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Last Update:

09 May 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Cybereason Inc.


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This is not the latest version of RansomFree available. | Updated: 09 May 2017



Downloads of v



Software Author(s):

  • Cybereason Inc.


This is not the latest version of RansomFree available.

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


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


To uninstall RansomFree, 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 ransomfree -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 ransomfree -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 ransomfree installed
    name: ransomfree
    state: present
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'ransomfree' do
  action    :install
  version  ''
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: ransomfree,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller ransomfree
   Name     = 'ransomfree'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = ''
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

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

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install ransomfree version="" 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 09 May 2017.


RansomFree: free, easy-to-install ransomware protection software

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName            = 'ransomfree'
  fileType               = 'msi'
  url                    = ''
  checksum               = 'c359385ead3d0fab704bc448e1a1dc92bd049f2eb12ee82cdabcfbb08e719049'
  checksumType           = 'sha256'
  silentArgs             = '/quiet /norestart'
  validExitCodes         = @(0)
  softwareName           = 'RansomFree'
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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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
RansomFree 944 Monday, October 16, 2017 Approved
RansomFree 1111 Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Approved
RansomFree 641 Thursday, June 29, 2017 Approved
RansomFree 791 Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Approved
RansomFree 324 Sunday, April 23, 2017 Approved
RansomFree 306 Friday, March 17, 2017 Approved
RansomFree 363 Thursday, January 26, 2017 Approved
RansomFree 296 Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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