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Last Update:

30 Aug 2020

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Software Author(s):

  • APC Schneider


powerchute APC power supply ups admin

PowerChute Personal Edition

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3.1.0 | Updated: 30 Aug 2020



Downloads of v 3.1.0:



Software Author(s):

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PowerChute Personal Edition 3.1.0

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3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files


To install PowerChute Personal Edition, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade PowerChute Personal Edition, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall PowerChute Personal Edition, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • 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. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade powerchute-personal -y --source="'STEP 3 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 powerchute-personal -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure powerchute-personal installed
    name: powerchute-personal
    state: present
    version: 3.1.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'powerchute-personal' do
  action    :install
  version  '3.1.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: powerchute-personal,
    Version: 3.1.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller powerchute-personal
   Name     = 'powerchute-personal'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '3.1.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'powerchute-personal':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '3.1.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install powerchute-personal version="3.1.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 31 Aug 2020.


Powerchute personal edition

Easy-to-use, safe system shutdown software with power and energy management features for home
computers and battery backups.

PowerChute Personal Edition software provides safe system shutdown in the event of an extended
power outage or computer power problem, preventing potential data corruption. Designed for
exceptional usability, it provides first-time users with optimal PC power protection based on
APC industry-leading power management expertise. Users also have the option to tailor
PowerChute settings for their individual circumstances. Energy cost and CO2 monitoring provides
users with a greater understanding of the energy consumed by protected equipment and energy plans
enable cost savings. Note: Features vary by Back-UPS model and by operating system.

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$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName      = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
$url              = ''
$checksum         = '06cdb01b2e23ed72452ff090212ba72b5a250c16c41485ecd05d4ac9f75e25ff'
$checksumType     = 'sha256'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName     = $packageName
  fileType        = 'EXE'
  url             = $url

  softwareName    = '$packageName*'

  checksum        = $checksum
  checksumType    = $checksumType

  validExitCodes  = @(0, 3010, 1641)
  silentArgs      = '/S'

$OSIsServerVersion = if ([Int]3 -eq [Int](Get-CimInstance -Class Win32_OperatingSystem).ProductType) {$True} else {$False}
if($OSIsServerVersion) {
  Write-Warning "System not supported"
  exit 0
} else {
  Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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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).

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