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MSI Afterburner

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 9/24/2018.

MSI Afterburner is ultimate graphics card utility, co-developed by MSI and RivaTuner teams.

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

C:\> choco install msiafterburner --version

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

C:\> choco upgrade msiafterburner --version


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'msiafterburner'
    $fileType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $url = ''
    $unpackDir = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
    $unpackFile = Join-Path $unpackDir ''
    $ProcessActive = Get-Process MSIAfterburner* -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    if($ProcessActive -ne $null)
    	Stop-Process -ProcessName MSIAfterburner*
    Get-ChocolateyWebFile $packageName $unpackFile $url -Checksum 87363D88A71279C6BBC91BF1779B85D5F0C31F858AE9CC920F9B9537D7E10C10 -ChecksumType 'sha256'
    Get-ChocolateyUnzip -fileFullPath $unpackFile -destination $unpackDir
    $file = (Get-ChildItem -Path $unpackDir -Recurse | Where-Object {$_.Name -match "MSIAfterburnerSetup.*.exe$"}).fullname
    Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage $packageName $fileType $silentArgs $file 
    Remove-Item $unpackFile -Recurse -Force
    Remove-Item $file -Recurse -Force
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'msiafterburner'
    $installerType = 'EXE'
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $validExitCodes = @(0) #please insert other valid exit codes here, exit codes for ms
    $scriptPath = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    $ahkFile = "$scriptPath\msiafterburneruninstall.ahk"
    $registryPath32 = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Afterburner'
    $registryPathWow6432 = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Afterburner'
    $ProcessActive = Get-Process MSIAfterburner* -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    if($ProcessActive -ne $null){
    	Stop-Process -ProcessName MSIAfterburner*
    Start-Process 'AutoHotkey' $ahkFile	
    if (Test-Path $registryPath32) {
    	$registryPath = $registryPath32
    if (Test-Path $registryPathWow6432) {
    	$registryPath = $registryPathWow6432
    if ($registryPath) {
    	$uninstallString = (Get-ItemProperty -Path $registryPath -Name 'UninstallString').UninstallString
    if ($uninstallString) {
    	Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType $silentArgs $uninstallString
  • tools\msiafterburneruninstall.ahk Show
    WinWait, ahk_class #32770, , 500
    ControlClick, Button1, ahk_class #32770

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • MSI


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
MSI Afterburner 4.6.1 777 Friday, April 26, 2019 approved
MSI Afterburner 3057 Tuesday, September 18, 2018 approved
MSI Afterburner 4.5.0 3099 Wednesday, April 25, 2018 approved
MSI Afterburner 1449 Monday, January 1, 2018 approved
MSI Afterburner 4.4.2 847 Saturday, December 16, 2017 approved
MSI Afterburner 676 Saturday, November 18, 2017 approved
MSI Afterburner 4.4.0 530 Sunday, November 5, 2017 approved
MSI Afterburner 1194 Friday, May 26, 2017 approved
MSI Afterburner 1138 Thursday, October 27, 2016 approved
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