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Install latest version of 7-zip via PowerShell
$dlurl = 'https://7-zip.org/' + (Invoke-WebRequest -UseBasicParsing -Uri 'https://7-zip.org/' | Select-Object -ExpandProperty Links | Where-Object {($_.outerHTML -match 'Download')-and ($_.href -like "a/*") -and ($_.href -like "*-x64.exe")} | Select-Object -First 1 | Select-Object -ExpandProperty href)
# modified to work without IE
# above code from: https://perplexity.nl/windows-powershell/installing-or-updating-7-zip-using-powershell/
$installerPath = Join-Path $env:TEMP (Split-Path $dlurl -Leaf)
Invoke-WebRequest $dlurl -OutFile $installerPath
Start-Process -FilePath $installerPath -Args "/S" -Verb RunAs -Wait
Remove-Item $installerPath
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SomeCallMeTom commented Dec 6, 2021

Fork of gist

Please consider updating

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dansmith65 commented Dec 6, 2021

@SomeCallMeTom Thanks for the enhancement.

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