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NoMachine is a remote-control tool, available for multiple platforms (Windows,
Linux, Android, ...) which is easy to install and use. This version, that exists
alongside paid Enterprise edition, is free to use.


Discover NoMachine features on official website :

> Travel from your desktop to any NoMachine-enabled computer at the speed of light.
> Thanks to our NX technology, NoMachine is the fastest and highest quality remote
> desktop you have ever tried. In just a few clicks you can reach any computer
> in the world and start working on it as if it was right in front of you.

From NoMachine

Package behavior (from

Chocolatey package automatically enables Print Spooler service as it is needed
for a successful NoMachine installation

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

C:\> choco install nomachine

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

C:\> choco upgrade nomachine


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName= 'nomachine'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url        = ''
    # Make sure Print Spooler service is up and running
    # stolen from hp-universal-print-driver-pcl/cutepdf package.
    try {
      $serviceName = 'Spooler'
      $spoolerService = Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Service -Property StartMode,State -Filter "Name='$serviceName'"
      if ($spoolerService -eq $null) { throw "Service $serviceName was not found" }
      Write-Host "Print Spooler service state: $($spoolerService.StartMode) / $($spoolerService.State)"
      if ($spoolerService.StartMode -ne 'Auto' -or $spoolerService.State -ne 'Running') {
        Set-Service $serviceName -StartupType Automatic -Status Running
        Write-Warning 'Print Spooler service new state: Auto / Running'
        Write-Warning 'NoMachine install is broken if Print Spooler is disabled'
        Write-Warning 'see'
    } catch {
      throw "Unexpected error while checking Print Spooler service: $($_.Exception.Message)"
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = 'exe'
      url           = $url
      softwareName  = 'NoMachine*'
      checksum      = 'f9422c9e16c8fabad071f4963cfdf029'
      checksumType  = 'md5'
      validExitCodes= @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName = 'nomachine'
    $softwareName = 'NoMachine*'
    $installerType = 'EXE'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    $uninstalled = $false
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $softwareName
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
      $key | % {
        $file = "$($_.UninstallString)"
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                                    -FileType $installerType `
                                    -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                    -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                                    -File "$file"
    } 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"}

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • NoMachine


Copyright 2002-2019, NoMachine S.à r.l.


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
NoMachine 187 Friday, May 10, 2019 approved
NoMachine 2175 Saturday, December 29, 2018 approved
NoMachine 562 Saturday, October 13, 2018 approved
NoMachine 621 Saturday, June 16, 2018 approved
NoMachine 319 Wednesday, May 2, 2018 approved
NoMachine 480 Friday, February 23, 2018 approved
NoMachine 479 Thursday, December 28, 2017 approved
NoMachine 476 Thursday, September 28, 2017 approved
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