Downloads:

118

Downloads of v 1.36:

60

Last Update:

13 Aug 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Nir Sofer

Tags:

controlmymonitor monitor vcp ddc di volume brightness contrast gamma input osd power rgb portable freeware cli

ControlMyMonitor

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1.36 | Updated: 13 Aug 2022

Downloads:

118

Downloads of v 1.36:

60

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Nir Sofer

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ControlMyMonitor 1.36

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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

>

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

>

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

>

Deployment Method:

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

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


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 https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. 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 controlmymonitor -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 controlmymonitor -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install controlmymonitor
  win_chocolatey:
    name: controlmymonitor
    version: '1.36'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'controlmymonitor' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.36'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller controlmymonitor
{
    Name     = "controlmymonitor"
    Version  = "1.36"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'controlmymonitor':
  ensure   => '1.36',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved by moderator Windos on 16 Aug 2022.

Description


choco://controlmymonitor

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


ControlMyMonitor

ControlMyMonitor allows you view and modify the settings of your monitor (Also known as 'VCP Features'), like brightness, contrast, sharpness, red/green/blue color balance, OSD Language, Input Port (VGA, DVI, HDMI) and more...You can modify the monitor settings from the GUI and from command-line. You can also export all settings of your monitor into a configuration file and then later load the same configuration back into your monitor.

ControlMyMonitor Screenshot

Package Parameters

  • /Start - Automatically start ControlMyMonitor after installation completes.

tools\chocolateybeforemodify.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$softwareName = 'ControlMyMonitor'
$processName = $softwareName.ToLower()
$process = Get-Process -Name $processName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
if ($process)
{
    Write-Warning "$softwareName is currently running, stopping it to prevent upgrade/uninstall from failing..."
    Stop-Process -InputObject $process -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

    Start-Sleep -Seconds 3

    $process = Get-Process -Name $processName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    if ($process)
    {
        Write-Warning "$softwareName is still running despite stop request, force stopping it..."
        Stop-Process -InputObject $process -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    }

    Write-Warning "If upgrading, $softwareName may need to be manually restarted upon completion"
}
else
{
    Write-Debug "No running $processName process instances were found"
}
tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$toolsDirectory = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$archiveFilePath = Join-Path -Path $toolsDirectory -ChildPath 'controlmymonitor.zip'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDirectory
  file          = $archiveFilePath
}
Get-ChocolateyUnzip @packageArgs

#Clean up ZIP archive post-extraction to prevent unnecessary disk bloat
Remove-Item -Path $archiveFilePath -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

$softwareName = 'ControlMyMonitor'

#Create Start Menu shortcut
$programsDirectory = [Environment]::GetFolderPath([Environment+SpecialFolder]::Programs)
$shortcutFilePath = Join-Path -Path $programsDirectory -ChildPath "$softwareName.lnk"
$targetPath = Join-Path -Path $toolsDirectory -ChildPath 'ControlMyMonitor.exe'
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -ShortcutFilePath $shortcutFilePath -TargetPath $targetPath -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

$pp = Get-PackageParameters
if ($pp.Start)
{
  try
  {
    Start-Process -FilePath $targetPath -ErrorAction Continue
  }
  catch
  {
    Write-Warning "$softwareName failed to start, please try to manually start it instead."
  }
}
tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$programsDirectory = [Environment]::GetFolderPath([Environment+SpecialFolder]::Programs)
$shortcutFilePath = Join-Path -Path $programsDirectory -ChildPath 'ControlMyMonitor.lnk'

if (Test-Path -Path $shortcutFilePath)
{
    Remove-Item -Path $shortcutFilePath -Force
}
tools\controlmymonitor.zip
md5: EF7AC239C586089BAB9AEFE40E5DC10C | sha1: 41882360A3B267B5FC60830A05CD1D8E1DA3E74F | sha256: F740F305E278668E8580CCFC3C458BBB1106CABD223FAB31F8680C58CB9BC79C | sha512: 1F1CD7B477C044A538AE95EA7E29607D5BED172A8B6E6C256ADAAA92C8BC156A7F1E8A987FB176DDB392498683DD8D48F6BCCF75DD8CD9B1CF8D81981FC36CF5
tools\LICENSE.txt
From: https://www.nirsoft.net/utils/control_my_monitor.html

License

This utility is released as freeware. 
You are allowed to freely distribute this utility via floppy disk, CD-ROM, 
Internet, or in any other way, as long as you don't charge anything for this and you don't
sell it or distribute it as a part of commercial product.  
If you distribute this utility, you must include all files in
the distribution package, without any modification !

Disclaimer

The software is provided "AS IS" without any warranty, either expressed or implied,
including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness
for a particular purpose. The author will not be liable for any special, incidental,
consequential or indirect damages due to loss of data or any other reason. 
tools\VERIFICATION.txt
VERIFICATION
Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community
in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.

The packaged ZIP archive is sourced via the project's page on Nir Sofer's website.
The project's page is located at the following URL:
https://www.nirsoft.net/utils/control_my_monitor.html

For convenience, the packaged archive was downloaded via the following URL:
https://www.nirsoft.net/utils/controlmymonitor.zip

Note that the download URL is not versioned and will only serve the latest available
version. Therefore, this URL will only be a valid source if the latest available
version and packaged version are one and the same. A newly released version should be
expected to invalidate a checksum verification when downloading from this URL.

As a workaround, this package's creation process includes the creation of a historical
snapshot via the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine to create a permanent backup source.
This snapshot can be accessed at the following URL:
https://web.archive.org/web/20220812035211/https://www.nirsoft.net/utils/controlmymonitor.zip

The following PowerShell command will print a calculated SHA256 hash:

    (Get-FileHash controlmymonitor.zip -Algorithm SHA256).Hash

This command should be executed against an independently downloaded archive, as well
as the copy distributed with the package. Both hash values should be identical. A
matching hash value should confirm that no corruption or tampering has occurred
during this package's generation process.

For reference, the following SHA256 hash was calculated during the package's automated creation:
F740F305E278668E8580CCFC3C458BBB1106CABD223FAB31F8680C58CB9BC79C

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.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
ControlMyMonitor 1.35 58 Sunday, March 27, 2022 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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