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Downloads of v 212.0.599769458:


Last Update:

20 May 2024

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Facebook Inc.


messenger instant instant-messenger im chat facebook instagram portal oculus 64-bit freeware cross-platform


This is not the latest version of Messenger available.

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212.0.599769458 | Updated: 20 May 2024



Downloads of v 212.0.599769458:



Software Author(s):

  • Facebook Inc.

Messenger 212.0.599769458

This is not the latest version of Messenger available.

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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Exemption:

Requires Windows 10 1909 or newer


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Messenger, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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


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


Deployment Method:


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 messenger -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'212.0.599769458'" [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 messenger -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'212.0.599769458'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install messenger
    name: messenger
    version: '212.0.599769458'
    state: present

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

chocolatey_package 'messenger' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '212.0.599769458'

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

cChocoPackageInstaller messenger
    Name     = "messenger"
    Version  = "212.0.599769458"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

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

package { 'messenger':
  ensure   => '212.0.599769458',
  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.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 20 May 2024.


Go big with Messenger

A simple app that lets you text, video chat, and stay close with people you care about.

Messenger Screenshot


CROSS-APP COMMUNICATION - Hang with your favorite people on your favorite apps and devices

Messenger powers conversations within Facebook, Instagram, Portal, and Oculus.

WATCH TOGETHER - Enjoy videos with your friends

Watch movies, music videos, TV shows and more with your friends over video chat.

CUSTOM REACTIONS - Say it with any emoji

Lost for words? Now you can customize your reactions, with way more emojis to choose from, including 🎉 and 🔥.

ANIMATED EFFECTS - Express yourself

Bring your conversations to life with fun AR effects, message effects and selfie stickers.

CHAT THEMES - Your chats, Your way

Choose from fun themes and colors to make your chats more personal ❤️ 🏳️‍🌈

REPLIES & FORWARDING - Let the conversation flow

Choose the exact message you want to reply to or forward, right in your chat.

BUSINESS - Connect with businesses

Find deals, make reservations and get customer support by chatting with your favorite businesses right from Messenger.

Package Notes

The installer executed by this package was built using Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (NSIS). For advanced setup scenarios, refer to NSIS's command-line interface documentation. Any desired arguments can be appended to (or optionally overriding with the --override-arguments switch) the package's default install arguments with the --install-arguments option.

For future upgrade operations, consider opting into Chocolatey's useRememberedArgumentsForUpgrades feature to avoid having to pass the same arguments with each upgrade:

choco feature enable --name="'useRememberedArgumentsForUpgrades'"

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$processName = 'Messenger'
$process = Get-Process -Name $processName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

if ($process) {
    Write-Warning "$processName is currently running, stopping it to prevent upgrade/uninstall from blocking..."
    Stop-Process -InputObject $process -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

    Start-Sleep -Seconds 3

    $process = Get-Process -Name $processName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    if ($process) {
        Write-Warning "$processName is still running despite stop request, force stopping it..."
        Stop-Process -InputObject $process -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

    Write-Warning "If upgrading, $processName may need to be manually restarted upon completion"
else {
    Write-Debug "No running $processName process instances were found"
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

Confirm-Win10 -ReqBuild 18362

$installArgs = @{
  packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  fileType       = 'EXE'
  silentArgs     = '/S'
  url64bit       = 'https://www.facebook.com/zeratul/desktop/update/599769458.exe'
  checksum64     = '1b64e382850dfdc19e890ecbe8769fafd5a6601509fef45994c4996a7e851df5'
  checksumType64 = 'sha256'
  validExitCodes = @(0)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @installArgs
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  softwareName   = 'Messenger'
  fileType       = 'EXE'
  silentArgs     = '/currentuser /S'
  validExitCodes = @(0)

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

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | ForEach-Object {
    $packageArgs['file'] = "$($_.UninstallString.TrimEnd('/currentuser'))"
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
elseif ($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 | ForEach-Object { Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)" }

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
Messenger 216.0.620714376-beta 9 Friday, July 12, 2024 Approved
Messenger 216.0.617581566-beta 15 Wednesday, July 3, 2024 Approved
Messenger 215.0.615549984-beta 17 Tuesday, June 25, 2024 Approved
Messenger 215.0.613887181-beta 13 Saturday, June 22, 2024 Exempted
Messenger 214.0.612664502 327 Wednesday, June 19, 2024 Approved
Messenger 214.0.610505354-beta 16 Thursday, June 13, 2024 Approved
Messenger 214.0.607660912-beta 17 Thursday, June 6, 2024 Approved
Messenger 214.0.606850720-beta 13 Tuesday, June 4, 2024 Exempted
Messenger 213.0.605013946 303 Monday, June 3, 2024 Approved
Messenger 213.0.604555872-beta 28 Thursday, May 30, 2024 Approved
Messenger 213.0.602422590-beta 21 Thursday, May 23, 2024 Approved
Messenger 213.0.600846244-beta 17 Monday, May 20, 2024 Approved
Messenger 212.1.601656846 303 Thursday, May 23, 2024 Approved
Messenger 212.0.599769458 127 Monday, May 20, 2024 Approved
Messenger 212.0.599437768-beta 19 Friday, May 17, 2024 Approved
Messenger 212.0.598857993-beta 20 Tuesday, May 14, 2024 Approved
Messenger 212.0.598785316-beta 21 Monday, May 13, 2024 Approved
Messenger 212.0.596654048-beta 22 Thursday, May 9, 2024 Approved
Messenger 211.0.596840497 297 Thursday, May 9, 2024 Approved
Messenger 211.0.594757979-beta 25 Thursday, May 2, 2024 Approved
Messenger 211.0.592516181-beta 23 Friday, April 26, 2024 Approved
Messenger 211.0.590569097-beta 26 Monday, April 22, 2024 Approved
Messenger 210.0.587058416-beta 24 Friday, April 12, 2024 Approved
Messenger 209.0.581279860-beta 25 Tuesday, March 26, 2024 Approved
Messenger 208.0.580469446 583 Monday, March 25, 2024 Approved
Messenger 208.0.577006840-beta 29 Monday, March 18, 2024 Approved
Messenger 208.0.575878217-beta 27 Wednesday, March 13, 2024 Approved
Messenger 207.0.575908523 329 Wednesday, March 13, 2024 Approved
Messenger 207.0.573661039-beta 29 Thursday, March 7, 2024 Approved
Messenger 207.0.573261431-beta 25 Tuesday, March 5, 2024 Approved
Messenger 207.0.571617063-beta 29 Saturday, March 2, 2024 Approved
Messenger 207.0.570908855-beta 25 Thursday, February 29, 2024 Exempted
Messenger 206.0.570891462 317 Thursday, February 29, 2024 Approved
Messenger 206.0.569660698-beta 31 Saturday, February 24, 2024 Approved
Messenger 206.0.567332608-beta 28 Friday, February 16, 2024 Exempted
Messenger 206.0.565670176-beta 31 Monday, February 12, 2024 Approved
Messenger 205.0.564654621 360 Monday, February 12, 2024 Approved
Messenger 205.0.564635632-beta 27 Thursday, February 8, 2024 Approved
Messenger 205.0.561659792-beta 25 Wednesday, January 31, 2024 Approved
Messenger 204.0.561709633 320 Wednesday, January 31, 2024 Approved
Messenger 204.0.559748691-beta 29 Thursday, January 25, 2024 Approved
Messenger 204.0.557337912-beta 31 Monday, January 22, 2024 Approved
Messenger 204.0.556962763-beta 30 Wednesday, January 17, 2024 Approved
Messenger 203.0.555038473 351 Wednesday, January 17, 2024 Approved
Messenger 203.0.554528181-beta 29 Friday, January 12, 2024 Approved
Messenger 203.0.553358463-beta 31 Sunday, January 7, 2024 Approved
Messenger 203.0.553036853-beta 30 Thursday, January 4, 2024 Approved
Messenger 202.0.552992785 373 Thursday, January 4, 2024 Approved
Messenger 202.0.551140248-beta 32 Friday, December 29, 2023 Approved
Messenger 202.0.545528079-beta 33 Monday, December 11, 2023 Approved
Messenger 201.0.548271278 330 Tuesday, December 19, 2023 Approved
Messenger 201.0.544520665 239 Monday, December 11, 2023 Approved
Messenger 201.0.544232485-beta 34 Thursday, December 7, 2023 Approved
Messenger 201.0.542346795-beta 34 Friday, December 1, 2023 Approved
Messenger 201.0.541049797-beta 30 Monday, November 27, 2023 Approved
Messenger 200.0.540197646 345 Monday, November 27, 2023 Approved
Messenger 200.0.539260983-beta 37 Tuesday, November 21, 2023 Approved
Messenger 200.0.537960083-beta 31 Thursday, November 16, 2023 Approved
Messenger 200.0.537341447-beta 38 Wednesday, November 15, 2023 Approved
Messenger 200.0.535566970-beta 32 Friday, November 10, 2023 Approved
Messenger 200.0.534764451-beta 38 Tuesday, November 7, 2023 Approved
Messenger 199.0.534762598 387 Wednesday, November 8, 2023 Approved
Messenger 199.0.533420883-beta 37 Friday, November 3, 2023 Approved
Messenger 199.0.531478300-beta 33 Tuesday, October 31, 2023 Approved
Messenger 199.0.531142213-beta 39 Friday, October 27, 2023 Approved
Messenger 199.0.529687773-beta 49 Monday, October 23, 2023 Approved
Messenger 198.0.529012970-beta 34 Saturday, October 21, 2023 Approved
Messenger 198.0.526138861-beta 30 Thursday, October 12, 2023 Approved
Messenger 198.0.524794637-beta 33 Wednesday, October 11, 2023 Approved
Messenger 197.0.525091618 486 Wednesday, October 11, 2023 Approved
Messenger 197.0.524147032-beta 34 Saturday, October 7, 2023 Approved
Messenger 197.0.521392868-beta 42 Thursday, September 28, 2023 Approved
Messenger 197.0.520377455-beta 35 Tuesday, September 26, 2023 Approved
Messenger 196.0.518282206 327 Tuesday, September 26, 2023 Approved
Messenger 196.0.517900122-beta 36 Monday, September 18, 2023 Approved
Messenger 196.0.514982816-beta 32 Monday, September 11, 2023 Approved
Messenger 195.0.515283081 377 Monday, September 11, 2023 Approved
Messenger 195.0.513954785-beta 39 Friday, September 8, 2023 Approved
Messenger 195.0.513051935-beta 45 Tuesday, September 5, 2023 Approved
Messenger 194.0.510289419 325 Tuesday, August 29, 2023 Approved
Messenger 194.0.508473499-beta 41 Friday, August 25, 2023 Approved
Messenger 194.0.507774523-beta 46 Tuesday, August 22, 2023 Approved
Messenger 194.0.506683053-beta 49 Saturday, August 19, 2023 Approved
Messenger 194.0.504922846-beta 50 Tuesday, August 15, 2023 Approved
Messenger 193.0.503840192-beta 47 Thursday, August 10, 2023 Approved
Messenger 193.0.501702571-beta 44 Monday, August 7, 2023 Approved
Messenger 193.0.501001740-beta 44 Thursday, August 3, 2023 Approved
Messenger 193.0.500083253-beta 46 Tuesday, August 1, 2023 Approved
Messenger 192.0.499116866 497 Tuesday, August 1, 2023 Approved
Messenger 192.0.498744419-beta 42 Thursday, July 27, 2023 Approved
Messenger 192.0.498113910-beta 45 Tuesday, July 25, 2023 Approved
Messenger 192.0.495774843-beta 42 Friday, July 21, 2023 Approved
Messenger 192.0.495435242-beta 44 Monday, July 17, 2023 Approved
Messenger 191.0.494866009 327 Monday, July 17, 2023 Approved
Messenger 191.0.492540729-beta 47 Monday, July 10, 2023 Approved
Messenger 191.0.491212303-beta 39 Wednesday, July 5, 2023 Approved
Messenger 190.0.491203412 230 Tuesday, July 4, 2023 Approved
Messenger 190.0.488989456-beta 48 Tuesday, June 27, 2023 Approved
Messenger 190.0.487961387-beta 34 Saturday, June 24, 2023 Approved
Messenger 190.0.487284678-beta 41 Thursday, June 22, 2023 Approved
Messenger 190.0.486509717-beta 40 Tuesday, June 20, 2023 Approved
Messenger 189.0.486459020 272 Tuesday, June 20, 2023 Approved
Messenger 189.0.485527222-beta 40 Saturday, June 17, 2023 Approved
Messenger 189.0.484064195-beta 38 Wednesday, June 14, 2023 Approved
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