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Downloads of v 2.06:


Last Update:

27 May 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):



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CPU-Z 2.06

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install CPU-Z, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade CPU-Z, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall CPU-Z, 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 cpu-z -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 cpu-z -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 cpu-z
    name: cpu-z
    version: '2.06'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'cpu-z' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.06'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller cpu-z
    Name     = "cpu-z"
    Version  = "2.06"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'cpu-z':
  ensure   => '2.06',
  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.


This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 27 May 2023.


A freeware system profiler (system monitor) application that detects the central processing unit, RAM, motherboard chipset, and other hardware features of a modern personal computer, and presents the information in one window:

  • Processor name and number, codename, process, package, cache levels.
  • Mainboard and chipset.
  • Memory type, size, timings, and module specifications (SPD).
  • Real time measurement of each core's internal frequency, memory frequency.


#Install-VirtualPackage 'cpu-z.portable' 'cpu-z.install'

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
CPU-Z 15261 Tuesday, March 14, 2023 Approved
CPU-Z 2.05 5880 Thursday, March 2, 2023 Approved
CPU-Z 2.04 8957 Monday, January 30, 2023 Approved
CPU-Z 12451 Friday, November 25, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 1954 Wednesday, November 23, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 8852 Tuesday, October 18, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 2.03 1546 Monday, October 17, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 2.02 10237 Wednesday, August 31, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 2.01 16126 Thursday, April 14, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 9466 Saturday, March 5, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 2.00 2891 Wednesday, March 2, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 11113 Saturday, January 8, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 1.99 2930 Wednesday, January 5, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 1.98 12057 Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 9035 Sunday, September 19, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 2102 Thursday, September 16, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 6712 Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 1.97 828 Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 12853 Saturday, May 29, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 6265 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 1.96 7176 Friday, April 16, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 10860 Saturday, February 13, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 1965 Friday, February 12, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 5584 Thursday, January 28, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 1.95 4218 Thursday, January 21, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 13398 Friday, October 9, 2020 Approved
CPU-Z 1.94 1129 Friday, October 9, 2020 Approved
CPU-Z 1.93 8914 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Approved
CPU-Z 8309 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Approved
CPU-Z 1.92 8570 Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Approved
CPU-Z 1.91 12374 Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Approved
CPU-Z 7253 Friday, October 11, 2019 Approved
CPU-Z 5735 Friday, August 30, 2019 Approved
CPU-Z 1.90 1745 Thursday, August 29, 2019 Approved
CPU-Z 6793 Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Approved
CPU-Z 1.89 4587 Friday, May 24, 2019 Approved
CPU-Z 4609 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Approved
CPU-Z 1.88 3627 Friday, March 29, 2019 Approved
CPU-Z 1.87 9064 Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Approved
CPU-Z 1.86 6751 Sunday, August 12, 2018 Approved
CPU-Z 1.85 6127 Saturday, May 5, 2018 Approved
CPU-Z 3292 Saturday, March 31, 2018 Approved
CPU-Z 1.84 2439 Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Approved
CPU-Z 1.83 4657 Friday, February 2, 2018 Approved
CPU-Z 3773 Thursday, December 21, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 1.82 6470 Saturday, December 2, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 3708 Saturday, October 21, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 1.81 2426 Monday, October 2, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 2932 Saturday, September 9, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 2900 Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 1.80 2583 Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 2968 Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 919 Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 2849 Monday, April 24, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 1.79 1230 Friday, April 21, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 3654 Saturday, February 18, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 1059 Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 3310 Thursday, November 24, 2016 Approved
CPU-Z 1.78 1065 Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Approved
CPU-Z 1.77.20160914 2894 Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Approved
CPU-Z 1.77 2879 Tuesday, August 2, 2016 Approved
CPU-Z 1.76 1769 Thursday, April 21, 2016 Approved
CPU-Z 1.75 2849 Friday, January 22, 2016 Approved
CPU-Z 1.74 2532 Saturday, October 17, 2015 Approved
CPU-Z 1.73 1923 Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Approved
CPU-Z 1.72.1 1817 Saturday, June 13, 2015 Approved
CPU-Z 1.72 2337 Friday, February 27, 2015 Approved
CPU-Z 722 Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Approved
CPU-Z 1.71.1 1432 Tuesday, December 23, 2014 Approved
CPU-Z 1.70 1252 Friday, September 5, 2014 Approved
CPU-Z 1.69 1031 Saturday, July 5, 2014 Approved
CPU-Z 1.68 1247 Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Approved
CPU-Z 1.65.0 549 Wednesday, July 3, 2013 Approved
CPU-Z 1.65 876 Tuesday, August 6, 2013 Approved
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