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This package was approved as a trusted package on 11/23/2016.

The Sysinternals Troubleshooting Utilities have been rolled up into a single suite of tools. This file contains the individual troubleshooting tools and help files. It does not contain non-troubleshooting tools like the BSOD Screen Saver or NotMyFault

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

C:\> choco install sysinternals --version 2016.11.18

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

C:\> choco upgrade sysinternals --version 2016.11.18


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'sysinternals'
    $url = ''
    $installDir = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    # Default the values
    $defaultInstallDir = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    $installDir = $defaultInstallDir
    # Now parse the packageParameters using good old regular expression
    if ($packageParameters -and $packageParameters.Length -gt 18) {
      if ($packageParameters.ToLower().SubString(0,18) -eq '/installationpath:') {
        Write-Host "You want to use a custom Installation Path"
        Write-Warning "By using a custom path, chocolatey will not uninstall sysinternals"
        $installDir = $packageParameters.ToLower().SubString(18,$packageParameters.Length - 18)
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $url $installDir
    if ($installDir -eq $defaultInstallDir) {
      ) | % {
        New-Item "$installDir\$_.exe.gui" -Type file -Force | Out-Null
    New-Item "HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Sysinternals" -Force | Out-Null
    @("A","AccessChk","Active Directory Explorer","ADInsight","Autologon","AutoRuns","BGInfo","C","CacheSet","ClockRes","Coreinfo","Ctrl2cap","DbgView","Desktops","Disk2Vhd","Diskmon","DiskView","Du","EFSDump","FindLinks","Handle","Hex2Dec","Junction","LdmDump","ListDLLs","LoadOrder","Movefile","PageDefrag","PendMove","PipeList","Portmon","ProcDump","Process Explorer",  "Process Monitor","PsExec","psfile","PsGetSid","PsInfo","PsKill","PsList","PsLoggedon","PsLoglist","PsPasswd","PsService","PsShutdown","PsSuspend","RamMap","RegDelNull","Regjump","Regsize",  "RootkitRevealer","Share Enum","ShellRunas - Sysinternals:","SigCheck","Streams","Strings","Sync","System Monitor","TCPView","VMMap","VolumeID","Whois","Winobj","ZoomIt") | % {
      New-Item (Join-Path -Path 'HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Sysinternals' -ChildPath "$_") -Force | New-ItemProperty -Name "EulaAccepted" -Value 1 -Force | Out-Null
    Write-Warning "Clean up older versions of this install, most likely at c:\sysinternals"

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Software Author(s)

  • Mark Russinovich
  • Bryce Cogswell


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Sysinternals 2017.12.12 0 Wednesday, December 13, 2017 approved
Sysinternals 2017.11.21 18669 Tuesday, November 21, 2017 approved
Sysinternals 2017.9.12 59482 Tuesday, September 12, 2017 approved
Sysinternals 2017.9.11 4553 Tuesday, September 12, 2017 approved
Sysinternals 2017.6.30 57067 Friday, June 30, 2017 approved
Sysinternals 2017.6.14 17918 Wednesday, June 14, 2017 approved
Sysinternals 2017.5.22.20170609 10060 Friday, June 9, 2017 approved
Sysinternals 2017.05.22 18700 Monday, May 22, 2017 approved
Sysinternals 2017.5.16.20170518 8058 Thursday, May 18, 2017 approved
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