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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 9/11/2019.

HWMonitor is a hardware monitoring program that reads PC systems main health sensors : voltages, temperatures, fans speed.

The program handles the most common sensor chips, like ITE® IT87 series, most Winbond® ICs, and others. In addition, it can read modern CPUs on-die core thermal sensors, as well has hard drives temperature via S.M.A.R.T, and video card GPU temperature.

Special hardware monitors such as abit® uGuru and Gigabyte® ODIN™ power supplies serie are supported too.

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

C:\> choco install hwmonitor

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

C:\> choco upgrade hwmonitor


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'hwmonitor';
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)";
    $installerType = 'EXE';
    $url = '';
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = $installerType
      url           = $url
      validExitCodes= @(0)
      softwareName  = 'hwmonitor*'
      checksum      = '2203E10B9277C0D74C3C12DC6808EA82F581FE01BD78A51B064D413EEA9FD149'
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
    if (Test-Path "C:\users\Public\Desktop\CPUID HWMonitor.lnk") {$KeepIcon = $True}
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs;
    if (!$KeepIcon) {Remove-Item 'C:\Users\Public\Desktop\CPUID HWMonitor.lnk'};
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'hwmonitor';
    $installerType = 'exe';
    $validExitCodes = @(0);
    $packages = Get-ItemProperty -Path @( 'HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*', 'HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*', 'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*' ) -ErrorAction:SilentlyContinue;
    $packages | Where-Object { $_.DisplayName -like "$packageName*" } | ForEach-Object {
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" -FileType "$installerType" -SilentArgs "$($silentArgs)" -File "$($_.UninstallString)" -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes;

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
HWMonitor 1.40 10 Tuesday, September 10, 2019 approved
HWMonitor 1.39 5793 Thursday, March 7, 2019 approved
HWMonitor 1.36 4265 Friday, October 12, 2018 approved
HWMonitor 1.35 4446 Saturday, April 14, 2018 approved
HWMonitor 1.33 3249 Sunday, October 29, 2017 approved
HWMonitor 1.32 1580 Wednesday, September 6, 2017 approved
HWMonitor 1.31.20170410 2024 Monday, April 10, 2017 approved
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