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CrystalDiskInfo (Portable)


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This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.
  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.
Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 9/2/2019.

CrystalDiskInfo is a HDD/SSD utility software which shows the health status much more clearly than similar tools.
The "Function / Graph" is especially interesting for the "Reallocated Sectors Count".
If it increases over time or is very high already, the hard drive may need to be replaced.

To install CrystalDiskInfo (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install crystaldiskinfo.portable

To upgrade CrystalDiskInfo (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade crystaldiskinfo.portable


  • tools\CdiResource\AlertMail.exe.ignore
  • tools\CdiResource\AlertMail4.exe.ignore
  • tools\CdiResource\opus\opusdec.exe.ignore
  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'crystaldiskinfo.portable'
    $url = '' 
    $fileName32 = "DiskInfo32.exe"
    $fileName64 = "DiskInfo64.exe"
    $linkName = "CrystalDiskInfo.lnk"
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = 'zip'
      url           = $url
      softwareName  = $packageName
      checksum      = '4d2b32e67732145550bf57fdd3ab09af08517178598bc577e03f335f1225b238'
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    #install start menu shortcut
    $fileName = $fileName32
    $is64bit = Get-ProcessorBits 64
    if ($is64bit) {
      $fileName = $fileName64
    $programs = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
    $shortcutFilePath = Join-Path $programs $linkName 
    $targetPath = Join-Path $toolsDir $fileName
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath $shortcutFilePath -targetPath $targetPath
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $linkName = "CrystalDiskInfo.lnk"
    $programs = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
    $shortcutFilePath = Join-Path $programs $linkName
    if(Test-Path $shortcutFilePath) {
        del $shortcutFilePath
  • tools\DiskInfo.exe.gui

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • hiyohiyo


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.2.3 4124 Sunday, August 11, 2019 approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.2.1 2334 Monday, August 5, 2019 approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.2.0 5040 Saturday, June 29, 2019 approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.1.0 6243 Friday, May 3, 2019 approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 5787 Sunday, February 24, 2019 approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 8.0.0 12006 Monday, November 19, 2018 approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.8.3 4035 Wednesday, October 24, 2018 approved
CrystalDiskInfo (Portable) 7.8.2 1015 Monday, October 22, 2018 approved
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