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Downloads of v 3.40.0:


Last Update:

17 Feb 2024

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • MikroTik


winbox mikrotik network router routeros administration management


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3.40.0 | Updated: 17 Feb 2024



Downloads of v 3.40.0:



Software Author(s):

  • MikroTik

WinBox 3.40.0

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Some Checks Have Failed or Are Not Yet Complete

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Resulted in Flagged as a Note:

At least one file within this package has greater than 0 detections, but less than 5

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


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


Deployment Method:


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 winbox -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 winbox -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 winbox
    name: winbox
    version: '3.40.0'
    state: present

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

chocolatey_package 'winbox' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '3.40.0'

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

cChocoPackageInstaller winbox
    Name     = "winbox"
    Version  = "3.40.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

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

package { 'winbox':
  ensure   => '3.40.0',
  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.


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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 18 Feb 2024.


WinBox is a small utility that allows administration of Mikrotik RouterOS using a fast and simple GUI. It is a native Win32 binary, but can be run on Linux and Mac OSX using Wine.

All WinBox interface functions are as close as possible to Console functions. Some of advanced and system critical configurations are not possible from WinBox, like MAC address change on an interface.

Note: WinBox is obviously freeware, but no details about the license are available either on the application website or in the application itself.

$packageName = 'winbox'
$appName = 'WinBox'
$url32 = 'https://download.mikrotik.com/winbox/3.40/winbox.exe'
$url64 = 'https://download.mikrotik.com/winbox/3.40/winbox64.exe'
$dir = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
$is64 = ((Get-ProcessorBits 64) -and !$env:chocolateyForceX86)
$processName32 = 'winbox'
$processName64 = 'winbox64'
$processName = If ($is64) { $processName64 } Else { $processName32 }
$exe = $processName + '.exe'
$fullPath = Join-Path -Path $dir -ChildPath $exe
$checksum32 = '91162bdf1122a4fbdda31c31f37c92aa2d41897617eb37dbe4c7a311f96c7587'
$checksum64 = '91f7b0456619dbfc19940a85566c949ce3718321f32709886df5125c71f0b6b7'
$checksumType = 'sha256'

$startFolder = $appName

Function CreateStartMenuShortcut {
    $startMenuFolderPath = Join-Path -Path ([Environment]::GetFolderPath('Programs')) `
        -ChildPath $startFolder
    New-Item $startMenuFolderPath -Type Directory -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    If (Test-Path -Path $startMenuFolderPath -PathType Container) {
            Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath `
                (Join-Path -Path $startMenuFolderPath -ChildPath ($appName + '.lnk')) `
                -targetPath $fullPath -workingDirectory $dir
    } Else {
        Write-Warning "Start menu folder couldn't be created."


Stop-Process -Name $processName32 -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
Stop-Process -Name $processName64 -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

# Workaround for https://github.com/chocolatey/choco/issues/952
Remove-Item -Path $fullPath -Force -Confirm:$FALSE -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

Get-ChocolateyWebFile -PackageName $packageName -FileFullPath $fullPath -Url $url32 -Url64bit $url64 -Checksum $checksum32 -ChecksumType $checksumType -Checksum64 $checksum64 -ChecksumType64 $ChecksumType

# create .gui file
New-Item -Path $dir -Name ($exe + '.gui') -ItemType file


$startFolder = 'WinBox'
$processName32 = 'winbox'
$processName64 = 'winbox64'

Function RemoveStartMenuShortcut {
    $startMenuFolderPath = Join-Path -Path ([Environment]::GetFolderPath('Programs')) `
        -ChildPath $startFolder
    Remove-Item $startMenuFolderPath -Recurse -Force -Confirm:$FALSE -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue


Stop-Process -Name $processName32 -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
Stop-Process -Name $processName64 -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.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
WinBox 3.39.0 11 Saturday, February 17, 2024 Approved
WinBox 3.38.0 10 Saturday, February 17, 2024 Approved
WinBox 3.37 99275 Wednesday, July 20, 2022 Approved
WinBox 3.37.0 361 Saturday, February 17, 2024 Approved
WinBox 3.36 15192 Saturday, June 4, 2022 Approved
WinBox 3.35 27647 Tuesday, February 22, 2022 Approved
WinBox 3.34 2346 Friday, February 11, 2022 Approved
WinBox 3.32 7688 Tuesday, December 28, 2021 Approved
WinBox 3.31 14605 Sunday, September 19, 2021 Approved
WinBox 3.30 1767 Sunday, September 12, 2021 Approved
WinBox 3.29 6380 Monday, August 23, 2021 Approved
WinBox 3.28 13954 Wednesday, June 9, 2021 Approved
WinBox 3.27 34776 Saturday, September 12, 2020 Approved
WinBox 3.24 10983 Monday, May 18, 2020 Approved
WinBox 3.23 1070 Sunday, April 19, 2020 Approved
WinBox 3.22 1485 Sunday, March 15, 2020 Approved
WinBox 3.21 1184 Sunday, February 9, 2020 Approved
WinBox 3.20 11022 Saturday, October 19, 2019 Approved
WinBox 3.19 10489 Wednesday, July 3, 2019 Approved
WinBox 3.18 53291 Saturday, September 22, 2018 Approved
WinBox 3.17 8779 Tuesday, August 7, 2018 Approved
WinBox 3.16 5493 Sunday, July 8, 2018 Approved
WinBox 3.14 1655 Sunday, June 10, 2018 Approved
WinBox 3.12 1317 Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Approved
WinBox 3.11 2443 Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Approved
WinBox 3.10 845 Sunday, January 29, 2017 Approved
WinBox 3.9 674 Saturday, January 21, 2017 Approved
WinBox 3.7 1223 Saturday, October 8, 2016 Approved
WinBox 3.6 738 Saturday, October 1, 2016 Approved
WinBox 584 Thursday, September 8, 2016 Approved
WinBox 3.5 643 Thursday, September 1, 2016 Approved
WinBox 3.4 850 Thursday, March 24, 2016 Approved
WinBox 3.3 538 Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Approved
WinBox 3.2 545 Thursday, March 10, 2016 Approved
WinBox 3.1 675 Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Approved
WinBox 3.0 1055 Tuesday, January 5, 2016 Approved

WinBox - Changelog

What's new in v3.40:

  • fit BTH QR code into default settings window;
  • fixed WinBox upgrade procedure (introduced in v3.39);

This package has no dependencies.

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