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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 12/29/2015.

Set of commands to install PowerShell modules from central directory, local file or from the web.

1.Install modules from central directory
2.Install modules from web or local file
3.Install modules to user profile or for all users ( elevated access required )
4.Install multifile modules from ZIP
5.Import module after install
6.Alter you profle to load module every time that PowerShell starts
7.Execute Install.ps1 if found in module folder
8.Tab completion for modules, ismo Ps

To install PsGet Utils, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install psget

To upgrade PsGet Utils, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade psget


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    function Add-PathToEnvironmentVariable {
    	[ValidateSet("Machine", "User")]
    	[string]$Scope = "User",
        $existingValue = [Environment]::GetEnvironmentVariable($variableName, $Scope)
        Write-Verbose "The existing value of the '$Scope' environment variable '$variableName' is '$existingValue'"
        $pathToAdd = [io.path]::GetFullPath(($pathToAdd.Trim() + '\'))
    	Write-Verbose "Path: $pathToAdd"
    	$paths = $existingValue.ToLower().Split(";")
    	$doesPathAlreadyExist = $false
    	foreach($path in $paths) {
    	   $path = [io.path]::GetFullPath(($path.Trim() + '\'))
    		Write-Verbose @"
    Compare paths:
    Existing path: $path
    New path:      $pathToAdd
    		if($path -like $pathToAdd) {
    			$doesPathAlreadyExist = $true;
    			Write-Warning "The path '$pathToAdd' is already in the environment variable '$variableName'.  The path will not be added."
        if(-not $doesPathAlreadyExist) {
        	$existingValue += ";$pathToAdd"
            [Environment]::SetEnvironmentVariable($variableName,$existingValue, $Scope)
            sc env:\$variableName ([Environment]::GetEnvironmentVariable($variableName, $Scope) + ";" + [Environment]::GetEnvironmentVariable($variableName, "User"))
            $newValue = gc env:\$variableName
            Write-Verbose "The new value of the '$Scope' environment variable '$variableName' is '$newValue'"
    $PsGetDestinationModulePath = "$env:ProgramFiles\WindowsPowerShell\Modules"
    Add-PathToEnvironmentVariable -variableName "PSModulePath" -scope "Machine" -pathToAdd $PsGetDestinationModulePath
    (new-object Net.WebClient).DownloadString("") | iex

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Mike Chaliy


Release Notes

Updated install location to match Microsoft pathing of C:\Program Files\WindowsPowerShell\Modules\

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
PsGet Utils 3518 Friday, July 25, 2014  
PsGet Utils 431 Friday, June 27, 2014  
PsGet Utils 498 Wednesday, May 21, 2014  
PsGet Utils 406 Thursday, May 1, 2014  
PsGet Utils 458 Monday, April 7, 2014  
PsGet Utils 443 Monday, March 10, 2014  
PsGet Utils 318 Thursday, February 20, 2014  
PsGet 1.0.3 793 Thursday, May 30, 2013  
PsGet 1.0.0 472 Wednesday, May 29, 2013  

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