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(new-object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadFile('http://dl.google.com/chrome/install/375.126/chrome_installer.exe', 'c:/temp/chrome.exe');. c:/temp/chrome.exe /silent /install;rm c:/temp -rec
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prc1234 commented May 26, 2020

thank you so much. This solution works like a charm. Is there a way by which i can extract the chrome version from "http://dl.google.com/chrome/install/latest/chrome_installer.exe"

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jtatum commented Dec 8, 2020

If you get an error like Invoke-WebRequest : The underlying connection was closed, your system may be configured with strong TLS ciphers by default. Change them in the current powershell environment by running [Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [Net.SecurityProtocolType]::Tls12

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kyungjaepark commented Nov 4, 2021

Thanks to @eesheesh , I could install chrome in Run Dialog. Here's slightly improved version which reduces download time by removing progress bar. ( https://stackoverflow.com/a/43477248 )

PowerShell -Command "& {$P=$env:TEMP+'\chrome_installer.exe';$ProgressPreference='SilentlyContinue';IWR 'https://dl.google.com/chrome/install/latest/chrome_installer.exe' -OutFile $P;SAPS -FilePath $P -Args '/silent /install' -Verb RunAs -Wait;DEL $P}"

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siddhijain commented Feb 9, 2022

"http://dl.google.com/chrome/install/latest/chrome_installer.exe" This is not downloading the latest version of Chrome. Does anyone know the reason?

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giuscri commented Feb 21, 2022

❤️ @nicolaigj

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eesheesh commented Mar 10, 2022

Thanks @kyungjaepark! I've put this in a dedicated website, to make it easy for folks to quickly install Chrome/Firefox on a new machine, without having to type in the command: https://insta.llc (works with http://insta.llc without redirects as well, for folks installing versions of Windows that complain about HTTPS).

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shleeable commented Jul 27, 2022

$uri = "https://dl.google.com/chrome/install/latest/chrome_installer.exe";
$path = "$PSScriptRoot\ChromeSetup.exe";
Invoke-WebRequest -Uri $uri -OutFile $path;
Start-Process $path /install -NoNewWindow -Wait; 
Remove-Item $path;

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ahashem87a commented Aug 4, 2022

Thanks @kyungjaepark! I've put this in a dedicated website, to make it easy for folks to quickly install Chrome/Firefox on a new machine, without having to type in the command: https://insta.llc (works with http://insta.llc without redirects as well, for folks installing versions of Windows that complain about HTTPS).

This is amazing work, thank you so much! If I could only find something similar for Adobe Reader my life would be complete.

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