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Bareos Windows File daemon (Install)


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This package was approved by moderator doc on 1/2/2016.

"Client" part of Bareos system: a network Client/Server based backup program. Bareos is relatively easy to use and efficient, while offering many advanced storage management features that make it easy to find and recover lost or damaged files. Due to its modular design, Bareos is scalable from small single computer systems to systems consisting of hundreds of computers located over a large network.

To install Bareos Windows File daemon (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install winbareos.install

To upgrade Bareos Windows File daemon (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade winbareos.install


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'winbareos.install'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $url = ''
    $url64 = ''
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64"  -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'winbareos.install'
    try {
      if (Test-Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Bareos') {
        $uninstallerPath = (Get-ItemProperty 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Bareos').UninstallString
      } elseif (Test-Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Bareos') {
        $uninstallerPath = (Get-ItemProperty 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Bareos').UninstallString
      } else {
        $uninstallerPath = ''
      if ($uninstallerPath -and (Test-Path $uninstallerPath)) {
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName 'EXE' -SilentArgs '/S' -file $uninstallerPath
      Write-ChocolateySuccess $packageName
    } catch {
        Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName $($_.Exception.Message)

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Bareos GmbH & Co.KG


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Bareos Windows File daemon (Install) 14.2.2 285 Thursday, December 10, 2015 approved
Bareos Windows File daemon (Install) 13.2.2 504 Sunday, May 18, 2014  

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