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Last Update:

12 Jan 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Haystack Software LLC


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Arq (Trial) (Install)

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall Arq (Trial) (Install), 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 arq -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 arq -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 arq
    name: arq
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'arq' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller arq
    Name     = "arq"
    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'arq':
  ensure   => '',
  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 as a trusted package on 12 Jan 2023.



To use choco:// protocol URLs, install (unofficial) choco:// Protocol support

Product Features

Everything you wanted in a backup app

True privacy and control

Arq encrypts your file data before it leaves your computer, so your files are never sent on the network in the clear.
You choose the encryption password. We have no access to your files. All transmission over the network is through SSL/TLS.

Totally transparent

Your backups are stored in an open, documented format. We've published an open-source command-line utility so you can see
for yourself your backups and directly restore your files from cloud storage. Other users have also contributed
Arq-compatible utilities like arqinator.

Awesome Support

We're obsessive about getting solutions to customers' problems, so we strive to fix issues in Arq quickly. We often
deliver patches within days or even hours of first report of a software problem.

Native apps

Both Arq for Mac and Arq for Windows are native apps built for maximum device fidelity and maximum performance.
No Java means no Java-related upgrade headaches or performance problems.


Arq does all it can to minimize uploads: Compression reduces upload sizes. Client-side de-duplication ensures Arq
never uploads the same content twice. Rsync-style "rolling checksum" ensures only the changed parts of files are uploaded.

Cloud Choice

You can back up to your own Amazon Cloud Drive, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, Dropbox,
or OneDrive accounts, or your SFTP server or NAS. Use that extra space in your existing cloud account to store your
encrypted backups.

Unlimited in every way

  • Arq backs up everything or just the files you choose.
  • Arq doesn't skip videos or ignore certain file types
  • Arq backs up files of any size -- 4GB, 40GB, it doesn't matter
  • Arq backs up your external drives
  • Arq backs up your network drives
  • Arq doesn't delete backups of your external drives just because you haven't plugged them in lately
  • Arq doesn't forcibly delete old backup records (unless you tell it to).
  • Arq restores your files onto any computer.

System Requirements - Windows: Windows 7 or later, with .NET 4.5.1 or later

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$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageName = 'arq'
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url = ''
$checksum = '46627419b0a27093cf238fa3d1d01f35458f3ee52cf0c3b66f94b7507e1fdfb5'

$packageArgs = @{
    packageName    = $packageName
    fileType       = 'MSI'
    url            = $url
    validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1641, 1920, 1603)
    silentArgs     = '/quiet /norestart'
    softwareName   = 'ARQ'
    checksum       = $checksum
    checksumType   = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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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.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Arq (Trial) (Install) 75 Tuesday, November 1, 2022 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 55 Saturday, October 22, 2022 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 26 Wednesday, October 19, 2022 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 44 Monday, October 3, 2022 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 62 Wednesday, September 7, 2022 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 73 Tuesday, June 14, 2022 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 90 Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 6.2.11 3206 Thursday, April 30, 2020 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.16.4 362 Saturday, November 23, 2019 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.16.3 154 Sunday, November 10, 2019 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.16 423 Friday, March 15, 2019 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.15.1 271 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.13.3 239 Wednesday, January 2, 2019 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.12.1 369 Thursday, July 19, 2018 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.12.0 270 Thursday, July 5, 2018 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.11.5 328 Saturday, April 21, 2018 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.11.0 329 Saturday, March 3, 2018 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.10.1 380 Sunday, November 26, 2017 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.9.16 385 Thursday, October 5, 2017 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.9.8 362 Friday, September 22, 2017 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.9.4 421 Saturday, August 26, 2017 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.9.0 378 Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.7.35 370 Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.7.29 363 Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.7.25 398 Friday, June 2, 2017 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.7.23 386 Sunday, May 28, 2017 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.7.13 401 Sunday, April 16, 2017 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.7.1 422 Sunday, March 19, 2017 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.5.0 393 Thursday, February 16, 2017 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.4.8 458 Sunday, January 15, 2017 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.4.0 388 Thursday, December 29, 2016 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.3.9 438 Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Approved
Arq (Trial) (Install) 5.1.45 419 Friday, October 14, 2016 Approved

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