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24 Oct 2017

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Software Author(s):

  • Vinay Pamnani


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WMI Explorer (Install)

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Software Author(s):

  • Vinay Pamnani

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WMI Explorer (Install)

This is not the latest version of WMI Explorer (Install) available.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

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3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall WMI Explorer (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

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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 wmiexplorer -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="''" [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 wmiexplorer -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="''" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install wmiexplorer
    name: wmiexplorer
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'wmiexplorer' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller wmiexplorer
    Name     = "wmiexplorer"
    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'wmiexplorer':
  ensure   => '',
  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 by moderator flcdrg on 24 Oct 2017.


WMI Explorer is a utility intended to provide the ability to browse and view WMI namespaces/classes/instances/properties in a single pane of view and is inspired by the PowerShell based WMI Explorer written by Marc.
As someone who works with Configuration Manager (SCCM), I spend a lot of time in wbemtest trying to find things which is very time consuming. I started this project with the intention to combine the features of currently available WMI Explorers, and to make it easier and quicker to find what you're looking for in WMI.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$toolsPath  = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$packageArgs = @{
    PackageName  = "wmiexplorer"
    File         = "$toolsPath\"
    File64       = "$toolsPath\"
	checksum     = 'F353C06DE8188A820FF7AC6FFD1CC296C44834EF4CF6BC248EF86D418D201B2E'
	checksum64   = 'F353C06DE8188A820FF7AC6FFD1CC296C44834EF4CF6BC248EF86D418D201B2E'
	checksumType = 'sha256'
    Destination  = $toolsPath
Get-ChocolateyUnzip @packageArgs

Remove-Item "$toolsPath\" -Force -ErrorAction Stop

$shortcutPath = 'c:\users\public\desktop\WMI Explorer.lnk'
$targetPath   = Join-Path $toolsPath 'WMIExplorer.exe'

if (-not (Test-Path $shortcutPath)) {
	Install-ChocolateyShortcut -ShortcutFilePath $shortcutPath -TargetPath $targetPath
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$toolsPath    = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$shortcutPath = 'c:\users\public\desktop\WMI Explorer.lnk'
$targetPath   = Join-Path $toolsPath 'WMIExplorer.exe'

if (Test-Path $shortcutPath) {
	Remove-Item $shortcutPath -Force
if (Test-Path $targetPath) {
	Remove-Item $targetPath -Force
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1.  Download the zip:
2.  Use the Windows PowerShell cmdlet 'Get-FileHash'

	Get-FileHash -Path '.\'
    checksum: F353C06DE8188A820FF7AC6FFD1CC296C44834EF4CF6BC248EF86D418D201B2E
md5: 6FBC2A1916CBAE077AC1BF0E7AC90543 | sha1: 7685682BC46F68F509BD095DE9814D816B026FEB | sha256: F353C06DE8188A820FF7AC6FFD1CC296C44834EF4CF6BC248EF86D418D201B2E | sha512: 3E2FA61283E9DEC98A328A0B4447AEFDBFB5ECF94D94199F8D78044F602D7EB638C6B9F36E33132E32F4AF7E352D9862CFBC270396A5358725EF159E02B6919B

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