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  • How do I make PowerShell run as administrator start in my home directory? here
  • How to open Command Prompt in a specific folder as Administrator? here
  • Run Windows Terminal as Administrator by default here
  • MSIX installer doesn't install PowerShell on Windows 10 here
  • How to print Environment Variables in PowerShell here
  • My installed programs as of 28 May 2019 here  (choco list --local-only > choco.installed.txt)



Example: Listing locally installed packages

choco list --local-only 


Example: Searching remote packages

choco search <PACKAGE_NAME>


Example: Installing a package

choco install <PACKAGE_NAME>


Example: Removing a package

choco uninstall <PACKAGE_NAME>


Example: Adjusting preferences

choco config set --name commandExecutionTimeoutSeconds --value 25000


Example: Setting Execution Policies

Set-ExecutionPolicy -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted


Example: If the Checksum fails and you need to manually pass it

choco install <PACKAGE_NAME> --download-checksum=85caa9ea0bb91da273e4d02b5f0a1c1736cc7314c4f2c839882339cc69ddaf10


Example: Searching for a package and printing the details for it

choco search --exact -v <PACKAGE_NAME>


Example: Accept scripts without having to confirm them (-y)

choco feature enable -n=allowGlobalConfirmation


Example: Force install of program (-f)

choco install -f irfanview irfanviewplugins


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