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20 Feb 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Plex
  • Inc.


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Plex Media Player for Windows (Install) | Updated: 20 Feb 2020



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Software Author(s):

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  • Inc.

Plex Media Player for Windows (Install)

This Package Contains an Exempted Check

1 Test Passing and 1 Exempted Test

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Exempt:

Requires windows update KB2919355 and a reboot

To install Plex Media Player for Windows (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Plex Media Player for Windows (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Plex Media Player for Windows (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 plexmediaplayer -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 plexmediaplayer -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 plexmediaplayer installed
    name: plexmediaplayer
    state: present
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'plexmediaplayer' do
  action    :install
  version  ''
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: plexmediaplayer,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller plexmediaplayer
   Name     = 'plexmediaplayer'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = ''
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'plexmediaplayer':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install plexmediaplayer version="" 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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There are versions of this package awaiting moderation . See the Version History section below.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 20 Feb 2020.



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$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'plexmediaplayer'
  fileType       = 'EXE'
  url64          = ''
  silentArgs     = '/S'
  softwareName   = 'Plex Media Player' 
  checksum64     = 'f5f09cbd95b0f410983228fa6041dd0b5fc46485b081c23dfe8c8742bf5c3127'
  checksumType64 = 'sha256'  

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
Write-Host 'plexmediaplayer is being replaced by a newer client simply called plex. Looking for the newer client? choco install plex'

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Plex Media Player for Windows (Install) 419 Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Approved
Plex Media Player for Windows (Install) 296 Friday, January 24, 2020 Approved
Plex Media Player for Windows (Install) 13 Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Waiting for Maintainer
Plex Media Player for Windows (Install) 599 Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Approved
Plex Media Player for Windows (Install) 234 Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Approved
Plex Media Player for Windows (Install) 352 Friday, November 15, 2019 Approved
Plex Media Player for Windows (Install) 448 Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Approved
Plex Media Player for Windows (Install) 318 Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Approved
Plex Media Player for Windows (Install) 341 Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Approved
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