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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 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 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: ''
    state: present

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

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

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

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

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

package { 'cpu-z':
  ensure   => '',
  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 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 by moderator flcdrg on 26 Jan 2024.


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 2.09 3728 Saturday, January 20, 2024 Approved
CPU-Z 2.08 21359 Wednesday, September 27, 2023 Approved
CPU-Z 2.07 8195 Tuesday, September 5, 2023 Approved
CPU-Z 19919 Saturday, June 17, 2023 Approved
CPU-Z 2461 Thursday, June 15, 2023 Approved
CPU-Z 2.06 11011 Saturday, May 27, 2023 Approved
CPU-Z 15889 Tuesday, March 14, 2023 Approved
CPU-Z 2.05 5913 Thursday, March 2, 2023 Approved
CPU-Z 2.04 8986 Monday, January 30, 2023 Approved
CPU-Z 12533 Friday, November 25, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 1991 Wednesday, November 23, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 8884 Tuesday, October 18, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 2.03 1571 Monday, October 17, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 2.02 10262 Wednesday, August 31, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 2.01 16160 Thursday, April 14, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 9498 Saturday, March 5, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 2.00 2919 Wednesday, March 2, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 11148 Saturday, January 8, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 1.99 2956 Wednesday, January 5, 2022 Approved
CPU-Z 1.98 12085 Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 9065 Sunday, September 19, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 2128 Thursday, September 16, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 6731 Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 1.97 858 Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 12884 Saturday, May 29, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 6297 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 1.96 7201 Friday, April 16, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 10898 Saturday, February 13, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 1994 Friday, February 12, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 5621 Thursday, January 28, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 1.95 4245 Thursday, January 21, 2021 Approved
CPU-Z 13435 Friday, October 9, 2020 Approved
CPU-Z 1.94 1161 Friday, October 9, 2020 Approved
CPU-Z 1.93 8945 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Approved
CPU-Z 8351 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Approved
CPU-Z 1.92 8610 Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Approved
CPU-Z 1.91 12417 Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Approved
CPU-Z 7287 Friday, October 11, 2019 Approved
CPU-Z 5777 Friday, August 30, 2019 Approved
CPU-Z 1.90 1786 Thursday, August 29, 2019 Approved
CPU-Z 6832 Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Approved
CPU-Z 1.89 4624 Friday, May 24, 2019 Approved
CPU-Z 4649 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Approved
CPU-Z 1.88 3661 Friday, March 29, 2019 Approved
CPU-Z 1.87 9112 Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Approved
CPU-Z 1.86 6804 Sunday, August 12, 2018 Approved
CPU-Z 1.85 6172 Saturday, May 5, 2018 Approved
CPU-Z 3336 Saturday, March 31, 2018 Approved
CPU-Z 1.84 2481 Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Approved
CPU-Z 1.83 4696 Friday, February 2, 2018 Approved
CPU-Z 3816 Thursday, December 21, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 1.82 7195 Saturday, December 2, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 3746 Saturday, October 21, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 1.81 2471 Monday, October 2, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 2973 Saturday, September 9, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 2945 Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 1.80 2630 Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 3002 Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 960 Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 2893 Monday, April 24, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 1.79 1269 Friday, April 21, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 3697 Saturday, February 18, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 1095 Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Approved
CPU-Z 3352 Thursday, November 24, 2016 Approved
CPU-Z 1.78 1106 Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Approved
CPU-Z 1.77.20160914 2931 Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Approved
CPU-Z 1.77 2913 Tuesday, August 2, 2016 Approved
CPU-Z 1.76 1810 Thursday, April 21, 2016 Approved
CPU-Z 1.75 2885 Friday, January 22, 2016 Approved
CPU-Z 1.74 2566 Saturday, October 17, 2015 Approved
CPU-Z 1.73 1968 Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Approved
CPU-Z 1.72.1 1861 Saturday, June 13, 2015 Approved
CPU-Z 1.72 2378 Friday, February 27, 2015 Approved
CPU-Z 764 Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Approved
CPU-Z 1.71.1 1467 Tuesday, December 23, 2014 Approved
CPU-Z 1.70 1293 Friday, September 5, 2014 Approved
CPU-Z 1.69 1069 Saturday, July 5, 2014 Approved
CPU-Z 1.68 1283 Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Approved
CPU-Z 1.65.0 588 Wednesday, July 3, 2013 Approved
CPU-Z 1.65 924 Tuesday, August 6, 2013 Approved

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