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Downloads:

37,143

Downloads of v 1.0.1:

23,648

Last Update:

08 Oct 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • https://github.com/dhoer/choco-screen-resolution/graphs/contributors

Tags:

windows display screen resolution

Screen Resolution

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1.0.1 | Updated: 08 Oct 2019

Downloads:

37,143

Downloads of v 1.0.1:

23,648

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • https://github.com/dhoer/choco-screen-resolution/graphs/contributors

Screen Resolution 1.0.1

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

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Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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

>

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

>

To uninstall Screen Resolution, 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 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 screen-resolution -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 screen-resolution -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install screen-resolution
  win_chocolatey:
    name: screen-resolution
    version: '1.0.1'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'screen-resolution' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.0.1'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller screen-resolution
{
    Name     = "screen-resolution"
    Version  = "1.0.1"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'screen-resolution':
  ensure   => '1.0.1',
  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 26 Aug 2020.

Description

Screen Resolution sets the screen resolution on Windows virtual machines (VMs). This tool is useful for UI automated testing when the default resolution is not at the desired resolution.

Tested on Windows Server 2012R2, 2016, 2019 and Windows 10 virtual machines (VMs).

See https://github.com/dhoer/choco-screen-resolution for more information.


tools\.skipAutoUninstall
 
tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
  $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; # stop on all errors

$toolsDir      = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
$packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
$pp            = Get-PackageParameters
$name          = 'Screen Resolution'
$toolsLocation = Get-ToolsLocation
$workDir       = "$toolsLocation\$packageName"

#if (!((Get-ItemProperty 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion').ProductName -like '*Windows Server*')) {
#  throw 'This package requires Windows Server OS.'
#}

if (!$pp['UserName']) { $pp['UserName'] = "$env:UserName" }
if (!$pp['Password']) { $pp['Password'] = Read-Host "Enter password for $($pp['UserName']):" -AsSecureString}
if (!$pp['Password']) { throw "Package needs Password to install, that must be provided in params or in prompt." }

if (!$pp['RdpUserName']) { $pp['RdpUserName'] = 'rdp_local' }
if (!$pp['RdpPassword']) { $pp['RdpPassword'] = $pp['Password'] }
if (!$pp['RdpGroups']) { $pp['RdpGroups'] = @('Administrators', 'Remote Desktop Users') }

if (!$pp['Width']) { $pp['Width'] = 1920 }
if (!$pp['Height']) { $pp['Height'] = 1080 }

if (Get-WmiObject Win32_UserAccount -Filter "LocalAccount='true' and Name='$( $pp['RdpUserName'] )'") {
  Write-Host "Updating $($pp['RdpUserName']) user."
  NET USER "$($pp['RdpUserName'])" "$($pp['RdpPassword'])" /Y
} else {
  Write-Host "Creating $($pp['RdpUserName']) user."
  NET USER /ADD "$($pp['RdpUserName'])" "$($pp['RdpPassword'])" /COMMENT:"Created by $name" /FULLNAME:"RDP Local" /EXPIRES:NEVER /PASSWORDCHG:NO /Y
}

ForEach ($group In $pp['RdpGroups']) {
  try {
    Write-Host "Adding $( $pp['RdpUserName'] ) user to $group."
    NET LOCALGROUP "$group" "$($pp['RdpUserName'])" /ADD
  }
  catch {
    Write-Debug "User $( $pp['RdpUserName'] ) already in $group."
  }
}

$TaskName = 'CreateRdpHomeAndStoreUserCreds'
$Action = New-ScheduledTaskAction -Execute 'cmdkey.exe' -Argument "/add:127.0.0.2 /user:$($pp['UserName']) /pass:$($pp['Password'])"
$Settings = New-ScheduledTaskSettingsSet -AllowStartIfOnBatteries -DontStopIfGoingOnBatteries
Register-ScheduledTask -TaskName $TaskName -User $pp['RdpUserName'] -Password $pp['RdpPassword'] -Action $Action -Settings $Settings -RunLevel Highest -Force
Start-ScheduledTask -TaskName $TaskName

$timer =  [Diagnostics.Stopwatch]::StartNew()
while (((Get-ScheduledTask -TaskName $TaskName).State -ne  'Ready') -and  ($timer.Elapsed.TotalSeconds -lt 90)) {
  Write-Debug -Message 'Waiting on scheduled task...'
  Start-Sleep -Seconds  3
}
$timer.Stop()

Unregister-ScheduledTask -TaskName $TaskName -Confirm:$false

if (!(Test-Path $workDir)) {
  New-Item $workDir -ItemType directory -Force
}

$cmdName = "RDP-to-$($pp['UserName'])-at-res$($pp['Width'])x$($pp['Height'])"
$cmdPath = "$workDir\$cmdName.cmd"

$cmd = "mstsc.exe /v:127.0.0.2 /w:$($pp['Width']) /h:$($pp['Height'])"
$cmd | Set-Content $cmdPath

$startupDir = "C:\Users\$($pp['RdpUserName'])\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup"

if (!(Test-Path $startupDir)) {
  New-Item $startupDir -ItemType Directory -Force
}

$shortcutArgs = @{
  shortcutFilePath = "$startupDir\$cmdName.lnk"
  targetPath       = "$cmdPath"
  iconLocation     = "$toolsDir\icon.ico"
  workDirectory    = $workDir
}
Install-ChocolateyShortcut @shortcutArgs

# required by uninstaller to remove rdp user
"RdpUserName=$($pp['RdpUserName'])" | Set-Content $toolsDir\uninstall.parameters

# https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc722151%28v=ws.10%29.aspx
Set-ItemProperty -Path 'HKLM:\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server' -Name 'fDenyTSConnections' -Type DWord -Value 0

# http://www.mytecbits.com/microsoft/windows/rdp-identity-of-the-remote-computer
Set-ItemProperty -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Terminal Server Client' -Name 'AuthenticationLevelOverride' -Type DWord -Value 0

$rules = Get-NetFirewallRule
$par = @{
  DisplayName   = "$name"
  LocalPort     = 3389
  LocalAddress  = 'any'
  RemoteAddress = 'LocalSubnet'
  Profile       = 'Public'
  Direction     = 'Inbound'
  Protocol      = 'TCP'
  Action        = 'Allow'
}
if (-not $rules.DisplayName.Contains($par.DisplayName)) {
  New-NetFirewallRule @par
}
tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1
$toolsDir      = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
$toolsLocation = Get-ToolsLocation
$workDir       = "$toolsLocation\$packageName"
$name          = 'Screen Resolution'

$rules = Get-NetFirewallRule
if ($rules.DisplayName.Contains($name)) { Remove-NetFirewallRule -DisplayName $name }

$props = ConvertFrom-StringData (Get-Content $toolsDir\uninstall.parameters -Raw)
$rdpUserName = $props['RdpUserName']

Write-Debug "Removing $rdpUserName user."
NET USER "$rdpUserName" /DELETE

Get-WmiObject Win32_UserProfile -Filter 'RefCount=0' | ForEach-Object {
  $_.Delete()
}

if (Test-Path $workDir) {
  Remove-Item $workDir -Recurse -Force
}
tools\icon.ico
 
tools\icon.png
 

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Screen Resolution 1.0.0 13495 Friday, February 9, 2018 Approved

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