Node JS (Install)


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 2/9/2016.

Node JS - Evented I/O for v8 JavaScript. Node's goal is to provide an easy way to build scalable network programs.

This package runs the official Node JS installer, resulting in Node.exe and NPM being installed under Program Files, and added to the SYSTEM PATH environment variable.

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

C:\> choco install nodejs.install

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

C:\> choco upgrade nodejs.install


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'nodejs.install'
    $installerType = 'msi'
    $url = ''
    $url64 = ''
    $silentArgs = '/quiet'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64"  -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
    $nodePath = "$env:SystemDrive\Program Files\nodejs"
    if (![System.IO.Directory]::Exists($nodePath)) {$nodePath = "$env:SystemDrive\Program Files (x86)\nodejs";}
    $env:Path = "$($env:Path);$nodePath"


This package has no dependencies.


Software Author(s)

  • Joyent


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Node JS (Install) 5.5.0 5851 Thursday, January 21, 2016 approved
Node JS (Install) 5.4.1 2970 Wednesday, January 13, 2016 approved
Node JS (Install) 5.4.0 2259 Wednesday, January 6, 2016 approved
Node JS (Install) 5.3.0 4878 Wednesday, December 16, 2015 approved
Node JS (Install) 5.2.0 58537 Wednesday, December 9, 2015 approved
Node JS (Install) 5.1.1 89863 Friday, December 4, 2015 approved
Node JS (Install) 5.1.0 170456 Tuesday, November 17, 2015 approved
Node JS (Install) 5.0.0 3896 Friday, November 6, 2015 approved
Node JS (Install) 4.3.0 6 Tuesday, February 9, 2016 approved
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