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Rainmeter (Unofficial)

4.2.0.3111

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/8/2018.

Rainmeter displays customizable skins, like memory and battery power, RSS feeds and weather forecasts, right on your desktop. Many skins are even functional: they can record your notes and to-do lists, launch your favorite applications, and control your media player - all in a clean, unobtrusive interface that you can rearrange and customize to your liking. Rainmeter is at once an application and a toolkit. You are only limited by your imagination and creativity.

"Unofficial" means that this package is not maintained by the Rainmeter developers. The setup file is the same you would download on the official website.

To install Rainmeter (Unofficial), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install rainmeter

To upgrade Rainmeter (Unofficial), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade rainmeter

Files

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  • tools\button.ahk Show
    ; For first install. When updating there is no Button1
    WinWait, ahk_class #32770, , 300
    ControlClick, Button1, ahk_class #32770
    
    WinWait, ahk_class #32770, , 300
    ControlClick, Button2, ahk_class #32770
    
    WinWait, ahk_class #32770, , 300
    ControlClick, Button2, ahk_class #32770
    
    WinGetTitle, TitleName
    
    ; wait for button2 to become active
    Loop {
         Sleep 200
         ControlGet bEnabled, Enabled,, Button2, %TitleName%
         If bEnabled
              Break
    }
    ControlClick, Button2, ahk_class #32770
    
    
  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'rainmeter'
    $url = 'https://github.com/rainmeter/rainmeter/releases/download/v4.2.0.3111/Rainmeter-4.2.exe'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $ahkFile = "$toolsDir\button.ahk"
    
    Start-Process 'AutoHotkey' $ahkFile
    
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      fileType      = 'EXE'
      silentArgs    = ''
      url           = $url
      checksum 		= '5ab964f7eea7864ca6ec97229d2dad184f85565ebc72b990189ab5cfeda0fca2'
      ChecksumType 	= 'sha256'
    }
    
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    

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Dependencies

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Rainmeter

Copyright

Rainmeter

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Release Notes

https://www.rainmeter.net/release-3-3
https://www.rainmeter.net/release-4-0

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Rainmeter (Unofficial) 4.1.0.2989 2182 Saturday, December 2, 2017 approved
Rainmeter (Unofficial) 4.0.0.2746 2253 Monday, January 2, 2017 approved
Rainmeter (Unofficial) 4.0.0.2731-beta 252 Monday, December 19, 2016 exempted
Rainmeter (Unofficial) 4.0.0.2722-beta 225 Sunday, December 4, 2016 exempted
Rainmeter (Unofficial) 4.0.0.2720-beta 143 Sunday, November 27, 2016 exempted
Rainmeter (Unofficial) 4.0.0.2708-beta 193 Sunday, November 20, 2016 exempted
Rainmeter (Unofficial) 4.0.0.2690-beta 207 Sunday, November 13, 2016 exempted
Rainmeter (Unofficial) 4.0.0.2679-beta 197 Sunday, November 6, 2016 exempted
Rainmeter (Unofficial) 4.0.0.2678-beta 210 Sunday, November 6, 2016 exempted
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