Downloads of v 0.98.4:


Last Update:

04 Aug 2014

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • ClamWin


antivirus virus-scanner no-real-time

ClamWin Free Antivirus

This is not the latest version of ClamWin Free Antivirus available.

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0.98.4 | Updated: 04 Aug 2014



Downloads of v 0.98.4:



Software Author(s):

  • ClamWin

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ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.98.4

This is not the latest version of ClamWin Free Antivirus available.

  • 1
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  • 3

Some Checks Have Failed or Are Not Yet Complete

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Unknown

Verification Testing Unknown

Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files


To install ClamWin Free Antivirus, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade ClamWin Free Antivirus, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall ClamWin Free Antivirus, 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 clamwin -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 clamwin -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 clamwin installed
    name: clamwin
    state: present
    version: 0.98.4
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'clamwin' do
  action    :install
  version  '0.98.4'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: clamwin,
    Version: 0.98.4,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller clamwin
   Name     = 'clamwin'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '0.98.4'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'clamwin':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '0.98.4',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install clamwin version="0.98.4" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

There are versions of this package awaiting moderation . See the Version History section below.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 21 Apr 2016.


[Please note that ClamWin Free Antivirus does not include an on-access real-time scanner. You need to manually scan a file in order to detect a virus or spyware.]
ClamWin Free Antivirus comes with an easy installer and open source code.
It features:
High detection rates for viruses and spyware.
Scanning Scheduler.
Automatic downloads of regularly updated Virus Database.
Standalone virus scanner and right-click menu integration to Microsoft Windows Explorer.
Addin to Microsoft Outlook to remove virus-infected attachments automatically.

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
ClamWin Free Antivirus 7 Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Ready
ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.99.4 21897 Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Approved
ClamWin 0.99.1 5363 Saturday, April 16, 2016 Approved
ClamWin 0.99 836 Friday, February 12, 2016 Approved
ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.98.7 772 Monday, May 25, 2015 Approved
ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.98.6 1361 Monday, March 2, 2015 Approved
ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.98.5 955 Friday, December 19, 2014 Approved
ClamWin Free Antivirus 424 Sunday, November 30, 2014 Approved
ClamWin Free Antivirus 701 Monday, August 11, 2014 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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