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Downloads of v 1043.0:


Last Update:

20 Apr 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • QuizoApps


productivity windows explorer extension


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1043.0 | Updated: 20 Apr 2022



Downloads of v 1043.0:



Software Author(s):

  • QuizoApps

QTTabBar 1043.0

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At least one file within this package has greater than 0 detections, but less than 5

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall QTTabBar, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


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

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • 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. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade qttabbar -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 qttabbar -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 qttabbar
    name: qttabbar
    version: '1043.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'qttabbar' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1043.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller qttabbar
    Name     = "qttabbar"
    Version  = "1043.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'qttabbar':
  ensure   => '1043.0',
  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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Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator mwallner on 02 May 2022.


QTTabBar is extension for Windows Explorer that brings tabbed browsing to Microsoft's file browser, along with a host of other great features.



Post-install instructions

New install

This package will attempt to register and enable the extension automatically. Once enabled, you must enable the 'Tab Bar' toolbar within 'File Explorer'.
(You need to click "View> Options> QTTabBar" on File Explorer. Then display the tabs bar on file explorer)


To start using the new version, process 'explorer.exe' must be restarted. To easily do this, simply logoff/sign-out of Windows and sign back in or restart the computer.

$packageName = 'qttabbar'
$installerType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = "/QU"
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$uninstallFile = Join-Path $toolsDir "$($packageName).exe"

$regKey = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Quizo\QTTabBar'
if (Test-Path $regKey) {
  Write-Debug "Existing install detected."

if (Test-Path $uninstallFile) {
Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                            -FileType "$installerType" `
                            -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                            -File "$uninstallFile"

# vista bug, if qttabbar remains after uninstall, remove key:
#[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\ShellBrowser]
$toolsDir      = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$installerType = 'exe'
$silentArgs    = "/QI"
$installFile   = Join-Path $toolsDir "$($packageName).exe"
$regKey        = 'HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Quizo\QTTabBar'
if (Test-Path $regKey) {
  $installed = 1
  Write-Debug "Existing install detected."

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  #installerType  = 'exe'
  url            = ''
  checksum       = '1A3B3469A0BFEF5EDCDEFB87007FEE09F1302F2B71B00B17E97F9DC29C09F726'
  checksumType   = 'sha256'
  #silentArgs     = "/QI"
  #validExitCodes = @(0)
  #softwareName   = 'qttabbar'
  unzipLocation  = "$(Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                 -FileType "$installerType" `
                                 -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                 -File "$installFile"

# disable warning popup in IE
New-Item -Path HKCU:\Software\Quizo -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
New-Item -Path HKCU:\Software\Quizo\QTTabBar -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
$regKey = 'HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Quizo\QTTabBar'
$regProp = 'IEWarned'
$regPropVal = '1'  #default=0; 1=suppress
Set-ItemProperty $regKey -Name $regProp -Value $regPropVal -Type DWord -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

# if (! $installed -eq 1) {
#   Write-Host "Attempting to automatically add QTTabBar to File Explorer, this may take a minute..."
#   temporarily quiet IE via registry
#   $disableIePopups = @("DisableFirstRunCustomize","RunOnceHasShown","RunOnceComplete")
#   $regIeLm = 'HKLM:\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main'
#   $regIeCu = 'HKCU:\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main'
#   foreach ($i in $disableIePopups) {
#     $regIeLmBak = ,(Get-ItemProperty $regIeLm).$i
#     Set-ItemProperty $regIeLm -Name $i -Value 1 -Type DWord
#     $regIeCuBak = ,(Get-ItemProperty $regIeCu).$i
#     Set-ItemProperty $regIeCu -Name $i -Value 1 -Type DWord
#   }
#   Start-Process 'AutoHotKey' $ahkFile -Wait
#   restore registry for IE
#   foreach ($i in $disableIePopups) {
#     Set-ItemProperty $regIeLm -Name $i -Value $regIeLmBak[$x++] -Type DWord
#     Set-ItemProperty $regIeLm -Name $i -Value $regIeLmBak[$y++] -Type DWord
#   }
# }
# Write-Host
# @"
# After launching a new File Explorer process, if QTTabBar toolbar is not present, please perform the following steps to enable:
# `t
# 1. Enable plugin within INTERNET Explorer:
# `t   WinKey+R > iexplore > EnterKey > Alt+X > M > (Verify QTTabBar is set to ENABLE)
# `t
# 2. Add toolbar within FILE Explorer:
# `t   WinKey+R > explorer > EnterKey > Alt > V > Y > (Choose QTTabBar to enable the toolbar)
# `t
# 3. Configure QTTabBar by context `"right`" clicking  on the QTTabBar toolbar.
# `t
# Note:   >   represents the NEXT STEP, not an input
#         +   represents HOLDING the first key down while pressing the second key, then releasing both
#        ( )  represents INSTRUCTIONS, not an input
# "@

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
QTTabBar 1029.0 2017 Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Approved
QTTabBar 1028.0 400 Tuesday, August 11, 2015 Approved
QTTabBar 1026.0 412 Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Approved
QTTabBar 1025.0 398 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Approved
QTTabBar 513.0 1299 Friday, June 6, 2014 Approved
QTTabBar 258.0 632 Sunday, October 20, 2013 Unknown
QTTabBar 1.5.0 721 Monday, August 27, 2012 Unknown

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