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Finding packages in the WinGet Repository


WinGet is a command line tool to manage applications on the Windows platform.

Note that FileWave 15.4 or later is required.


WinGet will install software.  But, to do so, we'll need to see if the package we are looking for is in the repository.


In FileWave Central click on "New Desktop Fileset" when in the Filesets window and then pick "Winget" as the type of Fileset.


The results will show as below, and what we are most interested in is the unique identifier (Id):


In our case, since we want Notepad++ to deploy. Clicking Create Fileset will make it.