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Downloads:

16,020

Downloads of v 19.0.0.139:

365

Last Update:

30 Jan 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Driver-Soft Inc

Tags:

freeware driver manager admin

Driver Genius

This is not the latest version of Driver Genius available.

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19.0.0.139 | Updated: 30 Jan 2019

Downloads:

16,020

Downloads of v 19.0.0.139:

365

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Driver-Soft Inc

Driver Genius 19.0.0.139

This is not the latest version of Driver Genius available.

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Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Failed

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Scan Testing Resulted in Flagged:

This package was submitted (and approved) prior to automated virus scanning integration into the package moderation processs.

We recommend clicking the "Details" link to make your own decision on installing this package.

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Driver Genius, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

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

>

To uninstall Driver Genius, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

Deployment Method:

NOTE

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 drivergenius -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'19.0.0.139'" [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 drivergenius -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'19.0.0.139'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install drivergenius
  win_chocolatey:
    name: drivergenius
    version: '19.0.0.139'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'drivergenius' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '19.0.0.139'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller drivergenius
{
    Name     = "drivergenius"
    Version  = "19.0.0.139"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'drivergenius':
  ensure   => '19.0.0.139',
  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.

NOTE

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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 31 Jan 2019.

Description

Driver Genius is a professional driver management tool that features both driver management and hardware diagnostics.

Features

  • Find the latest drivers for your computer. One click to update all drivers silently.
  • Automatically check for driver updates, make your drivers are always up to date.
  • Quickly backup all drivers in your computer. Free to backup all drivers now!
  • Package all drivers to an executable auto installer. One click to restore all drivers.
  • Remove invalid or useless drivers, improve system performance and stability.
  • New system information tool. Detailed hardware inventory.
  • Hardware temperature monitor. Protect your CPU, GPU and HDD.

Documentation

Commercial software

This package installs the Free version. Additional features may be acquired by purchasing a license.


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$packageName = 'drivergenius'
$installerType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = '/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP-'
$url = 'http://www.driver-soft.com/products/DG_Setup.exe'
$checksum = '6208a9d49fee7315a997d4ee969c771ec1c130fe15a071019cae85818b4a4084'
$checksumType = 'sha256'
$validExitCodes = @(0)

Install-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                          -FileType "$installerType" `
                          -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                          -Url "$url" `
                          -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                          -Checksum "$checksum" `
                          -ChecksumType "$checksumType"
tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1
$packageName = 'drivergenius'
$packageSearch = "Driver Genius"
$installerType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = '/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP-'
$validExitCodes = @(0)
Get-ItemProperty -Path @( 'HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                          'HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                          'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*' ) `
                 -ErrorAction:SilentlyContinue `
| Where-Object   { $_.DisplayName -like "$packageSearch" } `
| ForEach-Object { Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                               -FileType "$installerType" `
                                               -SilentArgs "$($silentArgs)" `
                                               -File "$($_.UninstallString.Replace('"',''))" `
                                               -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes }

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
Driver Genius 19.0.0.143 213 Sunday, May 5, 2019 Approved
Driver Genius 19.0.0.139 365 Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Approved
Driver Genius 18.0.0.174 171 Monday, January 28, 2019 Approved
Driver Genius 18.0.0.170 318 Thursday, November 8, 2018 Approved
Driver Genius 18.0.0.168 313 Thursday, August 16, 2018 Approved
Driver Genius 18.0.0.160 668 Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Approved
Driver Genius 17.0.0.142 549 Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Approved
Driver Genius 17.0.0.140 359 Sunday, June 18, 2017 Approved
Driver Genius 17.0.0.138 507 Friday, March 17, 2017 Approved
Driver Genius 17.0.0.137 472 Saturday, January 21, 2017 Approved
Driver Genius 16.0.0.249 428 Friday, December 16, 2016 Approved
Driver Genius 16.0.0.245 546 Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Approved
Driver Genius 16.0.0.241 351 Saturday, June 4, 2016 Approved
Driver Genius 16.0.0.236 387 Sunday, May 8, 2016 Approved
Driver Genius 16.0.0.233 403 Monday, March 14, 2016 Approved
Driver Genius 16.0.0.226 431 Monday, February 1, 2016 Approved
Driver Genius 15.0.0.1049 450 Tuesday, August 11, 2015 Approved
Driver Genius 14.0.0.3620 676 Monday, December 1, 2014 Approved
Driver Genius 14.0.0.362 419 Monday, November 17, 2014 Approved
Driver Genius 14.0.0.361 517 Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Approved
Driver Genius 14.0.0.360 449 Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Approved
Driver Genius 14.0.0.345 480 Monday, September 8, 2014 Approved
Driver Genius 14.0.0.337 480 Thursday, June 12, 2014 Approved
Driver Genius 14.0.0.328 464 Saturday, April 12, 2014 Approved
Driver Genius 14.0.0.326 430 Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Approved
Driver Genius 14.0.0.323 483 Sunday, December 22, 2013 Approved
Driver Genius 12.0.0.1328 527 Sunday, September 29, 2013 Approved
Driver Genius 12.0.0.1314 569 Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Approved
Driver Genius 12.0.0.1306 535 Thursday, May 16, 2013 Approved
Driver Genius 12.0.0.1211 520 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 Approved

Program

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