Downloads:

65,901

Downloads of v 1.2:

23,671

Last Update:

4/8/2018

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • RaMMicHaeL

Tags:

prevent system unwanted toolbar uncheck update security freeware admin

Unchecky

1.2 | Updated: 4/8/2018

Downloads:

65,901

Downloads of v 1.2:

23,671

Software Author(s):

  • RaMMicHaeL

Unchecky 1.2

All Checks are Passing

2 Passing Test


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

Details

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

>

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

>

To uninstall Unchecky, 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 https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. 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 https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade unchecky -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 unchecky -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure unchecky installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: unchecky
    state: present
    version: 1.2
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

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chocolatey_package 'unchecky' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.2'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: unchecky,
    Version: 1.2,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller unchecky
{
   Name     = 'unchecky'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.2'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'unchecky':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.2',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install unchecky version="1.2" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 9/6/2019.

Description

Have you ever felt, while installing software, that the installer tries to push additional unwanted programs at all cost? Ever missed a checkbox, and spent hours afterwards removing adware? Ever opened your browser after an installation, only to find out that you have a new homepage, a new search engine, or even a new browser?

Unchecky aims to keep potentially unwanted programs out of your computer.

Unchecky

Notes

  • This package always installs the latest version of the application, regardless of the version specified in the package.
  • This program automatically updates itself.

tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'unchecky'
  fileType       = 'exe'
  softwareName   = 'unchecky'

  checksum       = '25896931db48f0f4c9e3681720fb7c89b531d912ce5f11d596078f8d917126b7'
  checksumType   = 'sha256'
  url            = 'https://unchecky.com/files/unchecky_setup.exe'

  silentArgs     = '-install'
  validExitCodes = @(0)
}

# unchecky_setup.exe -install -path <installation_path> [-lang <unchecky_language>] - get command line arguments
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Unchecky 1.1 7203 Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Approved
Unchecky 1.0.3.20170816 2764 Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Approved
Unchecky 1.0.3 1851 Thursday, August 10, 2017 Approved
Unchecky 1.0.2 6399 Sunday, January 29, 2017 Approved
Unchecky 1.0.1.20161027 3641 Thursday, October 27, 2016 Approved
Unchecky 1.0.1 5085 Monday, August 22, 2016 Approved
Unchecky 1.0 323 Sunday, August 21, 2016 Approved
Unchecky 0.4.3 2583 Thursday, March 17, 2016 Approved
Unchecky 0.4.2 2309 Thursday, December 24, 2015 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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