Downloads of v 1.3.1060:


Last Update:

27 Feb 2014

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Informer Technologies
  • Inc.


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Software Informer

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1.3.1060 | Updated: 27 Feb 2014



Downloads of v 1.3.1060:



Software Author(s):

  • Informer Technologies
  • Inc.

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Software Informer 1.3.1060

This is not the latest version of Software Informer available.

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Some Checks Have Failed or Are Not Yet Complete

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Unknown

Verification Testing Unknown

Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files


To install Software Informer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Software Informer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Software Informer, 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 softwareinformer -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 softwareinformer -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 softwareinformer installed
    name: softwareinformer
    state: present
    version: 1.3.1060
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'softwareinformer' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.3.1060'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: softwareinformer,
    Version: 1.3.1060,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller softwareinformer
   Name     = 'softwareinformer'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.3.1060'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'softwareinformer':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.3.1060',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install softwareinformer version="1.3.1060" 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 submitted prior to moderation and has not been approved. While it is likely safe for you, there is more risk involved.


Software Informer is a programme, whose primary aim is to give you the up-to-date information about the software you actually use.
Whenever a more recent version of any programme becomes available, Software Informer notifies you and offers a link for downloading the update.
It also allows you to keep track of comments and questions on corresponding software.
Not only that, but also a whole software-related social network paired with our siClient program, where you will be able to:
-Get notifications about important software updates
-Find a perfect program according to your needs
-Ask questions and get feedback from experienced users
-Share your opinions
-Meet people with similar interests
-And much more

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

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
Software Informer 1.5.1321 928 Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Approved
Software Informer 1.5.1315 338 Monday, March 21, 2016 Approved
Software Informer 1.4.1213 498 Monday, December 1, 2014 Approved
Software Informer 1.4.1196 337 Monday, November 17, 2014 Approved
Software Informer 1.4.1152 360 Friday, November 7, 2014 Approved
Software Informer 1.4.1141 435 Tuesday, October 7, 2014 Unknown
Software Informer 1.4.1136 388 Thursday, September 25, 2014 Unknown
Software Informer 1.3.1107 375 Monday, September 15, 2014 Unknown

This package has no dependencies.

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