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Chocolatey GUI


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Requires .NET 4.5.2 which needs a reboot after install.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 2/15/2018.

Chocolatey GUI is a nice GUI on top of the Chocolatey command line tool.


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This package will only work correctly on Windows 7 SP1 through Windows 10 (1708) or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 through Windows Server 2016, and requires .NET Framework 4.5.2 at minimum.

To install Chocolatey GUI, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install chocolateygui

To upgrade Chocolatey GUI, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade chocolateygui


  • tools\ChocolateyGUI.msi Show
    md5: B774FAF592DC3AD8C6E8EEA696D9F58C | sha1: 6F7FA09CBD4D8C722DBEBD03F6EDD8856641E050 | sha256: CD498D27020CCD9B6BDB66387ACD5A969BD39FF829444AAB10312F1E922C07D7 | sha512: 80A25D4873F6D6F2B960E1559AB7D99CC5857C04ED687213F39EE794A968837586CA8BE60F4AE36FDBDEE4F09B0029680656C4334E91F9D0617428A6F98BA098
  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $toolsDir     = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $fileLocation = Join-Path $toolsDir 'ChocolateyGUI.msi'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
      softwareName  = 'Chocolatey GUI'
      file          = $fileLocation
      fileType      = 'msi'
      silentArgs    = "/qn /norestart /l*v `"$env:TEMP\$env:ChocolateyPackageName.$env:ChocolateyPackageVersion.log`""
      validExitCodes= @(0,1641,3010)
    Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs
    Remove-Item -Force $packageArgs.file
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = "Chocolatey GUI";
    $fileType = 'msi';
    $silentArgs = '/qr /norestart'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    try {
    		$packageGuid = Get-ChildItem HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products |
    		Get-ItemProperty -Name 'ProductName' |
    		? { $_.ProductName -like $packageName + "*"} |
    		Select -ExpandProperty PSChildName -First 1
    	$properties = Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products\$packageGuid\InstallProperties
    	$file = $properties.LocalPackage
    	# Would like to use the following, but looks like there is a bug in this method when uninstalling MSI's
    	# Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $fileType $silentArgs $file -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
    	# Use this instead
    	$msiArgs = "/x $file $silentArgs";
    	Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin "$msiArgs" 'msiexec' -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
    	Write-ChocolateySuccess $package
    catch {
    	Write-ChocolateyFailure $package "$($_.Exception.Message)"
  • tools\LICENSE
  • tools\VERIFICATION.txt Show
    Chocolatey GUI is from Chocolatey Software, and we maintain the package.

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Chocolatey


Release Notes

All release notes for Chocolatey GUI can be found on the GitHub site -

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Chocolatey GUI 0.15.0 70117 Wednesday, October 18, 2017 approved
ChocolateyGUI 0.13.2 116034 Monday, December 14, 2015 approved
ChocolateyGUI 0.13.1 34117 Sunday, March 29, 2015 approved
ChocolateyGUI 0.13.0 1840 Thursday, March 26, 2015 approved
ChocolateyGUI 0.12.4 3776 Thursday, March 12, 2015 approved
ChocolateyGUI 0.12.3 2928 Tuesday, March 3, 2015 approved
ChocolateyGUI 0.12.2 721 Tuesday, March 3, 2015 approved
ChocolateyGUI 0.12.1 964 Monday, March 2, 2015 approved
ChocolateyGUI 0.12.0 819 Saturday, February 28, 2015 approved
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