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Downloads of v


Last Update:

26 Mar 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Denis Stankovski
  • John Burak


admin foss search regex


This is not the latest version of dnGrep available.

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Downloads of v



Software Author(s):

  • Denis Stankovski
  • John Burak


This is not the latest version of dnGrep available.

  • 1
  • 2
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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Exemption:

Dependency to dotNet 4.5.2


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

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 dngrep -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="''" [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="''" 

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: ''
    state: present

See docs at

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

See docs at

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

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

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

Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 17 Apr 2017.


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'
$url32       = ''
$url64       = ''
$checksum32  = '87a35e828c5ded1d1f7e15ae8b3261502b8680e0ff0ab13720f14f055529c913'
$checksum64  = 'b1de577e9a2c76ae432995d542e9dd95ca70931c1c68e4e99787a1f82c75c4f7'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $packageName
  fileType       = 'MSI'
  url            = $url32
  url64bit       = $url64
  silentArgs     = '/quiet'
  checksum       = $checksum32
  checksum64     = $checksum64
  checksumType   = 'sha256'
  checksumType64 = 'sha256'
  validExitCodes = @(0)
  softwareName   = "dngrep*"
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

$installLocation = Get-AppInstallLocation $packageName
if (!$installLocation)  { Write-Warning "Can't find $packageName install location"; return }
Write-Host "$packageName installed to '$installLocation'"

Register-Application "$installLocation\$packageName.exe"
Write-Host "$packageName registered as $packageName"
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageName = 'dngrep'

$installLocation = Get-AppInstallLocation $packageName
if (!$installLocation)  { Write-Warning "Can't find $packageName install location"; return }

rm $installLocation -recurse -force
Write-Host "$packageName removed"

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
dnGrep 391 Sunday, August 21, 2022 Approved
dnGrep 541 Sunday, June 26, 2022 Approved
dnGrep 330 Sunday, June 5, 2022 Approved
dnGrep 563 Monday, March 28, 2022 Approved
dnGrep 367 Sunday, February 27, 2022 Approved
dnGrep 522 Monday, January 17, 2022 Approved
dnGrep 2.9.482.0 365 Wednesday, December 29, 2021 Approved
dnGrep 2.9.428.0 481 Thursday, November 18, 2021 Approved
dnGrep 2.9.400.0 497 Thursday, September 30, 2021 Approved
dnGrep 2.9.391.0 190 Friday, September 24, 2021 Approved
dnGrep 2.9.378.0 234 Sunday, September 12, 2021 Approved
dnGrep 2.9.349.0 461 Friday, July 23, 2021 Approved
dnGrep 2.9.345.0 603 Monday, June 28, 2021 Approved
dnGrep 2.9.326.0 533 Tuesday, March 2, 2021 Approved
dnGrep 2.9.319.0 247 Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Approved
dnGrep 2.9.304.0 308 Monday, January 4, 2021 Approved
dnGrep 147 Friday, January 1, 2021 Approved
dnGrep 154 Wednesday, December 30, 2020 Approved
dnGrep 313 Sunday, November 15, 2020 Approved
dnGrep 233 Monday, November 2, 2020 Approved
dnGrep 372 Sunday, September 13, 2020 Approved
dnGrep 388 Saturday, August 15, 2020 Approved
dnGrep 373 Sunday, June 21, 2020 Approved
dnGrep 272 Monday, June 1, 2020 Approved
dnGrep 384 Friday, April 10, 2020 Approved
dnGrep 217 Friday, April 3, 2020 Approved
dnGrep 295 Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Approved
dnGrep 139 Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Approved
dnGrep 372 Sunday, February 9, 2020 Approved
dnGrep 234 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Approved
dnGrep 249 Monday, January 6, 2020 Approved
dnGrep 294 Friday, November 8, 2019 Approved
dnGrep 272 Sunday, November 3, 2019 Approved
dnGrep 283 Monday, October 14, 2019 Approved
dnGrep 333 Monday, July 29, 2019 Approved
dnGrep 250 Monday, July 22, 2019 Approved
dnGrep 557 Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Approved
dnGrep 207 Monday, June 24, 2019 Approved
dnGrep 281 Sunday, June 9, 2019 Approved
dnGrep 408 Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Approved
dnGrep 360 Thursday, March 7, 2019 Approved
dnGrep 283 Tuesday, February 5, 2019 Approved
dnGrep 236 Saturday, January 26, 2019 Approved
dnGrep 450 Thursday, August 23, 2018 Approved
dnGrep 489 Saturday, April 14, 2018 Approved
dnGrep 396 Friday, March 23, 2018 Approved
dnGrep 427 Thursday, March 8, 2018 Approved
dnGrep 1209 Thursday, July 27, 2017 Approved
dnGrep 731 Saturday, July 15, 2017 Approved
dnGrep 586 Thursday, June 22, 2017 Approved
dnGrep 410 Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Approved
dnGrep 410 Saturday, June 10, 2017 Approved
dnGrep 432 Thursday, May 18, 2017 Approved
dnGrep 413 Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Approved
dnGrep 393 Friday, April 21, 2017 Approved
dnGrep 418 Thursday, April 20, 2017 Approved
dnGrep 414 Thursday, March 30, 2017 Approved
dnGrep 364 Sunday, March 26, 2017 Approved
dnGrep 396 Saturday, March 25, 2017 Approved
dnGrep 654 Sunday, August 7, 2016 Approved
dnGrep 2.8.16 474 Thursday, January 21, 2016 Approved

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