Fix your wpcap.dll error

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wpcap.dll, File description: wpcap.dll Dynamic Link Library - based on libpcap

Errors related to wpcap.dll can arise for a few different different reasons. For instance, a faulty application, wpcap.dll has been deleted or misplaced, corrupted by malicious software present on your PC or a damaged Windows registry.

The most commonly occurring error messages are:

  • The program can't start because wpcap.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.
  • There was a problem starting wpcap.dll. The specified module could not be found.
  • Error loading wpcap.dll. The specified module could not be found.
  • The code execution cannot proceed because wpcap.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem.
  • wpcap.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vender for support.

In the vast majority of cases, the solution is to properly reinstall wpcap.dll on your PC, to the Windows system folder. Alternatively, some programs, notably PC games, require that the DLL file is placed in the game/application installation folder.

For detailed installation instructions, see our FAQ.

Additional details about wpcap.dll

Wpcap.dll is a DLL used by packet sniffing and low-level network utilities running on Windows(r). If a program requires this DLL file, and you do not recall using a program that needs low-level network access, then a program may be trying to capture your network data or hack systems on your home network.


2014-09-01 DLL-Files.com Support Says:

While the file itself is not necessarily dangerous, this file is currently being used by several hacker groups augmenting their in-house developed Trojans to create massive botnets, both for DDoS purposes and to capture sensitive information like your passwords, web traffic and private information from your local network. Unless otherwise noted we do not recommend installing this file until the situation is changed.

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Version

Architecture

File size

Language

Company

Description

4.1.0.2980

64

0.35 MB

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Riverbed Technology, Inc.

wpcap.dll Dynamic Link Library - based on libpcap 1.0rel0b branch (20091008)

MD5: a672f1cf00fa5ac3f4f59577f77d8c86
SHA-1: b68e64401d91c75cafa810086a35cd0838c61a4b
Zip file size: 0.16 MB

Version

Architecture

File size

Language

Company

Description

4.1.0.2001

64

0.35 MB

-

CACE Technologies, Inc.

wpcap.dll Dynamic Link Library - based on libpcap 1.0rel0b branch (20091008)

MD5: a2473cc88aba67391ce7929e5c69e767
SHA-1: 8b624fa9ddb878b7e0e2a8a866e8187c7873507f
Zip file size: 0.16 MB

Version

Architecture

File size

Language

Company

Description

4.1.0.2001

32

0.27 MB

-

CACE Technologies, Inc.

wpcap.dll Dynamic Link Library - based on libpcap 1.0rel0b branch (20091008)

MD5: 190fb481d293d85b507d071e75bcb05c
SHA-1: d2afb08d0379bd96e423857963791e2ba00c9645
Zip file size: 0.13 MB

Version

Architecture

File size

Language

Company

Description

4.1.0.902

64

0.24 MB

-

CACE Technologies

wpcap.dll Dynamic Link Library - based on libpcap 0.9.6 - branch

MD5: 3e426d3706bdf0a14b8014849df4c655
SHA-1: 635314c953b6d0031385f3c545c34b202e2df862
Zip file size: 0.12 MB

Version

Architecture

File size

Language

Company

Description

4.1.0.902

32

0.23 MB

-

CACE Technologies

wpcap.dll Dynamic Link Library - based on libpcap 0.9.6 - branch

MD5: f8d6771b74761a446912b3a550f7daca
SHA-1: 97d3f98c477bd3e91978d2584f64d69e5eadbc02
Zip file size: 0.11 MB

Version

Architecture

File size

Language

Company

Description

4.0.0.755

32

0.23 MB

-

CACE Technologies

wpcap.dll Dynamic Link Library - based on libpcap 0.9.5

MD5: ce842d25e5b7e6ff21a86cad9195fbe8
SHA-1: d762270be089a89266b012351b52c595e260b59b
Zip file size: 0.11 MB

Version

Architecture

File size

Language

Company

Description

3.1.0.23

32

0.21 MB

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NetGroup - Politecnico di Torino

wpcap - Based on libpcap 0.8.1

MD5: 5c5561185a8751711156934585f002e8
SHA-1: 4bc6097e41191903fcec60b5b6363c857e2d25af
Zip file size: 0.1 MB

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