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HTTPS Everywhere for Chrome

2016.12.19

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This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 2/1/2017.

Screenshot of HTTPS Everywhere for Chrome

Encrypt the Web! Automatically use HTTPS security on many sites.

HTTPS Everywhere is an extension created by EFF and the Tor Project which automatically switches thousands of sites from insecure "http" to secure "https". It will protect you against many forms of surveillance and account hijacking, and some forms of censorship.

PACKAGING NOTE: This installs no software. It installs a registry key for the extension that Chrome will see and then ask you for permission to enable the extension if you are in Chrome or on the next run. Chrome will install the latest version of the extension. The mentioned version is the version at time of packaging, you can ignore it. Chrome will handle updates to the extension.

To install HTTPS Everywhere for Chrome, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install https-everywhere-chrome

To upgrade HTTPS Everywhere for Chrome, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade https-everywhere-chrome

Files

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  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $bits = Get-ProcessorBits
    $packageName = 'https-everywhere-chrome'
    $extensionID = 'gcbommkclmclpchllfjekcdonpmejbdp'
    if ($bits -eq 64)
       {
        if (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432node\Google\Chrome\Extensions\$extensionID")
           {
           Write-Host "Extension already installed." -foreground "magenta" –backgroundcolor "blue"
           } else {
             New-Item -Force -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432node\Google\Chrome\Extensions\$extensionID" | out-null
             New-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432node\Google\Chrome\Extensions\$extensionID\" -Name "update_url" -Value "https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx" | out-null
             New-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432node\Google\Chrome\Extensions\$extensionID\" -Name "ChocolateyPackageName" -Value "$packageName" | out-null
             }
        } else {
          New-Item -Force -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\$extensionID" | out-null
          New-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\$extensionID\" -Name "update_url" -Value "https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx" | out-null
          }
    
  • tools\ChocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $bits = Get-ProcessorBits
    $packageName = 'https-everywhere-chrome'
    $extensionID = 'gcbommkclmclpchllfjekcdonpmejbdp'
    
    if ($bits -eq 64) {
        Remove-Item "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432node\Google\Chrome\Extensions\$extensionID" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | out-null
       }else{
        Remove-Item "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\$extensionID" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | out-null
    }
    

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Dependencies

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • www.eff.org

Copyright

https://www.eff.org/copyright

Tags

Release Notes

updated to new install method

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
HTTPS Everywhere for Chrome 2016.10.20 262 Monday, November 7, 2016 approved

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