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Last Update:

25 Aug 2014

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Alex


notSilent web-browser firefox 64-bit


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31.0 | Updated: 25 Aug 2014



Downloads of v 31.0:


Software Author(s):

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Waterfox 31.0

This is not the latest version of Waterfox available.

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall Waterfox, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

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1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

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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 waterfox -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'31.0'" [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 waterfox -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'31.0'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install waterfox
    name: waterfox
    version: '31.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'waterfox' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '31.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller waterfox
    Name     = "waterfox"
    Version  = "31.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'waterfox':
  ensure   => '31.0',
  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.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 18 Feb 2020.


Waterfox is basically a 64-bit version of Firefox.
The Firefox source code is taken and compiled to run specifically for 64-bit Windows computers.
To make Waterfox stand out a bit more, it is compiled with optimizations so that it will run more efficiently and faster than just compiling Firefox as a 64-bit program.
In benchmarks, the 64-bit variant of Firefox out-performs the 32-bit variant.
Also because this variant is being built specifically for Windows, there might be further performance increases.
======= Notes =======
To install your language:
1-Go to here to download your language or
Click from browser or drag and drop to install it.
3-Push "alt" key, go to tools on the top and select your installed language.

$packageName = 'waterfox'
$installerType = 'EXE'
$url = ''
$silentArgs = ''
$validExitCodes = @(0) #please insert other valid exit codes here, exit codes for ms

Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url"  -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
$packageName = 'waterfox'
$installerType = 'EXE'
$silentArgs = ''
$validExitCodes = @(0) #please insert other valid exit codes here, exit codes for ms
$unpath = "$Env:ProgramFiles\Waterfox\uninstall\helper.exe"

try {

  Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$unpath" -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
  # the following is all part of error handling
  Write-ChocolateySuccess "$packageName"
} catch {
  Write-ChocolateyFailure "$packageName" "$($_.Exception.Message)"

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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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