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Karen's Replicator


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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 1/6/2017.

Backing up data is one of the most crucial jobs to perform, though many of us don’t always remember to do it as often as we should. To make sure your data is backed up today we look at Karen’s Replicator, a free set-it and forget it backup utility.

To install Karen's Replicator, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install karen

To upgrade Karen's Replicator, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade karen


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName= 'Karens Replicator'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $tempUrl = ''
    $WebClient = New-Object System.Net.WebClient
    $pageSource = $WebClient.DownloadString($tempurl)
    $pageSource -match "<a target=`"_blank`" href=`"(.*)`" rel=`"nofollow`""
    $url = $matches[1]
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = 'exe'
      url           = $url
      softwareName  = 'Karens Replicator*'
      checksum        = '7BE33C8F18FBAB747A81CEA66949D1FA8CE4817A407D69702FA2CC8253DC7932'
      checksumType    = 'sha256'
      silentArgs   = '/S'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Karen Kenworthy


Release Notes

Author of the Karen's Power Tools Newsletter and fellow computer programmer, Karen Kenworthy, died on April 12, 2011.

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