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Downloads:

493,439

Downloads of v 6.20:

5,155

Last Update:

05 Dec 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Martin Malík

Tags:

hwinfo monitoring diagnostic admin

HWiNFO (Install)

This is not the latest version of HWiNFO (Install) available.

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6.20 | Updated: 05 Dec 2019

Downloads:

493,439

Downloads of v 6.20:

5,155

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Martin Malík

HWiNFO (Install) 6.20

This is not the latest version of HWiNFO (Install) available.

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

Details

Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

Details
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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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

>

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

>

To uninstall HWiNFO (Install), 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 hwinfo.install -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'6.20'" [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 hwinfo.install -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'6.20'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install hwinfo.install
  win_chocolatey:
    name: hwinfo.install
    version: '6.20'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'hwinfo.install' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '6.20'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller hwinfo.install
{
    Name     = "hwinfo.install"
    Version  = "6.20"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'hwinfo.install':
  ensure   => '6.20',
  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

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 20 Dec 2019.

Description

In-depth Hardware Information and real time monitoring


legal\LICENSE.txt
From: <https://www.hwinfo.com/download.php>

LICENSE

HWiNFO64 is FREEWARE and free distributable as-is. Any modifications to the packages are forbidden. Always keep up-to date using frequent updates.
legal\VERIFICATION.txt
VERIFICATION
Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community
in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.
 
The embedded software have been downloaded from the listed download
location on <https://www.hwinfo.com/download.php>
and can be verified by doing the following:

1. Go to

	x32: https://www.hwinfo.com/files/hwi_620.exe
	x64: https://www.hwinfo.com/files/hwi_620.exe

	to download the installer.

2. Get the checksum using one of the following methods:
  - Using powershell function 'Get-FileHash'
  - Use chocolatey utility 'checksum.exe'

3. The checksums should match the following:

  checksumType: SHA256
  checksum32: F334EF8921917DD91E5D6CAE888F0165EB509242B4D60697AA2579BCA073D60B
  checksum64: F334EF8921917DD91E5D6CAE888F0165EB509242B4D60697AA2579BCA073D60B

The file 'LICENSE.txt' has been obtained from <https://www.hwinfo.com/download.php>
tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName      = 'hwinfo.install'
  fileType         = 'EXE'
  file             = "$toolsDir\hwi.exe"
  file64           = "$file"
  softwareName     = 'HWiNFO*'
  silentArgs       = '/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART'
}

Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs
Remove-Item -force "$toolsDir\*.exe" -ea 0
# Kill the process after it starts- there is no way to prevent autostart after install
Get-Process | Where { $_.name -eq 'HWiNFO64' } | Stop-Process
Get-Process | Where { $_.name -eq 'HWiNFO32' } | Stop-Process
tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = 'hwinfo.install'
  softwareName  = 'hwinfo*'
  fileType      = 'EXE'
  silentArgs    = "/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP-"
  validExitCodes= @(0)
}

$uninstalled = $false
[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageArgs['softwareName']

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | % { 
    $packageArgs['file'] = "$($_.UninstallString)"
    if ($packageArgs['fileType'] -eq 'MSI') {
      $packageArgs['silentArgs'] = "$($_.PSChildName) $($packageArgs['silentArgs'])"
      
      $packageArgs['file'] = ''
    }

    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
  }
} elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
  Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
} elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
  Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found!"
  Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
  Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
  $key | % {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)"}
}
tools\hwi.exe
md5: 760C4C2AEB50E22613FAC06709356A83 | sha1: 520EA3D3AFB3204BC89D62648450FC3856B20965 | sha256: F334EF8921917DD91E5D6CAE888F0165EB509242B4D60697AA2579BCA073D60B | sha512: 991F6491DDF909FE54A8A87230F92ABCF79DE281C4FFC847FC3855485EF6DA2734F43DC0CBFC5CF4D8B58EC739D291E26DAFD1DE419C74C58476B410CB55F96D

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.

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HWiNFO (Install) 6.40 9188 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 6.34 7648 Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 6.32 6627 Thursday, October 1, 2020 Approved
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HWiNFO (Install) 6.22 6147 Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 6.20 5155 Thursday, December 5, 2019 Approved
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HWiNFO (Install) 5.90 2231 Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Approved
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HWiNFO (Install) 5.80 873 Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.74 1717 Friday, March 9, 2018 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.72 1720 Saturday, February 3, 2018 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.70 1756 Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.60 1753 Sunday, November 5, 2017 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.58 1977 Friday, September 29, 2017 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.56 1355 Monday, August 21, 2017 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.54 1274 Thursday, July 6, 2017 Approved
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HWiNFO (Install) 5.46 897 Thursday, March 9, 2017 Approved
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HWiNFO (Install) 5.42 870 Friday, January 6, 2017 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.38 1207 Thursday, October 13, 2016 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.36 764 Friday, September 16, 2016 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.32 755 Friday, July 8, 2016 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.30 435 Thursday, June 2, 2016 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.24 451 Friday, April 29, 2016 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.22 718 Sunday, March 20, 2016 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.12 698 Thursday, January 7, 2016 Approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.10 469 Wednesday, December 23, 2015 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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