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ShimExt (Install)


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 6/23/2019.

ShimExt is a right click context menu that provide these file/folder operations: 1) Copy the full path of the selected file or folder to the clipboard. 2) Copy the selected file or folder to the same folder with a timestamp 3) Rename the selected file or folder with a timestamp.

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

C:\> choco install shimext

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

C:\> choco upgrade shimext


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = "Stop";
    $packageName = "ShimExt"
    $registryUninstallerKeyName = "ShimExt"
    $installerType = "MSI"
    $url = ""
    $checksum = "1EEBAA18CC07FC3D2CA670D030D82A7FFEEAF051D514E6FC48910371719B7FFB"
    $url64 = ""
    $checksum64 = "5F14D64E663570EE166419FF575D853B6CE29DEAFCBD8E58A530559DF432F66D"
    $silentArgs = "/quiet"
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64" -validExitCodes $validExitCodes -checksumType "sha256" -checksum "$checksum" -checksumType64 "sha256" -checksum64 "$checksum64"
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'ShimExt'
    $registryUninstallerKeyName = (Get-ChildItem -Path "hklm:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall" | ?{(get-itemproperty -path $_.PSPath).DisplayName -eq $packageName}).PSChildName
     # Allow the user to kill explorer if msi prompts.
    Start-Process -Wait msiexec -ArgumentList @("/x", $registryUninstallerKeyName, "/qr")

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • W Travis Jones


Copyright (C) 2017 W Travis Jones


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
ShimExt (Install) 1.4.0 282 Thursday, April 16, 2015 approved

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