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App Install Recorder PowerShell Scripts

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To install App Install Recorder PowerShell Scripts, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade App Install Recorder PowerShell Scripts, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall App Install Recorder PowerShell Scripts, 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 appinstallrecorder -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 appinstallrecorder -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 appinstallrecorder installed
    name: appinstallrecorder
    state: present
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'appinstallrecorder' do
  action    :install
  version  ''
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: appinstallrecorder,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller appinstallrecorder
   Name     = 'appinstallrecorder'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = ''
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

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

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install appinstallrecorder version="" 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 20 Aug 2020.


Parses a procmon trace to create an installer of whatever was traced. Creates a populated folder structure and a .REG
Perfect for figuring out what some mysterious installers do.

$PackageName = 'appinstallrecorder'
$url = ''
$validExitCodes = @(0)
$checksum      = '9C909029F8354E616185BFF964D09A0F5FAAE303'
$checksumType  = 'sha1'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$url" "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)" -checksum $checksum -checksumType $checksumType

$sourcefolder = "$env:chocolateyinstall\lib\$packagename\tools"
$targetfolder = "$env:programdata\$packagename"

Write-Output "Target folder: $targetfolder"

If (!(Test-Path "$targetfolder")) {New-Item "$targetfolder" -ItemType Directory }
Copy-Item "$sourcefolder\*" "$targetfolder" -exclude "Chocolatey*install.ps1" -Force
$shortcutpaths = @("$([Environment]::GetFolderPath('CommonDesktopDirectory'))", "$([Environment]::GetFolderPath('CommonStartMenu'))")

$codeblock = "{Write-output `'Create `"packages`" from filtered procmon traces.  Launching Help...`' ;  start `'`'} ; dir"

Foreach ($SCPath in $shortcutpaths)
  If (Test-Path $SCPath)
    write-output "SCPATH: $SCPath"
    If (Test-Path "$SCPath\App Install Recorder Scripts.lnk") {Remove-Item "$SCPath\App Install Recorder Scripts.lnk" -force}
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -ShortcutFilePath "$SCPath\App Install Recorder Scripts.lnk" -TargetPath "$env:windir\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\PowerShell.exe" -Arguments "-noexit & $codeblock" -WorkingDirectory "$targetfolder"

Write-Output "***********************************************************************************************************************"
Write-Output "*  INSTRUCTIONS: The scripts are available in $targetpath and shortcuts named `"App Install Recorder Scripts`"          *"
Write-Output "*    have been created on the desktop and start menu that open a PowerShell prompt to that location.                  *"
Write-Output "*    For details on use them see:                                                                                     *"
Write-Output "*            *"
Write-Output "***********************************************************************************************************************"
$packageName = 'appinstallrecorder'

$targetfolder = "$env:programdata\$packagename"
Remove-Item "$targetfolder\AppInstallPlayback.cmd"
Remove-Item "$targetfolder\Capture-Recording.ps1"

Remove-Item -Recurse -Force "$([Environment]::GetFolderPath('CommonDesktopDirectory'))\App Install Recorder Scripts.lnk"
Remove-Item -Recurse -Force "$([Environment]::GetFolderPath('CommonStartMenu'))\App Install Recorder Scripts.lnk"

Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
App Install Recorder PowerShell Scripts 1.0.0 378 Sunday, January 17, 2016 Approved

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