How to Install Chocolatey on Windows 10

This post will help you install Chocolately on Windows 10. But these steps can be followed on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2003 and above.

Launch PowerShell w/ Admin Rights

Launch PowerShell with admin rights.

Launch PowerShell with Admin Rights

Check Execution Policy

Before installing Chocolatey on Windows 10, we need to check Execution Policy on Windows OS with Get-ExecutionPolicy, which must return AllSigned; if you get Restricted in return then you should set Execution Policy.

Get-ExecutionPolicy

If you get Restricted in return, you should set execution policy by running the Set Execution Policy command below.

Restricted

Set Execution Policy

If you get return Restricted then run the Set-ExecutionPolicy AllSigned command.

Set Execution Policy
Set-ExecutionPolicy AllSigned

Install Chocolatey

Set-ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Scope Process -Force; [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol -bor 3072; iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString('https://chocolatey.org/install.ps1'))

Relaunch PowerShell or Command Line

Chocolatey Commands

  1. choco list <package name>
  2. choco install <package name>
  3. choco uninstall <package name>
  4. choco -?
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