Win10Pcap Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Win10Pcap is a new WinPcap-based Ethernet packet capture library. Unlike the original WinPcap, Win10Pcap is compatible with NDIS 6.x driver model to work stably with Windows 10. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Win10Pcap from the command line using the MSI installer.

How to Install Win10Pcap Silently

Win10Pcap 10.2.5002 Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download the file to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: MsiExec.exe /i Win10Pcap-v10.2-5002.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the Win10Pcap in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Win10Pcap
Vendor:Daiyuu Nobori, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Version:10.2.5002
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i Win10Pcap-v10.2-5002.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x {B5B58F8A-1984-4F3E-B400-235A6E005002} /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa {B5B58F8A-1984-4F3E-B400-235A6E005002} /qn
Download Link:http://www.win10pcap.org/download/

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Create an Installation Log File

The MSI installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

Win10Pcap 10.2.5002 Silent Install with Logging

MsiExec.exe /i Win10Pcap-v10.2-5002.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\Win10Pcap-Install.log"

How to Uninstall Win10Pcap Silently

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

Win10Pcap 10.2.5002 Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {B5B58F8A-1984-4F3E-B400-235A6E005002} /qn

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

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