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26 Apr 2021

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Software Author(s):

  • Martin Bresson


executor run launcher


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1.0.6 | Updated: 26 Apr 2021



Downloads of v 1.0.6:


Software Author(s):

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Executor 1.0.6

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1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

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2. Setup Your Environment

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2. Get the package into your environment

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    • 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. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade executor -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO 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 executor -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install executor
    name: executor
    version: '1.0.6'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'executor' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.0.6'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller executor
    Name     = "executor"
    Version  = "1.0.6"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'executor':
  ensure   => '1.0.6',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. 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 May 2021.



Executor is a multi purpose launcher and a more advanced and customizable version of windows run.
The program originated as I was sick of spending too much time searching for programs through my
ever growing windows start-menu, and also I missed a tool that could ease and optimize my daily
work flow. There was of course already programs like this available, but each had it's annoyance
or missing features or too(!) geeky.

Package-specific issue

If this package isn't up-to-date for some days, Create an issue

Support the package maintainer and Patreon

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
if ($Null -eq (get-process "Executor" -ea SilentlyContinue)) {
  Write-Output "Executor NOT running."
} else {
  Write-Output "Stopping Executor process..."
  Stop-Process -processname "Executor"
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageArgs = @{
    PackageName     = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
    FileType        = 'exe'
    Url             = ''
    Checksum        = '5b4eb20110b7e1240a747dba56ea1e8d5c0c8bb63eb0e6d7f00efb81af854953'
    ChecksumType    = 'sha256'
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Executor 1.0.5 98 Sunday, March 21, 2021 Approved
Executor 1.0.4 83 Thursday, February 25, 2021 Approved
Executor 1.0.3 47 Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Approved
Executor 1.0.2 42 Monday, February 8, 2021 Approved
Executor 1.0.1 282 Sunday, September 6, 2020 Approved
Executor 1.0.0 87 Monday, August 24, 2020 Approved
Executor 0.99.32-b 201 Thursday, March 28, 2019 Exempted
Executor 2779 Sunday, January 22, 2012 Approved
Executor 0.99.11 512 Sunday, January 15, 2012 Approved


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