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Downloads of v 8.16.0:


Last Update:

27 Mar 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • hiyohiyo


disk diagnostic hdd ssd

CrystalDiskInfo (Portable)

This is not the latest version of CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) available.

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8.16.0 | Updated: 27 Mar 2022



Downloads of v 8.16.0:



Software Author(s):

  • hiyohiyo

CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.16.0

This is not the latest version of CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) available.

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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 CrystalDiskInfo (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade CrystalDiskInfo (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall CrystalDiskInfo (Portable), 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 crystaldiskinfo.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'8.16.0'" [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 crystaldiskinfo.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'8.16.0'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install crystaldiskinfo.portable
    name: crystaldiskinfo.portable
    version: '8.16.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'crystaldiskinfo.portable' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '8.16.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller crystaldiskinfo.portable
    Name     = "crystaldiskinfo.portable"
    Version  = "8.16.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'crystaldiskinfo.portable':
  ensure   => '8.16.0',
  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 Mar 2022.


CrystalDiskInfo is a HDD/SSD utility software which shows the health status much more clearly than similar tools.
The "Function / Graph" is especially interesting for the "Reallocated Sectors Count".
If it increases over time or is very high already, the hard drive may need to be replaced.

Please Note: This is an automatically updated package. If you find it is
out of date by more than a day or two, please contact the maintainer(s) and
let them know the package is no longer updating correctly.

md5: 577636A47B13ACAF9721264E627A1C56 | sha1: B97EF7B3A6C3A51F2ACA806DA378D74225258EC1 | sha256: 3406FDB933CF1FEC83259ACA6C5597E233D030547A1A42FE979E0045A690EF7F | sha512: EDF67AD7BCF09044A2DBE8AEBB3B5F8F02833E29E5B75AB5A42B2CDFFBB40681B78731F37203D2547E4007B3C64A77E02CAE944E049F125CF3678CCC12BA31A5
$linkName = "CrystalDiskInfo.lnk"
$programs = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
$shortcutFilePath = Join-Path $programs $linkName

if(Test-Path $shortcutFilePath) {
    Remove-Item $shortcutFilePath
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$toolsDir       = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

$fileName32 = "DiskInfo32.exe"
$fileName64 = "DiskInfo64.exe"
$linkName = "CrystalDiskInfo.lnk"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  destination    = $toolsDir
  file          = "$toolsDir\"

Get-ChocolateyUnzip  @packageArgs

Remove-Item -ea 0 -Path $toolsDir\*.zip

#install start menu shortcut
$fileName = $fileName32
$is64bit = Get-OSArchitectureWidth 64
if ($is64bit) {
  $fileName = $fileName64

$programs = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
$shortcutFilePath = Join-Path $programs $linkName 
$targetPath = Join-Path $toolsDir $fileName
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath $shortcutFilePath -targetPath $targetPath
Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community
in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.

The installer have been downloaded from their official download link listed on <>
and can be verified like this:

1. Download the following installers:
  32-Bit: <>
2. You can use one of the following methods to obtain the checksum
  - Use powershell function 'Get-Filehash'
  - Use chocolatey utility 'checksum.exe'

  checksum type: sha256
  checksum32: 3406FDB933CF1FEC83259ACA6C5597E233D030547A1A42FE979E0045A690EF7F

File 'LICENSE.txt' is obtained from <>


The MIT License

Copyright (c) 2008-2020 hiyohiyo

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal
in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights
to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all
copies or substantial portions of the Software.


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
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 9.1.0 18630 Monday, July 10, 2023 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 9.0.1 20370 Wednesday, May 31, 2023 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 9.0.0 1712 Tuesday, May 30, 2023 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 9.0.0-RC3 44 Sunday, May 21, 2023 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 9.0.0-RC2 38 Monday, May 1, 2023 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.14 48579 Saturday, January 21, 2023 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.13 19605 Saturday, December 3, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.12 7600 Sunday, November 27, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.11 13981 Thursday, November 3, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.10 55 Thursday, November 3, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.9 11078 Saturday, October 29, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.8 41090 Saturday, October 8, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.7 43172 Monday, September 12, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.6 31011 Sunday, August 28, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.5 47496 Friday, July 29, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.4 19776 Sunday, July 17, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.3 8610 Sunday, June 26, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.2 11417 Saturday, June 18, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.1 3522 Friday, June 17, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.0 3192 Wednesday, June 15, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.16.4 25005 Friday, April 8, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.16.3 7082 Friday, April 1, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.16.2 1271 Friday, April 1, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.16.1 6702 Tuesday, March 29, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.16.0 4588 Sunday, March 27, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.15.2 15757 Sunday, February 13, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.15.1 2756 Friday, February 11, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.15.0 7794 Friday, February 4, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.14.2 11240 Saturday, January 15, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.14.0 621 Saturday, January 15, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.13.3 11056 Wednesday, December 22, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.13.2 2970 Sunday, December 19, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.13.1 4727 Saturday, December 18, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.13.0 10184 Friday, November 26, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.13 6240 Saturday, November 20, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.12 11326 Saturday, October 23, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.11 2374 Friday, October 22, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.10 8126 Saturday, October 9, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.9 7159 Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.8 5120 Friday, September 24, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.7 10644 Saturday, August 28, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.6 7344 Monday, August 16, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.5 7071 Thursday, August 5, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.4 10284 Sunday, July 11, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.3 6360 Saturday, July 3, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.2 9643 Saturday, June 12, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.1 8531 Monday, May 31, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.0 21954 Sunday, March 21, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.11.2 13301 Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.11.1 7103 Sunday, February 14, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.11.0 4063 Thursday, February 11, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.10.0 10850 Friday, January 22, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.9.0 16038 Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.9 16477 Monday, September 28, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.8 3218 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.7 3973 Thursday, September 17, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.6 4092 Saturday, September 12, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.5 3845 Monday, September 7, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.4 2040 Saturday, September 5, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.2 2445 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.1 3156 Saturday, August 29, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.0 271 Saturday, August 29, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.7.0 9752 Friday, July 10, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.6.2 4648 Sunday, June 28, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.6.1 3469 Sunday, June 21, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.6.0 2643 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.3.1 20336 Saturday, October 12, 2019 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.3.0 5467 Monday, September 2, 2019 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.2.3 4297 Sunday, August 11, 2019 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.2.1 2490 Monday, August 5, 2019 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.2.0 5236 Saturday, June 29, 2019 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.1.0 6449 Friday, May 3, 2019 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 5951 Sunday, February 24, 2019 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.0.0 12164 Monday, November 19, 2018 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.8.3 4197 Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.8.2 1227 Monday, October 22, 2018 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.8.0 5064 Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.7.0 5347 Saturday, August 18, 2018 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.6.1 7211 Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.6.0 7262 Monday, April 9, 2018 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.5.1 9967 Monday, January 1, 2018 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.5.0 6984 Sunday, October 29, 2017 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.2.0 967 Saturday, October 28, 2017 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.1.1 8225 Friday, August 4, 2017 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.1.0 774 Thursday, August 3, 2017 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.0.5 9395 Sunday, January 1, 2017 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.0.4 430 Sunday, October 30, 2016 Approved

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