How to install Chocolatey on Windows 10

The easiest way to install software on a Mac or Windows laptop is to use a good package manager. On a Mac, most people use Homebrew and on Windows, Chocolatey is a good choice.

To install the Chocolatey package manager on Windows, please follow the instructions at or just execute the following command in a PowerShell Terminal that you have run as administrator:

Installing Chocolatey on Windows

Step 1 : Click Start and type powershell. Right-click Windows Powershell and choose “Run as Administrator”

Step 2 : The following is the command to install Chocolatey:

Set-ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Scope Process -Force; iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString(''))

Step 3 : Once the installation is finished, test whether Chocolatey is working by entering choco -v in the Terminal.

Step 4 : To install an application such as the Vi editor, use the following command:

choco install -y vim

you need to open a new PowerShell window to use it.

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