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This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/7/2019.

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       = '84bc93aea11617b4c3abccbbdc41d1890fcb75838cd4149e456419babd756a32'
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      checksum64     = '84bc93aea11617b4c3abccbbdc41d1890fcb75838cd4149e456419babd756a32'
      checksumType64 = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Werner van Deventer (DevEnterprise Software)


DevEnterprise Software


Release Notes

  • Fix task scheduling issues when directly updating configuration files for reloading (Ticket #2163).

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Directory Monitor 182 Thursday, April 11, 2019 approved
Directory Monitor 166 Friday, February 15, 2019 approved
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