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Find and Run Robot (Install)

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2.233.01 | Updated: 16 Mar 2018



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Find and Run Robot (Install) 2.233.01

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To install Find and Run Robot (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Find and Run Robot (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Find and Run Robot (Install), 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 find-and-run-robot.install -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 find-and-run-robot.install -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 find-and-run-robot.install installed
    name: find-and-run-robot.install
    state: present
    version: 2.233.01
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'find-and-run-robot.install' do
  action    :install
  version  '2.233.01'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: find-and-run-robot.install,
    Version: 2.233.01,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller find-and-run-robot.install
   Name     = 'find-and-run-robot.install'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2.233.01'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'find-and-run-robot.install':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2.233.01',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install find-and-run-robot.install version="2.233.01" 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 is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

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  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
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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 22 Apr 2018.


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$packageName = 'find-and-run-robot.install'
$installerType = 'exe'
$url = ''
$validExitCodes = @(0)
$checksum = '8c2863595e034733f61f107bda1091b17226448c'
$checksumType = 'sha1'

Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType $silentArgs $url `
    -validExitCodes $validExitCodes -Checksum $checksum -ChecksumType $checksumType
$packageName = 'find-and-run-robot.install'
$registryUninstallerKeyName = 'Find and Run Robot_is1'
$installerType = 'exe'
$validExitCodes = @(0)

$processName = 'FindAndRunRobot'

$regPath = "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\$registryUninstallerKeyName"
$regPathWow6432 = "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\$registryUninstallerKeyName"

$actualPath = If (Test-Path $regPath) { $regPath } `
    ElseIf (Test-Path $regPathWow6432) { $regPathWow6432} Else { $FALSE }
$uninstallerPath =
    If ($actualPath) {
        (Get-ItemProperty -Path $actualPath -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue).UninstallString
    } Else { $FALSE }

If ($uninstallerPath) {
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName -FileType $installerType `
        -SilentArgs $silentArgs -validExitCodes $validExitCodes -File $uninstallerPath
    Write-Warning "The registry uninstall data couldn't be found."

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Find and Run Robot (Install) 2.234.01 379 Friday, March 8, 2019 Approved
Find and Run Robot (Install) 2.233.02 281 Sunday, July 8, 2018 Approved
Find and Run Robot (Install) 2.233.01 302 Friday, March 16, 2018 Approved
Find and Run Robot (Install) 2.229.01 433 Sunday, April 16, 2017 Approved
Find and Run Robot (Install) 421 Sunday, August 14, 2016 Approved
Find and Run Robot (Install) 2.226.01 327 Monday, January 4, 2016 Approved
Find and Run Robot (Install) 2.223.01 247 Friday, June 19, 2015 Approved

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