Repeatable, Reboot Resilient Windows Environment Installations Made Easy
When its time to repave either bare metal or virtualized instances, locally or on a remote machine, Boxstarter can automate both trivial and highly complex installations using Chocolatey packages. Compatible with all Windows versions from Windows 7/2008 R2 forward.
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# Boxstarter v3
100% Uninterrupted Windows Environment Installs
Boxstarter leverages Chocolatey packages to automate the installation of software and create repeatable, scripted Windows environments.
A Resilient Combination
Chocolatey makes installing software very easy with no user intervention. Boxstarter enhances Chocolatey's functionality and provides an environment that is optimized for installing a complete environment on a fresh OS install.
# Time Saving
Need to install a bunch of machines or repeatedly setup a VM? Invoke Boxstarter commands to install environments on remote machines.
Launch With One Easy URL
You can use Boxstarter to install a complete environment or install a small set of tools and Windows settings with absolutely no software pre installed using an easy to remember URL.
Store Configs In A Gist
You can use Boxstarter to install a complete environment or install a small set of tools and Windows settings with absolutely no software pre installed and configuration scripts stored in a gist.
Simplify Package Creation
Boxstarter composes an environment using Chocolatey style NuGet Packages. Boxstarter provides commands to make package authoring, testing, and publishing a snap.