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Last Update:

07 May 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Davide Costa


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SARDU (Portable)

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3.2.1 | Updated: 07 May 2017



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Software Author(s):

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SARDU (Portable) 3.2.1

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To install SARDU (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade SARDU (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall SARDU (Portable), 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 sardu -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 sardu -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 sardu installed
    name: sardu
    state: present
    version: 3.2.1
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'sardu' do
  action    :install
  version  '3.2.1'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: sardu,
    Version: 3.2.1,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller sardu
   Name     = 'sardu'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '3.2.1'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'sardu':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '3.2.1',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install sardu version="3.2.1" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. 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 Pauby on 10 May 2017.


Screenshot of SARDU

Shardana Antivirus Rescue Disk Utility

SARDU Multiboot Creator build a multiboot USB stick (or other removable) for PC and Mac with Utilities, Antivirus, Windows PE and Windows XP, Vista, Seven and Eight Installers and all Windows Recovery Disks easily and in a few minutes without make partitions and without any knowledge of Multiboot system.
The media builded with SARDU can be used to boot one PC or a Mac OS X Apple based system
Advanced user can also import customized menus and customized folders and / or ISOs not directly supported.

This makes the SARDU Multiboot Creator as infinitely complete and customizable and best solution for technicians or for those who have to install Windows from USB or repair a PC or a Mac, saving precious time.

The only thing that you have to do is download the ISOs (with the integrated downloader) and press the button to start the creation of the USB multiboot (or other media)
Using the QEMU integrated the user can easily test the 'live' multiboot support created. (pen drive or ISO image)

Multiboot from BIOS legacy or EFI for PC and Mac with Multi OS...

Multiboot with multiple Rescue disks antivirus

After downloading the ISO images, SARDU has a download manager, you can use the engine of more than ten of antivirus (one at time) to remove malware, viruses or others malicious software. This multiple antivirus rescue disc utility considers a great computer troubleshooting tools if your computer can't be start or if is damaged. Best disaster recovery.

Multiboot with hundreds of Utilities

You can create, recover, repair, resize and merge partitions, clone a disk, make an image, recover or change lost passwords, use backup software; run floppy-based diagnostic tools from a DVD or USB stick, recover and save lost photos and documents, and test hardware items such as RAM and hard disks, etc. All do you need for troubleshooting.

Multiboot with multiple Linux Live

You can test the best Linux Live distributions by loading the file system images into RAM so nothing is written to your hard disk, so you can turn your PC to a Media Player, or test LAN or Wi-Fi security using your USB pen-drive or DVD.
You can use more than 100 live Linux, modular distributions such as Slax, xPUD, Ubuntu (and derivated), Fedora, Debian Mint or others from the same USB Flash Drive or DVD.
You can build one Live USB stick with Ubuntu and Fedora (and derivated) with persistent storage keeping your preferences and data even after reboot

Multiboot with multiple Windows installer or PE or Recovery Disk

You can boot from DVD or USB using 'Windows Live' (Windows PE), so you can perform the recovery disks of Windows, install Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Seven, Windows Eight or the technical preview of Windows 10 from one multiboot USB or DVD.
Using the USB media for installation of an operating system takes advantage of greater speed compared to the slower and easily damaged DVD.
SARDU Multiboot Creator Pro wil allows you to install from USB all Windows operating systems as Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Seven, Windows Eight and the technical preview of Windows 10 without CD or DVD player. This is the fast solution for tablets and netbooks and the best solution for technicians.

SARDU Multiboot Creator 3 is 100% clean of virus / toolbars and other crapware

Please register your copy of SARDU at SARDU Pro's Homepage for enable auto update and more additions

$packageName  = 'sardu' 
$toolsDir     = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url          = ''
$checksum     = '88CF9D20C0B691217F1029F241539D3A3BE47442A72213657509CFC7A904BBB7'
$shortcutName = 'SARDU.lnk'
$workingDir   = 'SARDU_321'
$exe          = 'sardu_3.exe'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'ZIP' 
  url           = $url
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:Public\Desktop\$shortcutName" -targetPath "$toolsDir\$workingDir\$exe" -WorkingDirectory "$toolsDir\$workingDir"
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\$shortcutName" -targetPath "$toolsDir\$workingDir\$exe" -WorkingDirectory "$toolsDir\$workingDir"
$packageName = 'sardu'
$shortcutName = 'SARDU.lnk'

remove-item "$env:Public\Desktop\$shortcutName" -Force -ErrorAction 'SilentlyContinue'
remove-item "$env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\$shortcutName" -Force -ErrorAction 'SilentlyContinue'

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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).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
SARDU (Portable) 3.4.2 399 Friday, November 20, 2020 Approved
SARDU (Portable) 3.4.0 437 Friday, May 8, 2020 Approved
SARDU (Portable) 3.3.0 664 Sunday, July 21, 2019 Approved
SARDU (Portable) 3.2.4 1115 Tuesday, July 3, 2018 Approved
SARDU (Portable) 3.2.3 285 Friday, June 22, 2018 Approved
SARDU (Portable) 3.2.2 1107 Thursday, June 8, 2017 Approved
SARDU (Portable) 3.2.1 511 Sunday, May 7, 2017 Approved
SARDU (Portable) 3.1.1 520 Thursday, October 6, 2016 Approved

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