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Downloads:

5,926

Downloads of v 2.4:

3,305

Last Update:

22 Feb 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Pete Batard/Akeo

Tags:

usb driver foss

Zadig

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2.4 | Updated: 22 Feb 2019

Downloads:

5,926

Downloads of v 2.4:

3,305

Software Author(s):

  • Pete Batard/Akeo

Tags:

usb driver foss

Zadig 2.4

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

Details

Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

Details
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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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

>

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

>

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

>

Deployment Method:

NOTE

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 zadig -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 zadig -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install zadig
  win_chocolatey:
    name: zadig
    version: '2.4'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'zadig' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.4'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller zadig
{
    Name     = "zadig"
    Version  = "2.4"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'zadig':
  ensure   => '2.4',
  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 by moderator mkevenaar on 23 Feb 2019.

Description

Zadig is a Windows application that installs generic USB drivers, such as WinUSB, libusb-win32/libusb0.sys or libusbK, to help you access USB devices.

It can be especially useful for cases where:

  • you want to access a device using a libusb-based application
  • you want to upgrade a generic USB driver
  • you want to access a device using WinUSB

tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$toolsPath   = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'zadig'
  fileFullPath   = Join-Path $toolsPath 'zadig.exe'
  url            = 'https://github.com/pbatard/libwdi/releases/download/b721/zadig-2.4.exe'
  checksum       = '034093ECE4F6020E6DEE686EBD7E197BA4BDCF10C96F5C1934CD0C8120C1E229B7832D26421802C2D572B322E7ED3FA00D495C7DBF1BAD73D70D22AA7E71219C'
  checksumType   = 'sha512'
}
Get-ChocolateyWebFile @packageArgs

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

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
Zadig 2.3 1139 Saturday, April 29, 2017 Approved
Zadig 2.1.1 1019 Monday, March 17, 2014 Unknown
Make for Windows 2.1 463 Sunday, March 16, 2014 Unknown

This package has no dependencies.

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