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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/25/2018.

GMER is one of the most respected specialized antirootkit applications available. The author now works for Avast.

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

C:\> choco install gmer

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

C:\> choco upgrade gmer


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName  = 'GMER'
      url          = ''
      checksum     = 'de3abde117d7eacbb638bc7d0151f929cf80a4bb5e5beb1e390839e96fc6722a'
      checksumType = 'sha256'
      unzipLocation = "$(split-path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
  • tools\gmer.exe.gui

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Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.


This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Avast


Copyright (c) GMER 2004 - 2016


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
GMER 2.2.19882 241 Monday, June 13, 2016 approved
GMER 2.1.19357 412 Saturday, September 6, 2014  

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