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HWiNFO (Install)

5.86

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This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.
  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • 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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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/12/2018.

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

C:\> choco install hwinfo.install --version 5.86

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

C:\> choco upgrade hwinfo.install --version 5.86

Files

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  • legal\LICENSE.txt Show
    From: <https://www.hwinfo.com/download.php>
    
    LICENSE
    
    HWiNFO64 is FREEWARE and free distributable as-is. Any modifications to the packages are forbidden. Always keep up-to date using frequent updates.
  • legal\VERIFICATION.txt Show
    VERIFICATION
    Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community
    in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.
     
    The embedded software have been downloaded from the listed download
    location on <https://www.hwinfo.com/download.php>
    and can be verified by doing the following:
    
    1. Go to
    
    	x32: https://www.hwinfo.com/files/hwi_586.exe
    	x64: https://www.hwinfo.com/files/hwi_586.exe
    
    	to download the installer.
    
    2. Get the checksum using one of the following methods:
      - Using powershell function 'Get-FileHash'
      - Use chocolatey utility 'checksum.exe'
    
    3. The checksums should match the following:
    
      checksumType: SHA256
      checksum32: CB4DB1A0D258F462E605BCB48E01B9EB1DD9C35B7CD2014D7CF608130AD1A38F
      checksum64: CB4DB1A0D258F462E605BCB48E01B9EB1DD9C35B7CD2014D7CF608130AD1A38F
    
    The file 'LICENSE.txt' has been obtained from <https://www.hwinfo.com/download.php>
    
  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName      = 'hwinfo.install'
      fileType         = 'EXE'
      file             = "$toolsDir\hwi.exe"
      file64           = "$file"
      softwareName     = 'HWiNFO*'
      silentArgs       = '/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART'
    }
    
    Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs
    Remove-Item -force "$toolsDir\*.exe" -ea 0
    # Kill the process after it starts- there is no way to prevent autostart after install
    Get-Process | Where { $_.name -eq 'HWiNFO64' } | Stop-Process
    Get-Process | Where { $_.name -eq 'HWiNFO32' } | Stop-Process
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = 'hwinfo.install'
      softwareName  = 'hwinfo*'
      fileType      = 'EXE'
      silentArgs    = "/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP-"
      validExitCodes= @(0)
    }
    
    $uninstalled = $false
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageArgs['softwareName']
    
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
      $key | % { 
        $packageArgs['file'] = "$($_.UninstallString)"
        if ($packageArgs['fileType'] -eq 'MSI') {
          $packageArgs['silentArgs'] = "$($_.PSChildName) $($packageArgs['silentArgs'])"
          
          $packageArgs['file'] = ''
        }
    
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
      }
    } elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
      Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    } elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
      Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found!"
      Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
      Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
      $key | % {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)"}
    }
  • tools\hwi.exe Show
    md5: EEA5A4E355EA77E95DD4534E65A241C8 | sha1: DB92FD16CC7B87F246DE4E86AB6E1CE531114842 | sha256: CB4DB1A0D258F462E605BCB48E01B9EB1DD9C35B7CD2014D7CF608130AD1A38F | sha512: 6A3D305AA86998CD950F2CF73A7368BF382614654B5DF62A912AECA40CCEFAEE2649860F7300BAD49AD1D673C705E828EFE432A393C6C9CE044924444EE0470F

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Dependencies

This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Martin Malík

Copyright

1995-2015 REALiX

Tags

Release Notes

http://www.hwinfo.com/txt/History3264.txt

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
HWiNFO (Install) 6.06 2822 Thursday, May 16, 2019 approved
HWiNFO (Install) 6.04 2958 Wednesday, April 3, 2019 approved
HWiNFO (Install) 6.02 2823 Friday, February 22, 2019 approved
HWiNFO (Install) 6.00 3162 Thursday, December 20, 2018 approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.92 1995 Thursday, November 22, 2018 approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.90 2014 Tuesday, October 16, 2018 approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.88 2051 Tuesday, September 4, 2018 approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.86 2468 Thursday, July 12, 2018 approved
HWiNFO (Install) 5.84 2030 Thursday, May 24, 2018 approved
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