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Packages to install via scoop, winget, choco, and other tools...
Script to Initialize my custom powershell setup.
Script uses scoop
**NOTE** Will configure the Execution Policy for the "CurrentUser" to Unrestricted.
Author: Mike Pruett
Date: October 18th, 2018
$VerbosePreference = "Continue"
function Install-ScoopApp {
param (
Write-Verbose -Message "Preparing to install $Package"
if (! (scoop info $Package).Installed ) {
Write-Verbose -Message "Installing $Package"
scoop install $Package
} else {
Write-Verbose -Message "Package $Package already installed! Skipping..."
function Install-WinGetApp {
param (
Write-Verbose -Message "Preparing to install $PackageID"
# Added accept options based on this issue -
$listApp = winget list --exact -q $PackageID --accept-source-agreements --accept-package-agreements
if (!$listApp) {
Write-Verbose -Message "Installing $Package"
winget install --exact --silent $PackageID
} else {
Write-Verbose -Message "Package $PackageID already installed! Skipping..."
function Install-ChocoApp {
param (
Write-Verbose -Message "Preparing to install $Package"
$listApp = choco list --local $Package
if ($listApp -like "0 packages installed.") {
Write-Verbose -Message "Installing $Package"
Start-Process -FilePath "PowerShell" -ArgumentList "choco","install","$Package","-y" -Verb RunAs -Wait
} else {
Write-Verbose -Message "Package $Package already installed! Skipping..."
function Extract-Download {
param (
if (!(Test-Path -Path "$Folder" -PathType Container)) {
Write-Error "$Folder does not exist!!!"
if (Test-Path -Path "$File" -PathType Leaf) {
switch ($File.Split(".") | Select-Object -Last 1) {
"rar" { Start-Process -FilePath "UnRar.exe" -ArgumentList "x","-op'$Folder'","-y","$File" -WorkingDirectory "$Env:ProgramFiles\WinRAR\" -Wait | Out-Null }
"zip" { 7z x -o"$Folder" -y "$File" | Out-Null }
"7z" { 7z x -o"$Folder" -y "$File" | Out-Null }
"exe" { 7z x -o"$Folder" -y "$File" | Out-Null }
Default { Write-Error "No way to Extract $File !!!"; Break }
function Download-CustomApp {
param (
if ((curl -sIL "$Link" | Select-String -Pattern "Content-Disposition") -ne $Null) {
$Package = $(curl -sIL "$Link" | Select-String -Pattern "filename=" | Split-String -Separator "=" | Select-Object -Last 1).Trim('"')
} else {
$Package = $Link.split("/") | Select-Object -Last 1
Write-Verbose -Message "Preparing to download $Package"
aria2c --quiet --dir="$Folder" "$Link"
Return $Package
function Install-CustomApp {
param (
$Package = Download-CustomApp -Link $URL -Folder "$Env:UserProfile\Downloads\"
if (Test-Path -Path "$Env:UserProfile\Downloads\$Package" -PathType Leaf) {
if (Test-Path Variable:Folder) {
if (!(Test-Path -Path "$Env:UserProfile\bin\$Folder")) {
New-Item -Path "$Env:UserProfile\bin\$Folder" -ItemType Directory | Out-Null
Extract-Download -Folder "$Env:UserProfile\bin\$Folder" -File "$Env:UserProfile\Downloads\$Package"
} else {
Extract-Download -Folder "$Env:UserProfile\bin\" -File "$Env:UserProfile\Downloads\$Package"
Remove-Item -Path "$Env:UserProfile\Downloads\$Package"
function Install-CustomPackage {
param (
$Package = Download-CustomApp -Link $URL
if (Test-Path -Path "$Env:UserProfile\Downloads\$Package" -PathType Leaf) {
Start-Process -FilePath ".\$Package" -ArgumentList "/S" -WorkingDirectory "${Env:UserProfile}\Downloads\" -Verb RunAs -Wait #-WindowStyle Hidden
Remove-Item -Path "$Env:UserProfile\Downloads\$Package"
function Remove-InstalledApp {
param (
Write-Verbose -Message "Uninstalling: $Package"
Start-Process -FilePath "PowerShell" -ArgumentList "Get-AppxPackage","-AllUsers","-Name","'$Package'" -Verb RunAs -WindowStyle Hidden
function Enable-Bucket {
param (
if (!($(scoop bucket list).Name -eq "$Bucket")) {
Write-Verbose -Message "Adding Bucket $Bucket to scoop..."
scoop bucket add $Bucket
} else {
Write-Verbose -Message "Bucket $Bucket already added! Skipping..."
# Configure ExecutionPolicy to Unrestricted for CurrentUser Scope
if ((Get-ExecutionPolicy -Scope CurrentUser) -notcontains "Unrestricted") {
Write-Verbose -Message "Setting Execution Policy for Current User..."
Start-Process -FilePath "PowerShell" -ArgumentList "Set-ExecutionPolicy","-Scope","CurrentUser","-ExecutionPolicy","Unrestricted","-Force" -Verb RunAs -Wait
Write-Output "Restart/Re-Run script!!!"
Start-Sleep -Seconds 10
# Install Scoop, if not already installed
#$scoopInstalled = Get-Command "scoop"
if ( !(Get-Command -Name "scoop" -CommandType Application -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | Out-Null) ) {
Write-Verbose -Message "Installing Scoop..."
iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString(''))
# Install Chocolatey, if not already installed
#$chocoInstalled = Get-Command -Name "choco" -CommandType Application -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | Out-Null
if (! (Get-Command -Name "choco" -CommandType Application -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | Out-Null) ) {
Write-Verbose -Message "Installing Chocolatey..."
[System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol -bor 3072
iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString(''))
'@ > $Env:Temp\choco.ps1
Start-Process -FilePath "PowerShell" -ArgumentList "$Env:Temp\choco.ps1" -Verb RunAs -Wait
Remove-Item -Path $Env:Temp\choco.ps1 -Force
# Install WinGet, if not already installed
# From crutkas's gist -
$hasPackageManager = Get-AppPackage -name "Microsoft.DesktopAppInstaller"
if (!$hasPackageManager) {
Write-Verbose -Message "Installing WinGet..."
# Set URL and Enable TLSv12
$releases_url = ""
[Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [Net.SecurityProtocolType]::Tls12
# Dont Think We Need This!!!
#Install-PackageProvider -Name NuGet
# Install Nuget as Package Source Provider
Register-PackageSource -Name Nuget -Location "" -ProviderName Nuget -Trusted
# Install Microsoft.UI.Xaml (This is not currently working!!!)
Install-Package Microsoft.UI.Xaml -RequiredVersion 2.7.1
# Grab "Latest" release
$releases = Invoke-RestMethod -uri $releases_url
$latestRelease = $releases.assets | Where { $_.browser_download_url.EndsWith('msixbundle') } | Select -First 1
# Install Microsoft.DesktopAppInstaller Package
Add-AppxPackage -Path $latestRelease.browser_download_url
'@ > $Env:Temp\winget.ps1
Start-Process -FilePath "PowerShell" -ArgumentList "$Env:Temp\winget.ps1" -Verb RunAs -Wait
Remove-Item -Path $Env:Temp\winget.ps1 -Force
# Configure git
Install-ScoopApp -Package "git"
if (!$(git config --global credential.helper) -eq "manager-core") {
git config --global credential.helper manager-core
if (!($Env:GIT_SSH)) {
Write-Verbose -Message "Setting GIT_SSH User Environment Variable"
[System.Environment]::SetEnvironmentVariable('GIT_SSH', (Resolve-Path (scoop which ssh)), 'USER')
if ((Get-Service -Name ssh-agent).Status -ne "Running") {
Start-Process -FilePath "PowerShell" -ArgumentList "Set-Service","ssh-agent","-StartupType","Manual" -Verb RunAs -Wait -WindowStyle Hidden
# Only install OpenSSH Package, if not on Windows 10
if ([Environment]::OSVersion.Version.Major -lt 10) {
Install-ScoopApp -Package "openssh"
# Configure Aria2 Download Manager
Install-ScoopApp -Package "aria2"
if (!$(scoop config aria2-enabled) -eq $True) {
scoop config aria2-enabled true
if (!$(scoop config aria2-warning-enabled) -eq $False) {
scoop config aria2-warning-enabled false
if (!(Get-ScheduledTaskInfo -TaskName "Aria2RPC" -ErrorAction Ignore)) {
$Action = New-ScheduledTaskAction -Execute $Env:UserProfile\scoop\apps\aria2\current\aria2c.exe -Argument "--enable-rpc --rpc-listen-all" -WorkingDirectory $Env:UserProfile\Downloads
$Trigger = New-ScheduledTaskTrigger -AtStartup
$Principal = New-ScheduledTaskPrincipal -UserID "$Env:ComputerName\$Env:Username" -LogonType S4U
$Settings = New-ScheduledTaskSettingsSet -ExecutionTimeLimit 0 -AllowStartIfOnBatteries -DontStopIfGoingOnBatteries
Register-ScheduledTask -TaskName "Aria2RPC" -Action $Action -Trigger $Trigger -Principal $Principal -Settings $Settings
'@ > $Env:Temp\aria2.ps1
Start-Process -FilePath "PowerShell" -ArgumentList "$Env:Temp\aria2.ps1" -Verb RunAs -Wait #-WindowStyle Hidden
Remove-Item -Path $Env:Temp\aria2.ps1 -Force
## Add Buckets
Enable-Bucket -Bucket "extras"
Enable-Bucket -Bucket "java"
Enable-Bucket -Bucket "nirsoft"
scoop bucket add foosel
# UNIX Tools
Write-Verbose -Message "Removing curl Alias..."
if (Get-Alias -Name curl -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) {
Remove-Item alias:curl
if (!($Env:TERM)) {
Write-Verbose -Message "Setting TERM User Environment Variable"
[System.Environment]::SetEnvironmentVariable("TERM", "xterm-256color", "USER")
# Check if Home Workstation
if ($(Read-Host -Prompt "Is this a workstation for Home use (y/n)?") -eq "y") {
$HomeWorkstation = $True
} else {
$HomeWorkstation = $False
# Home Workstation Configurations
if ($HomeWorkstation) {
# Adding games bucket
Enable-Bucket -Bucket "games"
# Create $Env:UserProfile\bin, if not exist
if (!(Test-Path -Path $Env:UserProfile\bin)) {
Write-Verbose -Message "Creating bin directory in $Env:UserProfile"
New-Item -Path $Env:UserProfile\bin -ItemType Directory | Out-Null
#[System.Environment]::SetEnvironmentVariable("PATH", $Env:PATH + ";$Env:UserProfile\bin","USER")
# Install Scoop Packages
$Scoop = @(
foreach ($item in $Scoop) {
Install-ScoopApp -Package "$item"
# Install Scoop Packages, if Home Workstation
if ($HomeWorkstation) {
Remove-Variable -Name "Scoop"
$Scoop = @(
foreach ($item in $Scoop) {
Install-ScoopApp -Package "$item"
# Install WinGet Packages
$WinGet = @(
foreach ($item in $WinGet) {
Install-WinGetApp -PackageID "$item"
# Add Directories to User Path
#[System.Environment]::SetEnvironmentVariable("PATH", $Env:PATH + ";$Env:ProgramFiles\WinRAR","USER")
# Install WinGet Packages, if Home Workstation
if ($HomeWorkstation) {
Remove-Variable -Name "WinGet"
$WinGet = @(
foreach ($item in $WinGet) {
Install-WinGetApp -PackageID "$item"
# Custom WinGet install for VSCode
winget install Microsoft.VisualStudioCode --override '/SILENT /mergetasks="!runcode,addcontextmenufiles,addcontextmenufolders"'
# Install Chocolatey Packages
$Choco = @(
foreach ($item in $Choco) {
Install-ChocoApp -Package "$item"
# Install Steam Applications
if ($HomeWorkstation) {
# Get Steam AppID's from
$SteamDB = @(
"1026460" #Lossless Scaling Demo,
"431960" #Wallpaper Engine,
"388080" #Borderless Gaming,
"367670" #Controller Companion,
"227260" #DisplayFusion,
"274920" #FaceRig
# Collect installed Steam AppID's
$InstalledIDs = [System.Collections.ArrayList]::new()
foreach ($item in (Get-ChildItem -Path "${Env:Programfiles(x86)}\Steam\steamapps\common\" -Filter "steam_appid.txt" -Recurse).VersionInfo.FileName) {
[void]$InstalledIDs.Add((Get-Content -Path $item))
# Install Steam AppID, if not already installed
foreach ($item in $SteamDB) {
if ($item -ne $InstalledIDs) {
Start-Process -FilePath ".\steam.exe" -ArgumentList "-applaunch","$item" -WorkingDirectory "${Env:Programfiles(x86)}\Steam\" -Wait
# Install Custom Packages
# Instal RawWrite for Windows from Chrysocome
Install-CustomApp -URL "" -Folder "RawWrite"
# Install Tasmota Device Manager from Github
New-Item -Path "$Env:UserProfile\bin\TasmotaDM" -ItemType Directory | Out-Null
Download-CustomApp -Link "" -Folder "$Env:UserProfile\bin\TasmotaDM" | Out-Null
# Install HDD Raw Copy Tool from HDDGURU
New-Item -Path "$Env:UserProfile\bin\HDDRawCopy" -ItemType Directory | Out-Null
Download-CustomApp -Link "" -Folder "$Env:UserProfile\bin\HDDRawCopy" | Out-Null
# Install XVI32 from Christian Maas
Install-CustomApp -URL "" -Folder "XVI32"
# Install dnSpy from Github
Install-CustomApp -URL "" -Folder "dnSpy"
# Install ei.cfg Removal Utility from
Install-CustomApp -URL "" -Folder "ei.cfg-removal-utility"
# Install HSFExplorer from SourceForge
Install-CustomPackage -URL ""
# Install RipMe from Github
New-Item -Path "$Env:UserProfile\bin\RipMe" -ItemType Directory | Out-Null
Download-CustomApp -Link "" -Folder "$Env:UserProfile\bin\RipMe" | Out-Null
# Install EasyEDA Router from EasyEDA
Install-CustomApp -URL ""
# Install Custom Packages for Home Workstations
if ($HomeWorkstation) {
# Install CDMage from Major Geeks
Install-CustomApp -URL "" -Folder "CDMage"
# Install ACiD View from SourceForge
Install-CustomApp -URL "" -Folder "ACiDView"
# Install NohBoard from SourceForge
Install-CustomApp -URL ""
# Install PSX2PSP from PSX-Place
Install-CustomApp -URL ""
# Install CLRMamePro from EMULab
Install-CustomPackage -URL ""
# Install Soundfont Midi Player from Falcosoft
Install-CustomApp -URL ""
# Install SkraperUI fro Skraper
Install-CustomApp -URL "" -Folder "SkraperUI"
# Install WinHIIP from PSX-Place
Install-CustomApp -URL "" -Folder "WinHIIP"
# Install WinBin2Iso from Major Geeks
Install-CustomApp -URL "" -Folder "WinBin2Iso"
# Install ArchiSteamFarm from Github
Install-CustomApp -URL "" -Folder "ArchiSteamFarm2"
# Install TwilightMenu++ Boxart Downloader from Github
Install-CustomApp -URL "" -Folder "TwilightMenuBoxArt"
# Install ISO Toolkit from Major Geeks
New-Item -Path "$Env:UserProfile\bin\ISOToolkit" -ItemType Directory | Out-Null
Download-CustomApp -Link "" -Folder "$Env:UserProfile\bin\ISOToolkit" | Out-Null
# Install binmerge from Github
Install-CustomApp -URL ""
# Install PPF-o-Matic from PSX-Place
Install-CustomApp -URL "" -Folder "ppf-o-matic"
# Install MBCord from Github
Install-CustomApp -URL "" -Folder "MBCord"
# Install bchunk from Github
Install-CustomApp -URL ""
# Install CHDMan from MAMEDEV
$Package = Download-CustomApp -Link "" -Folder "$Env:UserProfile\Downloads\"
7z e -o"$Env:UserProfile\bin\" -y "$Env:UserProfile\Downloads\$Package" chdman.exe | Out-Null
Remove-Item -Path "$Env:UserProfile\Downloads\$Package"
# Install ExifTool from
Install-CustomApp -URL ""
Move-Item -Path "$Env:UserProfile\bin\exiftool*.exe" -Destination "$Env:UserProfile\bin\exiftool.exe"
# Install OpenMPT123 from OpenMPT
Install-CustomApp -URL "" -Folder "OpenMPT123"
# Install WildMIDI from Github
Install-CustomApp -URL ""
Move-Item -Path "$Env:UserProfile\bin\wildmidi*\" -Destination "$Env:UserProfile\bin\WildMIDI\"
# Install Aaru from Github
Install-CustomApp -URL "" -Folder "Aaru"
# Create scoop-tray shortcut in shell:startup
if (!(Test-Path -Path "$Env:AppData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\scoop-tray.lnk" -PathType Leaf)) {
Write-Verbose -Message "Create scoop-tray shortcut in shell:startup..."
$WSHShell = New-Object -ComObject WScript.Shell
$Shortcut = $WSHShell.CreateShortcut("$Env:AppData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\scoop-tray.lnk")
$Shortcut.TargetPath = "$Env:UserProfile\scoop\apps\scoop-tray\current\scoop-tray.bat"
$Shortcut.WindowStyle = 7
$Shortcut.IconLocation = "%USERPROFILE%\scoop\apps\scoop-tray\current\updates-available.ico"
$Shortcut.Description = "scoop-tray.bat"
$Shortcut.WorkingDirectory = Split-Path "$Env:UserProfile\scoop\apps\scoop-tray\current\scoop-tray.bat" -Resolve
# Customize DOS/PowerShell Environment
Write-Verbose -Message "Customize DOS/PowerShell Environment..."
if ((Get-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Command Processor").AutoRun -eq $Null) {
Start-Process -FilePath "cmd" -ArgumentList "/c","clink","autorun","install" -Wait -WindowStyle Hidden
Start-Process -FilePath "cmd" -ArgumentList "/c","concfg","import","solarized-dark" -Verb RunAs -Wait
# Install Visual Studio Code Integrations
#if (!(Get-Item -Path "HKCU:\Software\Classes\Directory\shell\Open with &Code" -ErrorAction Ignore)) {
# Write-Verbose -Message "Install Visual Studio Code Integrations..."
# Start-Process -FilePath "cmd" -ArgumentList "/c","reg","import","%UserProfile%\scoop\apps\vscode\current\install-context.reg" -Verb RunAs -Wait -WindowStyle Hidden
# Start-Process -FilePath "cmd" -ArgumentList "/c","reg","import","%UserProfile%\scoop\apps\vscode\current\nstall-associations.reg" -Verb RunAs -Wait -WindowStyle Hidden
# Pin Run to Taskbar
#Start-Process -FilePath "PowerShell" -ArgumentList "syspin","'$Env:AppData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools\Run.lnk'","c:5386" -Wait -NoNewWindow
# Pin Google Chrome to Taskbar
Write-Verbose -Message "Pin Google Chrome to Taskbar..."
Start-Process -FilePath "PowerShell" -ArgumentList "syspin","'$Env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Google Chrome.lnk'","c:5386" -Wait -NoNewWindow
# Install my PowerShell dot files
if (!(Test-Path -Path "$Env:UserProfile\dotposh" -PathType Container)) {
Write-Verbose -Message "Install my PowerShell dot files..."
Start-Process -FilePath "PowerShell" -ArgumentList "git","clone","","$Env:UserProfile\dotposh" -Wait -NoNewWindow
New-Item -Path $Env:UserProfile\Documents\WindowsPowerShell -ItemType Directory -ErrorAction Ignore
Remove-Item -Path $Env:UserProfile\Documents\WindowsPowerShell\Microsoft.PowerShell_profile.ps1 -Force
New-Item -Path $Env:UserProfile\Documents\WindowsPowerShell\Microsoft.PowerShell_profile.ps1 -ItemType SymbolicLink -Target $Env:UserProfile\dotposh\profile.ps1
'@ > $Env:Temp\dotposh.ps1
Start-Process -FilePath "PowerShell" -ArgumentList "$Env:Temp\dotposh.ps1" -Verb RunAs -Wait -WindowStyle Hidden
Remove-Item -Path $Env:Temp\dotposh.ps1 -Force
cd $Env:UserProfile\dotposh
git submodule init
git submodule update
'@ > $Env:Temp\submodule.ps1
Start-Process -FilePath "PowerShell" -ArgumentList "$Env:Temp\submodule.ps1" -Wait -NoNewWindow
Remove-Item -Path $Env:Temp\submodule.ps1 -Force
# Pin PowerShell to Taskbar
Write-Verbose -Message "Pin PowerShell to Taskbar..."
Start-Process -FilePath "PowerShell" -ArgumentList "syspin","'$Env:AppData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Windows PowerShell\Windows PowerShell.lnk'","c:5386" -Wait -NoNewWindow
# Install PowerShell 7
$PS7 = winget list --exact -q Microsoft.PowerShell
if (!$PS7) {
Write-Verbose -Message "Installing PowerShell 7..."
iex "& { $(irm } -UseMSI -Quiet"
'@ > $Env:Temp\ps7.ps1
Start-Process -FilePath "PowerShell" -ArgumentList "$Env:Temp\ps7.ps1" -Verb RunAs -Wait -WindowStyle Hidden
Remove-Item -Path $Env:Temp\ps7.ps1 -Force
# Pin PowerShell 7 to Taskbar
Write-Verbose -Message "Pin PowerShell 7 to Taskbar..."
Start-Process -FilePath "PowerShell" -ArgumentList "syspin","'$Env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PowerShell\PowerShell 7 (x64).lnk'","c:5386" -Wait -NoNewWindow
# Remove unused Packages/Applications
Write-Verbose -Message "Removing Unused Applications..."
$RemoveApps = @(
foreach ($item in $RemoveApps) {
Remove-InstalledApp -Package $item
# Install Windows SubSystems for Linux
$wslInstalled = Get-Command "wsl" -CommandType Application -ErrorAction Ignore
if (!$wslInstalled) {
Write-Verbose -Message "Installing Windows SubSystems for Linux..."
Start-Process -FilePath "PowerShell" -ArgumentList "wsl","--install" -Verb RunAs -Wait -WindowStyle Hidden
Install-WinGetApp -PackageID Canonical.Ubuntu.2004
Write-Output "Install complete! Please reboot your machine/worksation!"
Start-Sleep -Seconds 10
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