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Downloads:

21,369

Downloads of v 7.36:

260

Last Update:

11 Jan 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Martin Malík

Tags:

HWiNFO Monitoring Diagnostic

HWiNFO (Portable)

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7.36 | Updated: 11 Jan 2023

Downloads:

21,369

Downloads of v 7.36:

260

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Martin Malík

HWiNFO (Portable) 7.36

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Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

Details

Scan Testing Resulted in Flagged as a Note:

At least one file within this package has greater than 0 detections, but less than 5

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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

>

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

>

To uninstall HWiNFO (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 hwinfo.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 hwinfo.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 hwinfo.portable
  win_chocolatey:
    name: hwinfo.portable
    version: '7.36'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'hwinfo.portable' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '7.36'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller hwinfo.portable
{
    Name     = "hwinfo.portable"
    Version  = "7.36"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'hwinfo.portable':
  ensure   => '7.36',
  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 as a trusted package on 12 Jan 2023.

Description

In-depth Hardware Information and real time monitoring


tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName      = 'hwinfo.portable'
  file             = "$toolsDir\hwi.zip"
  file64           = "$file"
  Destination      = $toolsDir
}

Get-ChocolateyUnzip @packageArgs

# create empty sidecar so shimgen creates shim for GUI rather than console
Set-Content -Path (Join-Path -Path $toolsDir -ChildPath "HWiNFO32.exe.gui") `
            -Value $null
Set-Content -Path (Join-Path -Path $toolsDir -ChildPath "HWiNFO64.exe.gui") `
            -Value $null

Remove-Item -force "$toolsDir\*.zip" -ea 0
tools\hwi.zip
md5: 0DE5595F017BAE0146A8DFEEE8640E4F | sha1: 1380B319C8BA204C2F394BA56E45F28223A69C8E | sha256: 939EF51EED6536AFF977E53529A7A75B7BFF9BCC928350A83F0CDAD0A3639330 | sha512: 649014FD2A432BB00CCCB32CA8EFB8EB8C2A13E7C435DEBB3FFE41365E85B8A2B3FD5A9E5B17C84C40D4143219DB01153A2A407B1EFC313350924ED2B72F1AB3
tools\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.
tools\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_736.zip
	x64: https://www.hwinfo.com/files/hwi_736.zip

	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: 939EF51EED6536AFF977E53529A7A75B7BFF9BCC928350A83F0CDAD0A3639330
  checksum64: 939EF51EED6536AFF977E53529A7A75B7BFF9BCC928350A83F0CDAD0A3639330

The file 'LICENSE.txt' has been obtained from <https://www.hwinfo.com/download.php>

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
HWiNFO (Portable) 7.34 261 Wednesday, December 7, 2022 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 7.32 270 Wednesday, November 2, 2022 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 7.30 276 Tuesday, September 20, 2022 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 7.26 364 Tuesday, June 21, 2022 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 7.24 294 Thursday, May 12, 2022 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 7.22 297 Wednesday, March 30, 2022 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 7.20 304 Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 7.16 357 Wednesday, December 22, 2021 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 7.14 322 Friday, October 29, 2021 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 7.12 274 Monday, October 4, 2021 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 7.10 267 Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 7.06 316 Tuesday, July 6, 2021 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 7.04 318 Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 7.02 321 Wednesday, April 7, 2021 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 7.00 268 Tuesday, March 9, 2021 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.42 331 Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.40 289 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.34 286 Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.32 278 Thursday, October 1, 2020 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.30 300 Thursday, August 27, 2020 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.28 403 Wednesday, June 24, 2020 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.26 374 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.24 373 Saturday, April 4, 2020 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.22 439 Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.20 283 Thursday, December 5, 2019 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.14 305 Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.12 312 Thursday, September 26, 2019 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.10 332 Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.08 325 Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.06 319 Thursday, May 16, 2019 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.04 373 Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.02 490 Friday, February 22, 2019 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 6.00 378 Thursday, December 20, 2018 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.92 322 Thursday, November 22, 2018 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.90 334 Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.88 334 Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.86 332 Thursday, July 12, 2018 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.84 352 Thursday, May 24, 2018 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.82 387 Sunday, April 15, 2018 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.80 347 Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.74 419 Friday, March 9, 2018 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.72 515 Saturday, February 3, 2018 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.70 454 Thursday, December 14, 2017 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.60 428 Sunday, November 5, 2017 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.58 392 Friday, September 29, 2017 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.56 393 Monday, August 21, 2017 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.54 416 Thursday, July 6, 2017 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.52 398 Friday, June 2, 2017 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.50 382 Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.46 380 Friday, March 10, 2017 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.44 398 Friday, February 10, 2017 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.42 379 Friday, January 6, 2017 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.32 470 Friday, July 8, 2016 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.30 394 Thursday, June 2, 2016 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.24 479 Friday, April 29, 2016 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.22 403 Sunday, March 20, 2016 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.12 401 Thursday, January 7, 2016 Approved
HWiNFO (Portable) 5.10 398 Wednesday, December 23, 2015 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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