take 3.78 MB (3963904 bytes) on disk.

  • capinfos.exe (51.50 KB)
  • dumpcap.exe (125.00 KB)
  • editcap.exe (71.50 KB)
  • mergecap.exe (34.00 KB)
  • rawshark.exe (114.50 KB)
  • text2pcap.exe (50.00 KB)
  • tshark.exe (337.50 KB)
  • wireshark.exe (3.01 MB)
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The information on this page is only about version of wireshark. For more wireshark versions please click below:

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A way to delete wireshark from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

wireshark is a program released by Ixia. Some people decide to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because uninstalling this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK action to uninstall wireshark is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to optimize your system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find wireshark or simply click the Search field and type in "wireshark". If it is installed on your PC the wireshark application will be found automatically. When you select wireshark in the list of applications, the following data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding wireshark, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall wireshark.
Uninstall wireshark

8. After removing wireshark, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong wireshark which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing wireshark using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall wireshark by Ixia from your computer, nor are we saying that wireshark by Ixia is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall wireshark in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-08-29 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-29 09:52:24.287