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Last Update:

03 Jan 2016

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Software Author(s):

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1.0.096 | Updated: 03 Jan 2016



Downloads of v 1.0.096:



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higan 1.0.096

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


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


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Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
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    • 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 higan -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 higan -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 higan installed
    name: higan
    state: present
    version: 1.0.096
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'higan' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.0.096'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: higan,
    Version: 1.0.096,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller higan
   Name     = 'higan'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.0.096'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'higan':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.0.096',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install higan version="1.0.096" 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 was approved by moderator gep13 on 06 Jan 2016.


Higan is a Nintendo multi-system emulator that began development on 2014-10-14. It currently supports the following systems: Famicom, Super Famicom, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance. Higan also supports the following subsystems: Super Game Boy, BS-X Satellaview, Sufami Turbo.

Note: The last and final version for 32-bit systems is 1.0.094.

$packageName = 'higan'
$dir32 = 'higan_v094-32bit'
$dir64 = 'higan_v096-64bit'
$is64 = ((Get-ProcessorBits 64) -and !$env:chocolateyForceX86)
$dir = If ($is64) { $dir64 } Else { $dir32 }
$url32 = ''
$url64 = ''
$unzipLocation = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
$checksum32 = '16a4703d0d2abbd2f62c0f456cb2a74573c6e63b'
$checksum64 = '08608a0b375db1295f26dd9d219f48e9278c343d'
$checksumType = 'sha1'
$higanExecutables32 = @('higan-balanced', 'higan-accuracy', 'higan-performance')
$higanExecutables64 = @('higan-balanced', 'higan-accuracy', 'higan-performance', 'icarus')
$higanExecutables = If ($is64) { $higanExecutables64 } Else { $higanExecutables32 }

$startFolder = $packageName
$path = Join-Path -Path $unzipLocation -ChildPath $dir

Function CreateStartMenuShortcuts {
    $startMenuFolderPath = Join-Path -Path ([Environment]::GetFolderPath('Programs')) `
        -ChildPath $startFolder
    $startMenuFolder = New-Item $startMenuFolderPath -Type Directory `
        -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    If ($startMenuFolder) {
        ForEach ($executable in $higanExecutables) {
            Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath `
                (Join-Path -Path $startMenuFolderPath -ChildPath ($executable + '.lnk')) `
                -targetPath (Join-Path -Path $path -ChildPath ($executable + '.exe')) `
                -workingDirectory $path
    } Else {
        Write-Warning "Start menu folder couldn't be created."


ForEach ($executable in $higanExecutables) `
    { Stop-Process -Name $executable -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue }

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $url32 $unzipLocation $url64 `
    -checksum $checksum32 -checksumType $checksumType -checksum64 $checksum64

# create .gui files
$higanExecutables | ForEach-Object `
    { New-Item -Path $path -Name ($_ + '.exe.gui') -ItemType file }

# remember which version is installed
If ($is64) { New-Item -Path $env:chocolateyPackageFolder -Name '64' -ItemType file }


$packageName = 'higan'
$fileName32 = 'higan_v094-32bit.7z'
$fileName64 = 'higan_v096-64bit.7z'
$is64 = (Test-Path -Path (Join-Path -Path $env:chocolateyPackageFolder -ChildPath '64') -PathType Leaf)
$fileName = If ($is64) { $fileName64 } Else { $fileName32 }
$startFolder = $packageName

Function StopProcesses {
    Stop-Process -Name 'higan-accuracy' -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    Stop-Process -Name 'higan-balanced' -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    Stop-Process -Name 'higan-performance' -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    If ($is64) { Stop-Process -Name 'icarus' -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue }

Function RemoveStartMenuShortcuts {
    $startMenuFolderPath = Join-Path -Path ([Environment]::GetFolderPath('Programs')) `
        -ChildPath $startFolder
    Remove-Item $startMenuFolderPath -Recurse -Force -Confirm:$FALSE -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue


UnInstall-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $fileName

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
higan 1.0.094 297 Monday, June 15, 2015 Approved

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