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 v2

100% Uninterrupted Windows Environment Installs

Boxstarter leverages Chocolatey packages to automate the installation of software and create repeatable, scripted Windows environments.

Chocolatey Software + Boxstarter

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.

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# Time Saving

Run Remotely

Need to install a bunch of machines or repeatedly setup a VM? Invoke Boxstarter commands to install environments on remote machines.

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Launch Boxstarter With one Easy URL

# Convienient

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.

# Familiar

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.

Store Boxstarter Configs In A Gist
Simplify Package Creation with Boxstarter

# Practical

Simplify Package Creation

Boxstarter composes an environment using Chocolatey style NuGet Packages. Boxstarter provides commands to make package authoring, testing, and publishing a snap.

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