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Last Update:

01 Jan 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • NSIS Team


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Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (Install)

This is not the latest version of Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (Install) available.

3.04 | Updated: 01 Jan 2019



Downloads of v 3.04:



Software Author(s):

  • NSIS Team

Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (Install) 3.04

This is not the latest version of Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (Install) available.

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To install Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade nsis.install -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade nsis.install -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure nsis.install installed
    name: nsis.install
    state: present
    version: 3.04
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'nsis.install' do
  action    :install
  version  '3.04'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: nsis.install,
    Version: 3.04,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller nsis.install
   Name     = 'nsis.install'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '3.04'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'nsis.install':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '3.04',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install nsis.install version="3.04" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

There are versions of this package awaiting moderation . See the Version History section below.

This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 03 Jan 2019.


NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open source system to create Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore very suitable for internet distribution.

Being a user's first experience with your product, a stable and reliable installer is an important component of succesful software. With NSIS you can create such installers that are capable of doing everything that is needed to setup your software.

NSIS is script-based and allows you to create the logic to handle even the most complex installation tasks. Many plug-ins and scripts are already available: you can create web installers, communicate with Windows and other software components, install or update shared components and more.

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Please Note: This is an automatically updated package. If you find it is
out of date by more than a day or two, please contact the maintainer(s) and
let them know the package is no longer updating correctly.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$toolsDir     = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url          = ''
$checksum     = '4e1db5a7400e348b1b46a4a11b6d9557fd84368e4ad3d4bc4c1be636c89638aa'
$checksumType = 'sha256'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  unzipLocation  = $toolsDir
  fileType       = 'exe'
  url            = $url
  checksum       = $checksum
  checksumType   = $checksumType
  softwareName   = 'Nullsoft Install System*'
  silentArgs     = '/S'
  validExitCodes = @(0,3010)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
$packageName = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
$packageSearch = 'Nullsoft Install System*'
$installerType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = '/S'
$validExitCodes = @(0,3010)

Write-Verbose "Querying registry for install key..."
$regKey = Get-ItemProperty -Path @('HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                                   'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*') `
                           -ErrorAction:SilentlyContinue `
          | Where-Object {$_.DisplayName -like $packageSearch}

Write-Verbose "Uninstalling program and removing package..."
$regKey | ForEach-Object {
  Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                              -FileType "$installerType" `
                              -SilentArgs "$($_.PSChildName) $silentArgs" `
                              -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (Install) 3.06 7 Saturday, August 1, 2020 Ready
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (Install) 3.05 1729 Monday, December 16, 2019 Approved
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (Install) 3.04 20966 Tuesday, January 1, 2019 Approved
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (Install) 3.03 6138 Friday, March 30, 2018 Approved
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (Install) 14962 Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Approved
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (Install) 3.02 823 Thursday, July 27, 2017 Approved
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (Install) 793 Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Approved
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (Install) 3.0 1156 Monday, July 25, 2016 Approved

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