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Wireshark.exe is part of Wireshark and developed by The Wireshark developer community, https://www.wireshark.org/ according to the Wireshark.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like Wireshark.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

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Wireshark.exe's description is "Wireshark".

Wireshark.exe is digitally signed by The Wireshark developer community, https://www.wireshark.org/.

Wireshark.exe is an .exe file.

Wireshark.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Wireshark\Wireshark.exe

Wireshark.exe basic information

Description
Wireshark
Internal Name
Wireshark 3.4.2
Version
3.4.2
Hash
A9E5508AFB22EB97A29C0B8FF7F2B1B5

Wireshark.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Wireshark\dumpcap.exe

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List of the actions Wireshark.exe executes on a user's PC
%APPDATA%\Wireshark new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Wireshark\profiles new catalogue created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\Wireshark new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\Wireshark\WinSparkle Settings new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\Wireshark\WinSparkle Settings\\CheckForUpdates new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\Wireshark\WinSparkle Settings\\UpdateInterval new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\Wireshark\WinSparkle Settings\\LastCheckTime new registry key parameter created
%APPDATA%\Wireshark\recent new file created
%APPDATA%\Wireshark\recent_common new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\QtProject new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\QtProject\OrganizationDefaults new registry key created
%APPDATA%\Wireshark\cfilters new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\33\52C64B7E\\@C:\Windows\system32\windows.storage.dll,-50691 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\96\ComDlgLegacy new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\96\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7} new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\96\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Mode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\96\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\LogicalViewMode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\96\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\FFlags new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\96\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\IconSize new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\96\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Sort new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\96\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\ColInfo new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\96\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupView new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\96\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByKey:FMTID new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\AMD\HKIDs\\3264*wireshark.exe new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\96\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByKey:PID new registry key parameter created
%APPDATA%\Wireshark\preferences new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\96\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByDirection new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\AMD\HKIDs\\26D8*wireshark.exe new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\QtProject\OrganizationDefaults\FileDialog new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\Wireshark\WinSparkle Settings\\UpdateTempDir new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\QtProject\OrganizationDefaults\FileDialog\\history new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\QtProject\OrganizationDefaults\FileDialog\\lastVisited new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\QtProject\OrganizationDefaults\FileDialog\\viewMode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\QtProject\OrganizationDefaults\FileDialog\\qtVersion new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\33\52C64B7E\\@C:\Windows\system32\rdpendp.dll,-1001 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\33\52C64B7E\\@C:\Windows\system32\zipfldr.dll,-10195 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\\7 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\7 new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\7\\0 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\7\0 new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\7\\MRUListEx new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\7\0\\0 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\7\0\0 new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\7\0\\MRUListEx new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\7\0\0\\0 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\7\0\0\0 new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\7\0\0\\MRUListEx new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\7\0\0\0\\NodeSlot new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\7\0\0\0\\MRUListEx new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\99 new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\99\Shell new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\99\Shell\\SniffedFolderType new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\99\ComDlgLegacy new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\99\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7} new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\99\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Mode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\99\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\LogicalViewMode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\99\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\FFlags new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\AMD\HKIDs\\2624*wireshark.exe new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\99\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\IconSize new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\99\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Sort new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\99\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\ColInfo new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\99\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupView new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\99\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByKey:FMTID new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\51\E27DDEF7\\@%SystemRoot%\System32\ci.dll,-100 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\99\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByKey:PID new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\51\E27DDEF7\\@%SystemRoot%\System32\ci.dll,-101 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\99\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByDirection new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\51\E27DDEF7\\@%SystemRoot%\system32\dnsapi.dll,-103 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\33\52C64B7E\\@windows.storage.dll,-21825 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\51\E27DDEF7\\@%SystemRoot%\System32\fveui.dll,-843 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\12\ComDlgLegacy new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\51\E27DDEF7\\@%SystemRoot%\System32\fveui.dll,-844 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\12\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7} new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\51\E27DDEF7\\@%SystemRoot%\System32\wuaueng.dll,-400 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\12\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Mode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\51\E27DDEF7\\@%SystemRoot%\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe,-124 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\12\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\LogicalViewMode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\51\E27DDEF7\\@%SystemRoot%\system32\NgcRecovery.dll,-100 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\12\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\FFlags new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\12\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\IconSize new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\12\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Sort new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\12\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\ColInfo new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\12\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupView new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\12\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByKey:FMTID new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\12\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByKey:PID new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\12\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByDirection new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\36\ComDlgLegacy new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\36\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7} new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\36\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Mode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\36\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\LogicalViewMode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\36\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\FFlags new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\36\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\IconSize new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\36\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Sort new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\36\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\ColInfo new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\36\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupView new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\36\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByKey:FMTID new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\36\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByKey:PID new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\36\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByDirection new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\16\ComDlgLegacy new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\16\ComDlgLegacy\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7} new registry key created

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