Wireshark-users: Re: [Wireshark-users] 0.99.5 and Adware
From: Gerald Combs <[email protected]>
Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2007 10:33:05 -0800
Gary Chaulklin wrote:
> 2/10/2007 Installed 0.99.5 using:
> http://wireshark.osmirror.nl/download/win32/wireshark-setup-0.99.5.exe
> In addition to a few WinPcap 4.0 Setup errors in the attached, I got an
> adware warning from McAfee (also in the attached).  The adware message
> appeared as the included WinPcap 4.0 software was being installed.   Is
> there a different line of Wireshark product I can buy/use that does not
> have this "feature"? 

This was reported a couple of days ago:

Can you confirm that the installer actually tries to install the Zuvio
toolbar (zuvio.dll) on your system?  So far this looks like another
false positive.