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Last Update:

03 Apr 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Timothy Johnson


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WinDynamicDesktop (Install)

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5.0.1 | Updated: 03 Apr 2022



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Software Author(s):

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WinDynamicDesktop (Install) 5.0.1

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall WinDynamicDesktop (Install), 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

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Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

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    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade windynamicdesktop -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 windynamicdesktop -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 windynamicdesktop
    name: windynamicdesktop
    version: '5.0.1'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'windynamicdesktop' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '5.0.1'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller windynamicdesktop
    Name     = "windynamicdesktop"
    Version  = "5.0.1"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'windynamicdesktop':
  ensure   => '5.0.1',
  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 03 Apr 2022.


Experience Dynamic Desktop on Windows 10!

WinDynamicDesktop ports the Dynamic Desktop feature from macOS Mojave to Windows 10. It uses your location to determine the times of sunrise and sunset, and changes your desktop wallpaper based on the time of day. Choose a theme and enter your location the first time you run the app, then it will minimize to your system tray and change the wallpaper in the background. You can import custom themes or create your own, and customize the app to automatically change the Windows 10 theme color or update your location periodically.

Note: This app uses the LocationIQ API to convert your location to latitude and longitude, or the Windows location API if permission is granted. Location data is anonymous and never saved without your consent.


$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = ''
$url64      = ''

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'EXE'
  url           = $url
  url64         = $url64

  softwareName  = 'WinDynamicDesktop*'

  checksum      = 'b59108004a3db323991f321719c4c7c31eab5e39a4daa495a0654d65282fa447'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  checksum64    = '662a27ceb4a16701ac262da16518a2fd9ac1dec9ea85602cea3e0b7add254814'
  checksumType64= 'sha256'

  validExitCodes= @(0)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
WinDynamicDesktop (Install) 5.0.0 89 Thursday, March 31, 2022 Approved
WinDynamicDesktop (Install) 4.7.0 535 Friday, July 9, 2021 Approved
WinDynamicDesktop (Install) 4.6.0 189 Friday, June 11, 2021 Approved
WinDynamicDesktop (Install) 130 Wednesday, June 2, 2021 Approved
WinDynamicDesktop (Install) 4.5.0 86 Monday, May 31, 2021 Approved
WinDynamicDesktop (Install) 4.4.0 500 Sunday, November 1, 2020 Approved
WinDynamicDesktop (Install) 4.3.1 151 Saturday, October 10, 2020 Approved
WinDynamicDesktop (Install) 4.3.0 108 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Approved
WinDynamicDesktop (Install) 4.2.0 269 Thursday, June 25, 2020 Approved

  • Fixed error when wallpaper changes and Change Lockscreen Image is enabled
  • Fixed error when wallpaper changes and PowerShell scripts are enabled
  • Disabled virtual desktop support for Windows 11 Insider builds (#421)

This package has no dependencies.

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