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Downloads of v 2.8.16:


Last Update:

21 Jan 2016

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Denis Stankovski
  • John Burak


admin search regex


This is not the latest version of dnGrep available.

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2.8.16 | Updated: 21 Jan 2016



Downloads of v 2.8.16:



Software Author(s):

  • Denis Stankovski
  • John Burak

dnGrep 2.8.16

This is not the latest version of dnGrep 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 dnGrep, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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


To uninstall dnGrep, 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 dngrep -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.8.16'" [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 dngrep -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.8.16'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install dngrep
    name: dngrep
    version: '2.8.16'
    state: present

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

chocolatey_package 'dngrep' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.8.16'

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

cChocoPackageInstaller dngrep
    Name     = "dngrep"
    Version  = "2.8.16"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

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

package { 'dngrep':
  ensure   => '2.8.16',
  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.


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Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 21 Jan 2016.



dnGrep allows you to search across files with easy-to-read results. Search through text files, Word documents, PDFs, and archives using text, regular expression, XPath, and phonetic queries. dnGrep includes search-and-replace, whole-file preview, right-click search in File Explorer, and much more.


  • Search across text files, Word documents, PDFs, and archives
  • Search using text, regular expressions (regex), XPath, and phonetics
  • Search-and-replace, including undo
  • Whole-file preview
  • Right-click to search in File Explorer
  • Move/copy/delete result files
  • Open line results in a custom editor, like Notepad++
  • Bookmark search patterns for later use
  • Try out complex searches in the Test window
  • Run from USB drive using the stand-alone distribution
  • Much more

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageName = 'dngrep'
$exeName     = 'dnGREP.exe'
$url64       = 'https://github.com/dnGrep/dnGrep/releases/download/v2.8.16.0/dnGREP.2.8.16.x64.msi'
$url32       = 'https://github.com/dnGrep/dnGrep/releases/download/v2.8.16.0/dnGREP.2.8.16.x86.msi'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName            = $packageName
  fileType               = 'MSI'
  url                    = $url32
  url64bit               = $url64
  silentArgs             = '/quiet'
  validExitCodes         = @(0)
  registryUninstallerKey = $packageName
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

$exePath = gp HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Classes\Directory\background\shell\dnGREP\command -ea 0 | select -expand '(default)'
$exePath = $exePath -split '"' | select -Index 1
if (Test-Path $exePath) {
    "Installation directory: " + (Split-Path $exePath -Parent)
    $AppPathKey = "Registry::HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\$exeName"
    If (!(Test-Path $AppPathKey)) {New-Item "$AppPathKey" | Out-Null}
    Set-ItemProperty -Path $AppPathKey -Name "(Default)" -Value $exePath

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.

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