Downloads of v 6.14.10:


Last Update:

17 Nov 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Pico Technology Limited


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picoscope (Install)

6.14.10 | Updated: 17 Nov 2019



Downloads of v 6.14.10:



Software Author(s):

  • Pico Technology Limited

picoscope (Install) 6.14.10

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Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


To install picoscope (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade picoscope (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall picoscope (Install), 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 picoscope -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 picoscope -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 picoscope installed
    name: picoscope
    state: present
    version: 6.14.10
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'picoscope' do
  action    :install
  version  '6.14.10'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: picoscope,
    Version: 6.14.10,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller picoscope
   Name     = 'picoscope'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '6.14.10'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'picoscope':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '6.14.10',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install picoscope version="6.14.10" 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 by moderator flcdrg on 30 Nov 2019.


PicoScope 6 is the latest version of our oscilloscope software. This release is compatible with all non-automotive USB PC Oscilloscopes (PicoScope Automotive is available for users of Automotive Oscilloscopes).

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = ''

$cert = Get-ChildItem Cert:\CurrentUser\TrustedPublisher -Recurse | Where-Object { $_.Thumbprint -eq '‎bae19ab8365e8e08a17df2b42852a4afd81be504' }

if (!$cert) {
  Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin "certutil -addstore 'TrustedPublisher' '$toolsDir\picotech.cer'"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'EXE' #only one of these: exe, msi, msu
  url           = $url
  softwareName  = 'picoscope*'
  checksum      = 'c6176816fb88f55d18224947a7e9fa681b75879f49bd1dfab2fa948261e9d460'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  silentArgs   = '/s /v"/qn"'
  validExitCodes= @(0)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community
in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.

Verify the certificate

The certificate is needed for the installation of the picoscope driver. It is added to the TrustedPublisher section of the certificate store 
prior to the installation to allow for a silent setup procedure.

The certificate is included in the official installer and can be verified like this:

1. Download the installer <>
2. Run the installer manually, preferably in a vm 
3. When asked "Would you like to install this device software?" make sure "Always trust software from 'Pico Technology Ltd'" is checked and click "Install"
4. Once setup is complete run 'certlm'
5. Go to Trusted Publishers > Certificates
6. Double click "Pico Technology Ltd" and open the "Details" tab
7. Verify that the Thumbprint field matches ‎"bae19ab8365e8e08a17df2b42852a4afd81be504"

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
picoscope (Install) 6.13.15 157 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Approved

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This package has no dependencies.

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