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17 Jul 2018

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Software Author(s):

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MSBuild Extension Pack

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Software Author(s):

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MSBuild Extension Pack

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install MSBuild Extension Pack, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade MSBuild Extension Pack, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall MSBuild Extension Pack, 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 msbuild.extensionpack -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 msbuild.extensionpack -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 msbuild.extensionpack
    name: msbuild.extensionpack
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'msbuild.extensionpack' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller msbuild.extensionpack
    Name     = "msbuild.extensionpack"
    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'msbuild.extensionpack':
  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 as a trusted package on 12 Jul 2020.


The MSBuild Extension Pack provides a collection of over 480 MSBuild Tasks, MSBuild Loggers and MSBuild TaskFactories.

$packageName = 'msbuild.extensionpack'
$installerType = 'MSI'
$url = ''
$checksum = 'BF94B89D9088D1F4DA9C36DCA223F803E65D3E58FB502A46E1D7E44F989D1D7D'
$checksumType = 'sha256'
$silentArgs = '/Quiet'
$validExitCodes = @(0)

$toolsDir = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$url" $toolsDir -checksum "$checksum" -checksumType "$checksumType" 

$is64bit = Get-ProcessorBits 64;
$x86FileFullPath = Get-ChildItem $toolsDir -recurse -include *x86*.msi | select -First 1
$x64FileFullPath = Get-ChildItem $toolsDir -recurse -include *x64*.msi | select -First 1

Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$x86FileFullPath" -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
if ($is64bit) {
  Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$x64FileFullPath" -validExitCodes $validExitCodes

Remove-Item "$toolsDir\" -recurse

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
MSBuild Extension Pack 4905 Sunday, February 19, 2017 Approved
MSBuild Extension Pack 1397 Thursday, April 21, 2016 Approved
MSBuild Extension Pack 695 Sunday, July 5, 2015 Approved
MSBuild Extension Pack 1198 Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Approved
MSBuild Extension Pack 1031 Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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