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HouseLinc (Install)

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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 10/10/2016.

HouseLinc is a powerful tool for managing Insteon device properties such as ramp rate, on-level, LED brightness as well as creating and managing all links. You can also easily create elaborate lighting scenes. When connecting HouseLinc to a computer that is always on you can create event triggered actions, schedules and more.
One of the following Insteon interfaces: 2413U, 2413S, 2242-222, 2412N
Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
15 MB of disc space and 128 MB of RAM
Computer needs to remain on to run timers and events.

To install HouseLinc (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install houselinc

To upgrade HouseLinc (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade houselinc


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName   = 'houselinc' 
    $toolsDir      = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url           = '' 
    $UnzippedMSI  = Join-Path $toolsDir 'HouseLincSetup.msi'
    $installerType = 'MSI'
    $silentArgs    = '/quiet /qn /norestart'
    $validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = 'ZIP' 
      url           = $url
      url64bit		= $url
      checksum      = '5E374773ECE2AFF5B7F342DB76E0F27F4FDCD05F577D8A955D7DB0E2F44E6B05'
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = 'MSI' 
      url           = $UnzippedMSI
      SilentArgs    = $silentArgs
      ValidExitCodes= $validExitCodes
      checksum      = 'A7311A9B93054C70B8780D3B0542B711005F1EC5F0276EF02DD7426A817CBC14'
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    Start-Sleep -s 30
    #if((get-process "msiexec" -ea SilentlyContinue) -eq $Null){ 
    #    Write-Host "msiexec currently NOT running." 
    #  }else{ 
    #    Write-Host "Stopping msiexec process..."
    #    Stop-Process -processname "msiexec"
    #  }
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'houselinc'
    $packageSearch = 'HouseLinc'
    $installerType = 'msi'
    $silentArgs = '/quiet /qn /norestart'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    $uninstalled = $false
    if((get-process "HouseLinc" -ea SilentlyContinue) -eq $Null){ 
            echo "HouseLinc not running... Good." 
        echo "Stopping HouseLinc..."
        Stop-Process -processname "HouseLinc"
    	Start-Sleep -s 2
    try {
      Get-ItemProperty -Path @( 'HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                                'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*' ) `
                       -ErrorAction:SilentlyContinue `
      | Where-Object   { $_.DisplayName -like "$packageSearch*" } `
      | ForEach-Object { Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                                     -FileType "$installerType" `
                                                     -SilentArgs "$($_.PSChildName) $silentArgs" `
                                                     -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes }
    } catch {
      throw $_.Exception

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Software Author(s)

  • Insteon


Copyright ©2016 Insteon®


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