WinHue (Install)

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3.0.28 | Updated: 28 Apr 2017



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Software Author(s):

  • Pascal Pharand

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WinHue (Install) 3.0.28

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Scan Testing Successful:

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall WinHue (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

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

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade winhue -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'3.0.28'" [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 winhue -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'3.0.28'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install winhue
    name: winhue
    version: '3.0.28'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'winhue' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '3.0.28'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller winhue
    Name     = "winhue"
    Version  = "3.0.28"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'winhue':
  ensure   => '3.0.28',
  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 by moderator AdmiringWorm on 28 Apr 2017.


Screenshot of WinHue

WinHue is a windows desktop application to control the philips hue lighting system. It is was created for desktop pc using the microsoft .net framework. It is not intended to run on Windows phones and tablet and those plateforms will not be supported. WinHue also include a console version that comes with the installer.

Features :

  • Control the Philips Hue Lighting system via Microsoft Windows.
  • Create / Modify and delete : Groups, Schedules, Scenes and more.
  • Full control over lights / groups color, brightness, temperature, saturation, name.
  • Recurring Schedules and Timers !
  • Control your light from console.
  • Assign global keyboard shortcuts to your favorite actions and trigger them anywhere within windows.
  • Add rules or sensors.
  • IT'S FREE !


$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName    = 'winhue'
$installerType  = 'EXE'
$url            = '' 
$checksum       = 'F9427BEB51164A8508D1F4EBEBF983C6C4F5E190A84AB18932AD159EE069CF72'
$validExitCodes = @(0)

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  fileType      = 'EXE' 
  url           = $url
  silentArgs    = $silentArgs  
  validExitCodes= $validExitCodes
  softwareName  = 'WinHue*'
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'   

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
WinHue (Install) 3.0.2180.0 268 Saturday, June 9, 2018 Approved
WinHue (Install) 3.0.1422.0 369 Sunday, January 21, 2018 Approved
WinHue (Install) 3.0.28 409 Friday, April 28, 2017 Approved
WinHue (Install) 3.0.27 512 Sunday, March 26, 2017 Approved
WinHue (Install) 3.0.25 330 Friday, February 17, 2017 Approved

v3 RC1

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