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Last Update:

07 Aug 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • W Travis Jones


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ShimExt (Install)

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1.4.1 | Updated: 07 Aug 2017



Downloads of v 1.4.1:



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ShimExt (Install) 1.4.1

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files


Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install ShimExt (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade ShimExt (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall ShimExt (Install), 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 shimext -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 shimext -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 shimext
    name: shimext
    version: '1.4.1'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'shimext' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.4.1'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller shimext
    Name     = "shimext"
    Version  = "1.4.1"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'shimext':
  ensure   => '1.4.1',
  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 09 Jul 2020.


ShimExt is a right click context menu that provide these file/folder operations: 1) Copy the full path of the selected file or folder to the clipboard. 2) Copy the selected file or folder to the same folder with a timestamp 3) Rename the selected file or folder with a timestamp.

$ErrorActionPreference = "Stop";

$packageName = "ShimExt"
$registryUninstallerKeyName = "ShimExt"
$installerType = "MSI"
$url = ""
$checksum = "1EEBAA18CC07FC3D2CA670D030D82A7FFEEAF051D514E6FC48910371719B7FFB"
$url64 = ""
$checksum64 = "5F14D64E663570EE166419FF575D853B6CE29DEAFCBD8E58A530559DF432F66D"
$silentArgs = "/quiet"
$validExitCodes = @(0)
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64" -validExitCodes $validExitCodes -checksumType "sha256" -checksum "$checksum" -checksumType64 "sha256" -checksum64 "$checksum64"
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName = 'ShimExt'
$registryUninstallerKeyName = (Get-ChildItem -Path "hklm:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall" | ?{(get-itemproperty -path $_.PSPath).DisplayName -eq $packageName}).PSChildName
 # Allow the user to kill explorer if msi prompts.
Start-Process -Wait msiexec -ArgumentList @("/x", $registryUninstallerKeyName, "/qr")

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
ShimExt (Install) 1.4.0 381 Thursday, April 16, 2015 Approved

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