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Last Update:

18 Dec 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Marek Jasinski


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FreeCommanderXE (Install)

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2021.840 | Updated: 18 Dec 2020



Downloads of v 2021.840:



Software Author(s):

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FreeCommanderXE (Install) 2021.840

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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


To install FreeCommanderXE (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade FreeCommanderXE (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall FreeCommanderXE (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • 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. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade freecommander-xe.install -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [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 freecommander-xe.install -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure freecommander-xe.install installed
    name: freecommander-xe.install
    state: present
    version: 2021.840
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'freecommander-xe.install' do
  action    :install
  version  '2021.840'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: freecommander-xe.install,
    Version: 2021.840,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller freecommander-xe.install
   Name     = 'freecommander-xe.install'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2021.840'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'freecommander-xe.install':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2021.840',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install freecommander-xe.install version="2021.840" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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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.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 18 Dec 2020.


FreeCommander is an easy-to-use alternative to the standard windows file manager.
The program helps you with daily work in Windows.

A summary about the main features in FreeCommander is available: [here](

NOTE: This is an automatically updated package created using the FreeCommanderXE MSI installer. This generally lags behind the release of a new version by around a week. If you find it is out of date by more than a week, please contact the maintainer(s) and let them know the package is no longer updating correctly.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageName= $env:ChocolateyPackageName
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = ''
$setupName  = 'FreeCommanderXE-32-public_setup.exe'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'EXE'
  url           = $url

  softwareName  = 'FreeCommander XE*'
  checksum      = '6d82014e928e89f0651a0299e8f76b519f7963e4f59f72297074288d1f662bdb'
  checksumType  = 'SHA256' #default is md5, can also be sha1, sha256 or sha512
  validExitCodes= @(0)

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

$packageArgs.file = Join-Path -Path $toolsDir -ChildPath $setupName
Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
FreeCommanderXE (Install) 2020.810.1 4804 Sunday, January 19, 2020 Approved
FreeCommanderXE (Install) 2020.810 583 Friday, January 3, 2020 Approved
FreeCommanderXE (Install) 2019.790.1 2055 Friday, April 26, 2019 Approved
FreeCommanderXE (Install) 2019.790.0.20181221 2388 Friday, December 21, 2018 Approved
FreeCommanderXE (Install) 2019.790 336 Thursday, December 20, 2018 Approved
FreeCommanderXE (Install) 2018.770 4319 Saturday, March 10, 2018 Approved
FreeCommanderXE (Install) 2017.740 305 Saturday, January 20, 2018 Approved
freecommander-xe.install (Install) 2016.715 3585 Sunday, April 24, 2016 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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