Downloads of v 1.5.3:


Last Update:

03 Sep 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Open Education Foundation


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1.5.3 | Updated: 03 Sep 2019



Downloads of v 1.5.3:


Software Author(s):

  • Open Education Foundation

OpenBoard 1.5.3

All Checks are Passing

2 Passing Test

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


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


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


To uninstall OpenBoard, 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 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

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade openboard -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 openboard -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure openboard installed
    name: openboard
    state: present
    version: 1.5.3
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'openboard' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.5.3'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: openboard,
    Version: 1.5.3,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller openboard
   Name     = 'openboard'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.5.3'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'openboard':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.5.3',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install openboard version="1.5.3" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

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 25 Aug 2020.


Interactive whiteboard for schools and universities

# OpenBoard Whiteboard
# 2018-2019 systeme + software

$packageName    = 'openboard'
$packageSearch  = 'OpenBoard'
$installerType  = 'exe'
$silentArgs     = '/SILENT'
$version        = '1.5.3'
$url            = '' + $version + '/OpenBoard_Installer_' + $version + '.exe'
$url64          = $url
$checksum       = 'd5d85ada5af4b6aa612e772f815d4e3fcd6b87d4'
$checksumType   = 'sha1'
$checksum64   	= $checksum
$checksumType64 = $checksumType

Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType $silentArgs $url $url64 `
    -checksum $checksum -checksumType $checksumType `
    -checksum64 $checksum64 -checksumType64 $checksumType64
#OpenBoard uninstaller

$packageName 	= 'openboard'
$packageSearch 	= 'OpenBoard'

$r = Get-ItemProperty -Path @( 'HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                               'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*' ) `
                      -ErrorAction:SilentlyContinue `
     | Where-Object { $_.DisplayName -like "$packageSearch" }

$r | ForEach-Object {
  $exe = $_.UninstallString | Select-String -Pattern ".*exe`"?$"
  $msi = $_.UninstallString | Select-String -Pattern "^MsiExec.*$"
  if ($exe) {
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = '/VERYSILENT'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                -FileType "$installerType" `
                                -SilentArgs "$($silentArgs)" `
                                -File "$($_.UninstallString)" `
                                -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes
  if ($msi) {
    $installerType = 'msi'
    $silentArgs = '/quiet /qn /norestart'
    $validExitCodes = @(0,3010)
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                -FileType "$installerType" `
                                -SilentArgs "$($_.PSChildName) $silentArgs" `
                                -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
OpenBoard 1.5.2 234 Saturday, January 26, 2019 Approved
OpenBoard 1.4.1 240 Monday, September 10, 2018 Approved
OpenBoard 1.3.6 337 Thursday, February 8, 2018 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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