Downloads of v 2.2.4:


Last Update:

03 Nov 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Flemming Varmer


Windows update cmdline


2.2.4 | Updated: 03 Nov 2020



Downloads of v 2.2.4:



Software Author(s):

  • Flemming Varmer

ABC-Update 2.2.4

All Checks are Passing

2 Passing Test

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


To install ABC-Update, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade ABC-Update, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall ABC-Update, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade abc-update -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade abc-update -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure abc-update installed
    name: abc-update
    state: present
    version: 2.2.4
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'abc-update' do
  action    :install
  version  '2.2.4'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: abc-update,
    Version: 2.2.4,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller abc-update
   Name     = 'abc-update'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2.2.4'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'abc-update':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2.2.4',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install abc-update version="2.2.4" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 03 Nov 2020.


Command-line tool that helps you control the Microsoft Update operations.


  • install updates on demand
  • define max number of reboots
  • use filtering options to select updates based on patch dates, KB Articles, and update categories.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName = 'ABC-Update'
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = ''
$url64      = ''

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  url           = $url
  url64bit      = $url64

  checksum      = '9636d0e72b96d36327c344cbda171000f5e8200285db5cb501b8be8dd54b71d8'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  checksum64    = '9636d0e72b96d36327c344cbda171000f5e8200285db5cb501b8be8dd54b71d8'
  checksumType64= 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
ABC-Update 2.2.3 2536 Saturday, October 24, 2020 Approved
ABC-Update 2.2.2 70506 Sunday, November 17, 2019 Approved
ABC-Update 2.2.1 5726 Sunday, July 7, 2019 Approved
ABC-Update 2.2.0 1886 Sunday, April 7, 2019 Approved
ABC-Update 2.1.4 2071 Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Approved
ABC-Update 2.1.3 814 Sunday, May 20, 2018 Approved
ABC-Update 2.1.2 866 Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Approved
ABC-Update 2.1.0 2168 Thursday, December 7, 2017 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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