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Executor is a multi purpose launcher and a more advanced and customizable version of windows run. The program originated as I was sick of spending too much time searching for programs through my ever growing windows start-menu, and also I missed a tool that could ease and optimize my daily work flow. There was of course already programs like this available, but each had it's annoyance or missing features or too(!) geeky.
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To install Executor, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install executor --pre

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

C:\> choco upgrade executor --pre


  • tools\chocolateyBeforeModify.ps1 Show
    if ((get-process "Executor" -ea SilentlyContinue) -eq $Null) { 
      Write-Host "Executor NOT running." 
    } else { 
      Write-Host "Stopping Executor process..."
      Stop-Process -processname "Executor"
  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageArgs = @{
        url = ''
        fileType = 'exe'
        softwareName = 'Executor'
        packageName = 'executor'
        silentArgs = '/verysilent'
        checksum      = '10D170EEBE36D0E43F2A2BDE0F7E3712BB82AC8141D60126BDEBF67A3F191B79'
        checksumType  = 'sha256'
        checksum64    = '10D170EEBE36D0E43F2A2BDE0F7E3712BB82AC8141D60126BDEBF67A3F191B79'
        checksumType64= 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Martin Bresson


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Executor 0.99.32-b 39 Thursday, March 28, 2019 exempted
Executor 0.99.11 369 Sunday, January 15, 2012  

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