Command-Line Options

4GA Software Installation for Windows

Napatech SmartNIC
Content Type
Software Installation Guide
Capture Software Version
Link™ Capture Software 12.4

These command-line options are available for the WinPcap-NT Installer:

Option Description Default
/VERSION Display WinPcap and installer software versions and exit. Start installation wizard.
/S Use silent installation (no dialogs). The letter S must be uppercase. Use dialog interface.
/APP32 Install files for 32-bit applications. Install files for 64-bit applications.
/NPFSTART Start the NPF driver service immediately. After a system startup, local Administrators’ privileges are required to start the first WinPcap application. Start the NPF driver service at system startup. After a system startup, any user can start the first WinPcap application.
/ALL Install all components (corresponding to the options /EXAMPLES /DOCS /SRCS). Other component options are ignored. Install default components: WinPcap Binaries and WinPcap API
/DOCSONLY Install only WinPcap Documentation. Install default components.
/NOBIN Do not install WinPcap Binaries. Install WinPcap Binaries.
/NODEV Do not install Developer's Pack. Install WinPcap API.
/EXAMPLES Install WinPcap Examples. Do not install WinPcap Examples.
/DOCS Installs WinPcap Documentation. Do not install WinPcap Documentation.
/SRCS Install WinPcap Source Code. Do not install WinPcap Source Code.

Install debug build of WinPcap-NT DLLs with logging of debug, warning, and error messages.

This option has no equivalent dialog options.

Install clean build of WinPcap-NT DLLs without logging of debug, warning, and error messages.
/D=<Path> The installation directory for WinPcap non-system files. Must be the last option. The letter D must be uppercase. The path value must be an absolute path, for example C:\opt\winpcap %ProgramFiles%\WinPcap or %ProgramFiles(x86)%\WinPcap.