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Last Update:

25 Nov 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Kitco Metals Inc.


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Kcast (Install)

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Downloads of v



Software Author(s):

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Kcast (Install)

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Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files


Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall Kcast (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

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 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 kcast -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 kcast -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install kcast
    name: kcast
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'kcast' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller kcast
    Name     = "kcast"
    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'kcast':
  ensure   => '',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. 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 AdmiringWorm on 03 Dec 2017.


Screenshot of Kcast

Get live precious metal prices on your PC taskbar

Now with oil, base metals, currencies, indices and multilingual support

Kcast for Windows, a powerful, easy-to-use program, displays live precious metal prices on your computer’s taskbar, showing you vital information at a glance. It even gives you historical charts from as far back as 10 years ago. With Kcast for Windows, you’re in the know and in control.

Key Features of Kcast for Windows 7 and 8:

  • Live quotes and charts for copper, nickel, aluminum, zinc, lead, uranium, oil, seven market indices, five gold indices, a base metal index, and 14 currencies
  • Precious metal quotes available in 14 currencies
  • Choice of three units of measure for precious and base metal quotes
  • Customizable application tray icons
  • Font size adjustable up to 125% for improved legibility
  • Available in English, French, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese
  • Live prices for gold, silver, platinum, palladium and rhodium on your taskbar
  • Charts for gold, silver, platinum, palladium and rhodium
  • Data from, the world’s number one precious metals website
  • 24-hour, 30-day, 60-day, six-month*, one-year, five-year* and 10-year* charts
  • Display current prices, update times, bid and ask prices*, price changes* and percent price changes*
  • User-adjustable refresh rates and time zone options (GMT or local time, NY time also available on Windows 7 and 8 versions)
  • Direct links to main pages on


$packageName    = 'kcast'
$installerType  = 'exe'
$url            = ''
$checksum       = '71ADF8DDCCC22ADE7A1E2ACF55559F13E2FC71F4E927F143CFA27FCFF4464A7F'
$silentArgs     = '/S /v/qn'
$toolsDir       = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$validExitCodes = @(0,1)
$softwareName   = 'Kcast for Windows'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  fileType      = $installerType
  url           = $url
  validExitCodes= $validExitCodes
  silentArgs    = $silentArgs
  softwareName  = $softwareName
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256' 

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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