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Downloads:

1,331

Downloads of v 2.5.0:

768

Last Update:

24 Apr 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Tweaking.com

Tags:

tweaking.com hardware identify driver drivers

Tweaking.com - Hardware Identify (Portable)

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2.5.0 | Updated: 24 Apr 2019

Downloads:

1,331

Downloads of v 2.5.0:

768

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Tweaking.com

Tweaking.com - Hardware Identify (Portable) 2.5.0

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Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Tweaking.com - Hardware Identify (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade Tweaking.com - Hardware Identify (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall Tweaking.com - Hardware Identify (Portable), 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 hardware-identify.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO 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 hardware-identify.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install hardware-identify.portable
  win_chocolatey:
    name: hardware-identify.portable
    version: '2.5.0'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'hardware-identify.portable' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.5.0'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller hardware-identify.portable
{
    Name     = "hardware-identify.portable"
    Version  = "2.5.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'hardware-identify.portable':
  ensure   => '2.5.0',
  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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NOTE

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.

Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 08 May 2019.

Description


choco://hardware-identify.portable

To use choco:// protocol URLs, install (unofficial) choco:// Protocol support


Tweaking.com - Hardware Identify will help identify unknown hardware on your system. This program does not help you download drivers but helps let you know what the hardware is so you know what drivers to find.

For example say you just reinstalled a computer and the device manager shows multiple unknown hardware with no drivers installed. Well you don't know what drivers to find since you don't know what the hardware is. Now with Tweaking.com - Hardware Identify you can see what that hardware is.

The program also has a easy option to help improve the device database. Once you have all drivers installed you can have the program check for any hardware on the system that isn't in the database and submit it to Tweaking.com. With in a few days the database will be updated and the device list will grow with the help of users like you!


Tweaking.com - Hardware Identify (Portable) packaged with pride by bcurran3.



tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName= 'hardware-identify.portable'
$installerType = 'ZIP'
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = 'http://www.tweaking.com/files/setups/tweaking.com_hardware_identify_portable.zip' 
$checksum   = 'E9C3DED380F1B3562F6AF65221EF07D956F7D4DD152F2913CFC2E657F091455A'


$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = $installerType
  url           = $url
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
}

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$ENV:Public\Desktop\Hardware Identify.lnk" -targetPath "$ToolsDir\HardwareIdentify.exe"
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$ENV:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Hardware Identify.lnk" -targetPath "$ToolsDir\HardwareIdentify.exe"
tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName= 'hardware-identify.portable'

Remove-Item "$ENV:Public\Desktop\Hardware Identify.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
Remove-Item "$ENV:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Hardware Identify.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

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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).

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Tweaking.com - Hardware Identify (Portable) 2.1.1 563 Thursday, November 10, 2016 Approved

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