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Downloads of v 7.75:


Last Update:

27 Aug 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Khaled Mardam-Bey


mirc irc instant messaging im chat admin


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7.75 | Updated: 27 Aug 2023



Downloads of v 7.75:


Software Author(s):

  • Khaled Mardam-Bey

mIRC 7.75

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Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


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 mIRC, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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


To uninstall mIRC, 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

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 mirc -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 mirc -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 mirc
    name: mirc
    version: '7.75'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'mirc' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '7.75'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller mirc
    Name     = "mirc"
    Version  = "7.75"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'mirc':
  ensure   => '7.75',
  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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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 27 Aug 2023.


mIRC is a full featured Internet Relay Chat client for Windows that can be used to communicate, share, play or work with others on IRC networks around the world, either in multi-user group conferences or in one-to-one private discussions.

It has a clean, practical interface that is highly configurable and supports features such as buddy lists, file transfers, multi-server connections, IPv6, SSL encryption, proxy support, UTF-8 display, UPnP, customizable sounds, spoken messages, tray notifications, message logging, and more.

mIRC also has a powerful scripting language that can be used both to automate mIRC and to create applications that perform a wide range of functions from network communications to playing games.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageName = 'mirc'
$fileType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = '/S /NOBACKUP'
$url = ''
$checksum = '99d4bab1587e2f2eed1eae1ec50613fd48021a04b436190625f3d095b1bb9828'
$checksumType = 'sha256'
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1223)

Install-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                          -FileType $fileType `
                          -SilentArgs $silentArgs `
                          -Url $url `
                          -Checksum $checksum `
                          -ChecksumType $checksumType `
                          -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageName = 'mirc'
$fileType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = '/S'
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1223)

[array] $key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName 'mIRC'

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
	$key | ForEach-Object {
		$uninstallStringSplit = $_.UninstallString -Split ' _\?='

		$silentArgs += ' _?=' + $uninstallStringSplit[1]
		$file = $uninstallStringSplit[0]

		Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
		                            -FileType $fileType `
		                            -SilentArgs $silentArgs `
		                            -File $file `
		                            -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes
} elseif ($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
mIRC 7.74 307 Wednesday, August 2, 2023 Approved
mIRC 7.73 483 Sunday, June 18, 2023 Approved
mIRC 7.72 1447 Sunday, November 27, 2022 Approved
mIRC 7.71 604 Saturday, October 1, 2022 Approved
mIRC 7.69 858 Monday, July 18, 2022 Approved
mIRC 7.68 1135 Saturday, April 2, 2022 Approved
mIRC 7.67 1856 Saturday, October 2, 2021 Approved
mIRC 7.66 1152 Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Approved
mIRC 7.65 884 Saturday, May 8, 2021 Approved
mIRC 7.64 1843 Friday, December 11, 2020 Approved
mIRC 7.63 1349 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 Approved
mIRC 7.62 440 Thursday, July 30, 2020 Approved
mIRC 7.61 1223 Monday, March 2, 2020 Approved
mIRC 7.59 374 Sunday, February 9, 2020 Approved
mIRC 7.58 516 Sunday, November 17, 2019 Approved
mIRC 7.57 612 Thursday, July 25, 2019 Approved
mIRC 7.56 338 Saturday, July 6, 2019 Approved
mIRC 7.55 681 Friday, February 8, 2019 Approved
mIRC 7.54 472 Friday, December 21, 2018 Approved
mIRC 7.53 389 Thursday, November 29, 2018 Approved
mIRC 7.52 881 Thursday, March 1, 2018 Approved
mIRC 7.51 759 Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Approved
mIRC 7.49 731 Friday, May 26, 2017 Approved
mIRC 7.48 513 Sunday, April 16, 2017 Approved
mIRC 7.47 687 Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Approved
mIRC 7.46 740 Sunday, August 7, 2016 Approved
mIRC 7.45 512 Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Approved
mIRC: Internet Relay Chat client 7.34 1440 Friday, July 18, 2014 Approved
mIRC: Internet Relay Chat client 7.32 792 Thursday, May 30, 2013 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

Discussion for the mIRC Package

Ground Rules:

  • This discussion is only about mIRC and the mIRC package. If you have feedback for Chocolatey, please contact the Google Group.
  • This discussion will carry over multiple versions. If you have a comment about a particular version, please note that in your comments.
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  • Tell us what you love about the package or mIRC, or tell us what needs improvement.
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