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Version 12
Updated 8/15/2011
Works With LiveXP, VistaPE, Win7PE, Win7RescuePE
Dependencies Winbuilder 076 or greater, CommonAPI
Discussion http://www.boot-land.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=6964
Program Website http://www.wireshark.org


v12 – 8/15/11

  • Updated links for Wireshark download
  • Added support for x64 builds
  • Added MSVC++ download option (required for x64)
  • Cleaned up code and interface
  • Moved WinPcap into a seperate script for eaiser mainteenance.

v11 – 4/04/10

  • Updated Wireshark to 1.2.7

v10 – 2/02/10

  • Updated Wireshark to 1.2.6

v9 – 12/18/09

  • Updated Wireshark to 1.2.5

v8 – 11/18/09

  • Updated Wireshark to 1.2.4
  • Added Arch CommonAPI directive

v7 – 11/09/09

  • Updated Wireshark to 1.2.3
  • Updated Winpcap to 4.1.1
  • Added option to always force download

v6 – 9/22/09

  • Updated Wireshark to 1.2.2
  • Updated Winpcap to 4.1 beta5
  • Script now uses CommonAPI for unpack and build type detection
  • Added show program versions in script interface
  • Removed build from local install
  • Removed VistaPE %globalTemplates% check as it is no longer needed with JonF’s updates

v5 – 7/30/09 Minor update

  • New version of Wireshark (1.2.1) added to auto download

v4 – 7/1/09

  • Added auto download
  • Added support for %GlobalTemplates%/download caching
  • Added shortcut to start winpcap manually. (under start>system)
  • Removed AddPostConfig from WinPcap-Vista section. this is no longer needed as the driver entry is sufficient to load the NPF driver.
  • Removed AddAutoRun from WinPcap-XP section. this is no longer needed as the driver entry is sufficient to load the NPF driver.
  • Interface changes including added buttons for setting source to global and purging download cache.

v3 – 4/23/09

  • fixed bug where a trailing \ in folder selection caused file copy to fail
  • some minor code cleanups

v2 – 7/30/09

  • fixed shortcuts not being created (thanks lancelot)
  • added error checking for missing files
  • show winpcap version in script interface
  • added link to this topic in script properties


  • initial release