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Directory Monitor

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/2/2018.

You can use Directory Monitor for the surveillance of certain directories and/or network shares and will notify you of file changes/access, deletions, modifications, and new files in real-time.

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

C:\> choco install directorymonitor

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

C:\> choco upgrade directorymonitor


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = 'directorymonitor'
      fileType       = 'exe'
      url            = ''
      url64bit       = ''
      silentArgs     = '/sp- /silent /norestart'
      validExitCodes = @(0)
      softwareName   = 'Directory Monitor'
      checksum       = '271073d4c168c2fdcaf9d0a59031d3a91a0f4fdcefe0954940341d1a74719c12'
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      checksum64     = '271073d4c168c2fdcaf9d0a59031d3a91a0f4fdcefe0954940341d1a74719c12'
      checksumType64 = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Werner van Deventer (DevEnterprise Software)


DevEnterprise Software


Release Notes

  • Removed Chinese (Traditional) language strings (Ticket #1716).
  • Fix clipboard issues on HTML control (Ticket #1753).
  • Fix configuration reset issues with shared-user mode (Ticket #1780).
  • Pause the inactivity timer in the service when the UI starts and log failed timestamp file writes.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Directory Monitor 238 Friday, April 6, 2018 approved
Directory Monitor 281 Sunday, December 10, 2017 approved
Directory Monitor 185 Saturday, December 2, 2017 approved
Directory Monitor 211 Tuesday, November 7, 2017 approved
Directory Monitor 170 Thursday, October 19, 2017 approved
Directory Monitor 141 Monday, October 16, 2017 approved
Directory Monitor 207 Saturday, September 23, 2017 approved
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