Downloads of v 2020.5.0.10152:


Last Update:

28 Jun 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Emsisoft Ltd


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Emsisoft Emergency Kit

This is not the latest version of Emsisoft Emergency Kit available.

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2020.5.0.10152 | Updated: 28 Jun 2020



Downloads of v 2020.5.0.10152:



Software Author(s):

  • Emsisoft Ltd

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Emsisoft Emergency Kit 2020.5.0.10152

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


To upgrade Emsisoft Emergency Kit, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Emsisoft Emergency Kit, 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

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 emsisoft-emergency-kit -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2020.5.0.10152'" [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 emsisoft-emergency-kit -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2020.5.0.10152'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install emsisoft-emergency-kit
    name: emsisoft-emergency-kit
    version: '2020.5.0.10152'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'emsisoft-emergency-kit' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2020.5.0.10152'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller emsisoft-emergency-kit
    Name     = "emsisoft-emergency-kit"
    Version  = "2020.5.0.10152"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'emsisoft-emergency-kit':
  ensure   => '2020.5.0.10152',
  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.

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This package was approved by moderator mwallner on 21 Jul 2020.


The Emsisoft Emergency Kit contains a collection of programs that can be used without software installation to scan for malware and clean infected computers: Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner and Emsisoft Commandline Scanner.

Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner

The Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner includes the powerful Emsisoft Scanner complete with graphical user interface. Scan the infected PC for Viruses, Trojans, Spyware, Adware, Worms, Dialers, Keyloggers and other malicious programs.
Emsisoft Commandline Scanner

This scanner contains the same functionality as the Emergency Kit Scanner but without a graphical user interface. The commandline tool is made for professional users and is perfect for batch jobs.

To run the Emsisoft Commandline Scanner, perform the following actions:

  • Open a command prompt window (Run: cmd.exe)
  • Switch to the drive of the USB Stick (e.g.: f:), then to the folder of the executable files (e.g.: cd run)
  • Run the scanner by typing: a2cmd.exe

Next you will see a help page describing all available parameters.

The following parameter is an example of scanning drive c:\ with Memory, Traces (Registry) scan enabled, and archive support active. Detected Malware is moved to quarantine.

a2cmd.exe /f="c:" /m /t /a /q="c:\quarantine"

NOTE: This package is automatically updated. If it is out of date and there is no newer package submitted, please use the Contact Maintainers functionality to alert me.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageArgs = @{
    packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
    url           = ''
    checksum      = 'a10f6ade9f82fd1b79b8bd6612c357ba8a207105a4230653914cacd5cb591f52'
    checksumType  = 'SHA256'
    fileType      = 'EXE'
    silentArgs    = '/s'
    validExitCodes = @(0)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

Remove-Item -path C:\EEK -recurse

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
Emsisoft Emergency Kit 2021.10.0.11201 49 Monday, December 27, 2021 Approved
Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner 2021.3.0.10718 5086 Thursday, March 18, 2021 Approved
Emsisoft Emergency Kit 2020.5.0.10152 47591 Sunday, June 28, 2020 Approved
Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner 2020.1.0.9909 79677 Sunday, January 12, 2020 Approved
Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner 2019.10.0.9800 8459 Thursday, October 31, 2019 Approved
Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner 2019.6.0.9501 1022 Tuesday, July 2, 2019 Approved
Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner 2018.6.0.8742 2561 Monday, July 2, 2018 Approved
Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner 2018.4.0.8670 692 Thursday, May 24, 2018 Approved
Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner 2018.3.1.8572 756 Monday, April 9, 2018 Approved

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