Wireshark-users: Re: [Wireshark-users] slow loading cap file
From: Jeff Morriss <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 11:28:02 -0400

John Hinckley wrote:
I have a relatively small capture file (2.2mb) and it takes approximately 5
minutes to load this capture file.  Is this normal?  I'm using the latest
version of wireshark for winxp and I have 1GB mem on a P4 system.
Do you have name resolution (DNS resolution) turned on?  Try turning it off:

Edit->Preferences->Name Resolution

and uncheck the "Enable network name resolution" box.