Installing PowerShell 7

by Apr 14, 2020

PowerShell 7 is a portable app and can run side-by-side with Windows PowerShell. You just need to download and install it.

This part is easy because the PowerShell team provides an automatic installation script. With a little trick, you can download this code and tie it to a fresh new PowerShell function, making it super easy to install PowerShell 7 from the existing Windows PowerShell:

# Download installation script
$code = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri

# Dynamically create PowerShell function
New-Item -Path function: -Name Install-PowerShell -Value $code 

# Run PowerShel function and install the latest PowerShell
Install-PowerShell -UseMSI -Preview

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