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FxCop is a tool that performs static code analysis of .NET code. It provides hundreds of rules that perform various types of analysis (Design, Globalization, Interoperability, Maintainability, Mobility, Naming, Performance, Portability, Reliability, Security, Usage).

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

C:\> choco install fxcop

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

C:\> choco upgrade fxcop


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'fxcop'
    $installerType = 'EXE'
    $url = ''
    $checksum = 'F157404789C1B722345BDE4553A98F302A3B6F624F0CBFE2B0A1A666F7BBE2A5'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $silentArgs = '/Q'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    $unzipLocation = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $url $unzipLocation
    Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage $packageName $installerType $silentArgs "$unzipLocation\sourceCode\fxcopinstaller\WinSDK_FxCopSetup.exe" `
    	-checksum $checksum `
    	-checksumType $checksumType `
    	-validExitCodes $validExitCodes
    Remove-Item "$toolsDir\discussions" -recurse
    Remove-Item "$toolsDir\issues" -recurse
    Remove-Item "$toolsDir\license" -recurse
    Remove-Item "$toolsDir\releases" -recurse
    Remove-Item "$toolsDir\sourceCode" -recurse
    Remove-Item "$toolsDir\wiki" -recurse

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft Corporation


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
FxCop 10.0.30319.7 8497 Wednesday, April 30, 2014  

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