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18 Jan 2020

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Cheat Engine | Updated: 18 Jan 2020



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Software Author(s):

  • Dark Byte

Cheat Engine

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


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


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


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • 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 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. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade cheatengine -y --source="'STEP 3 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 cheatengine -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure cheatengine installed
    name: cheatengine
    state: present
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'cheatengine' do
  action    :install
  version  ''
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: cheatengine,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller cheatengine
   Name     = 'cheatengine'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = ''
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'cheatengine':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install cheatengine version="" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. 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 18 Jan 2020.


Cheat Engine is an open source tool designed to help you with modifying single player games running under window so you can make them harder or easier depending on your preference(e.g: Find that 100hp is too easy, try playing a game with a max of 1 HP), but also contains other usefull tools to help debugging games and even normal applications.

It comes with a memory scanner to quickly scan for variables used within a game and allow you to change them, but it also comes with a debugger, disassembler, assembler, speedhack, trainer maker, direct 3D manipulation tools, system inspection tools and more.

For new users it is recommended to go through the tutorial(The one that comes with Cheat Engine, you can find it in your programs list after installing) and at least reach step 5 for basic understanding of the usage of Cheat Engine.

Install-ChocolateyPackage `
  -PackageName 'cheatengine' `
  -Url '' `
  -Checksum '316CEFAD212B492CE0A67BBEE42209AA37F454827F8DA3A992E4BC45CC2CFAB6' `
  -ChecksumType 'SHA256' `
  -FileType 'EXE' `
Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage `
  -PackageName 'cheatengine' `
  -FileType 'EXE' `
  -File (Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName 'Cheat Engine 7.0').UninstallString.Trim('"')

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.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Cheat Engine 7.0.0 1580 Thursday, September 26, 2019 Approved
Cheat Engine 6.8.3 3475 Friday, April 12, 2019 Approved
Cheat Engine 6.8.2 1172 Monday, February 4, 2019 Approved
Cheat Engine 6.8.1 1201 Thursday, September 20, 2018 Approved
Cheat Engine 6.7 2969 Thursday, June 8, 2017 Approved
Cheat Engine 6.6 876 Thursday, February 16, 2017 Approved
Cheat Engine 1526 Tuesday, August 2, 2016 Approved
Cheat Engine 358 Thursday, June 9, 2016 Approved
Cheat Engine 6.5.1 345 Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Approved
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