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Downloads of v 9.0.0-RC2:


Last Update:

01 May 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • hiyohiyo


disk diagnostic hdd ssd

CrystalDiskInfo (Portable)

This is a prerelease version of CrystalDiskInfo (Portable).

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9.0.0-RC2 | Updated: 01 May 2023



Downloads of v 9.0.0-RC2:



Software Author(s):

  • hiyohiyo

CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 9.0.0-RC2

This is a prerelease version of CrystalDiskInfo (Portable).

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Some Checks Have Failed or Are Not Yet Complete

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Resulted in Flagged as a Note:

At least one file within this package has greater than 0 detections, but less than 5

Learn More

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="'9.0.0-RC2'" --prerelease [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="'9.0.0-RC2'" --prerelease

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: '9.0.0-RC2'
    state: present
    allow_prerelease: yes

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'crystaldiskinfo.portable' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '9.0.0-RC2'
  options  '--prerelease'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller crystaldiskinfo.portable
    Name        = "crystaldiskinfo.portable"
    Version     = "9.0.0-RC2"
    Source      = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
    chocoParams = "--prerelease"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'crystaldiskinfo.portable':
  ensure          => '9.0.0-RC2',
  install_options => ['--prerelease'],
  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 01 May 2023.


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.

$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
. $toolsDir\helpers.ps1

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$toolsDir       = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
. $toolsDir\helpers.ps1


$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

Get-ChildItem $toolsDir\CdiResource\AlertMail*.exe | ForEach-Object {
  #Ensure any shims that may have accidentally been generated with previous versions are removed
  Uninstall-BinFile -Name $_.BaseName
  Set-Content -Path "$_.ignore" -Value $null
$linkName = "CrystalDiskInfo.lnk"
$programs = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
$shortcutFilePath = Join-Path $programs $linkName

if(Test-Path $shortcutFilePath) {
    Remove-Item $shortcutFilePath
md5: BAF2F3B791149F06E937E91550F53165 | sha1: E304FD53F6347CE13447D202D465F39AFD0D3D57 | sha256: 344CF589E887F8D5715876A7DB258DD451D60464E3346BB91BF373A385BA05A5 | sha512: 511C4D6C9391F0783DFA5E37DEE32A9527BCBE2B76C4D5D465ABFDC156C5EAD54D895B1338E3A534EF3616B5BEDE30DDD255A36832E675F8AC72586DCC0FD426
function Stop-CrystalDiskInfo() {
    $processNameFilters = @("opusdec", "AlertMail*", "DiskInfo*")

    foreach ($processName in $processNameFilters)
        Get-Process -Name $processName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | Stop-Process -Force


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.

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: 344CF589E887F8D5715876A7DB258DD451D60464E3346BB91BF373A385BA05A5

File 'LICENSE.txt' is obtained from <>

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 18832 Monday, July 10, 2023 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 9.0.1 20409 Wednesday, May 31, 2023 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 9.0.0 1714 Tuesday, May 30, 2023 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 9.0.0-RC3 46 Sunday, May 21, 2023 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 9.0.0-RC2 39 Monday, May 1, 2023 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.14 48974 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 13982 Thursday, November 3, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.10 56 Thursday, November 3, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.9 11079 Saturday, October 29, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.8 41091 Saturday, October 8, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.7 43173 Monday, September 12, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.6 31012 Sunday, August 28, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.5 47496 Friday, July 29, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.4 19777 Sunday, July 17, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.3 8610 Sunday, June 26, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.2 11418 Saturday, June 18, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.1 3522 Friday, June 17, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.17.0 3193 Wednesday, June 15, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.16.4 25007 Friday, April 8, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.16.3 7083 Friday, April 1, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.16.2 1273 Friday, April 1, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.16.1 6702 Tuesday, March 29, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.16.0 4589 Sunday, March 27, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.15.2 15757 Sunday, February 13, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.15.1 2761 Friday, February 11, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.15.0 7795 Friday, February 4, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.14.2 11242 Saturday, January 15, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.14.0 622 Saturday, January 15, 2022 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.13.3 11057 Wednesday, December 22, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.13.2 2971 Sunday, December 19, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.13.1 4727 Saturday, December 18, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.13.0 10185 Friday, November 26, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.13 6240 Saturday, November 20, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.12 11328 Saturday, October 23, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.11 2375 Friday, October 22, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.10 8128 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 10646 Saturday, August 28, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.6 7345 Monday, August 16, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.5 7072 Thursday, August 5, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.4 10285 Sunday, July 11, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.3 6361 Saturday, July 3, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.2 9644 Saturday, June 12, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.1 8532 Monday, May 31, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.12.0 21955 Sunday, March 21, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.11.2 13303 Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.11.1 7104 Sunday, February 14, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.11.0 4064 Thursday, February 11, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.10.0 10851 Friday, January 22, 2021 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.9.0 16039 Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.9 16479 Monday, September 28, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.8 3219 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.7 3973 Thursday, September 17, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.6 4093 Saturday, September 12, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.5 3845 Monday, September 7, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.4 2041 Saturday, September 5, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.2 2446 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.1 3156 Saturday, August 29, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.8.0 272 Saturday, August 29, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.7.0 9753 Friday, July 10, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.6.2 4649 Sunday, June 28, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.6.1 3470 Sunday, June 21, 2020 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.6.0 2645 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 4298 Sunday, August 11, 2019 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.2.1 2492 Monday, August 5, 2019 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.2.0 5237 Saturday, June 29, 2019 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.1.0 6450 Friday, May 3, 2019 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 5951 Sunday, February 24, 2019 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.0.0 12165 Monday, November 19, 2018 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.8.3 4198 Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.8.2 1228 Monday, October 22, 2018 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.8.0 5065 Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.7.0 5347 Saturday, August 18, 2018 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.6.1 7212 Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.6.0 7263 Monday, April 9, 2018 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.5.1 9969 Monday, January 1, 2018 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.5.0 6985 Sunday, October 29, 2017 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.2.0 968 Saturday, October 28, 2017 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.1.1 8225 Friday, August 4, 2017 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.1.0 775 Thursday, August 3, 2017 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.0.5 9396 Sunday, January 1, 2017 Approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.0.4 431 Sunday, October 30, 2016 Approved

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