Archive PowerShell module contains cmdlets for working with ZIP archives
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Microsoft.PowerShell.Archive Module

Microsoft.PowerShell.Archive module contains cmdlets that let you create and extract ZIP archives.

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Compress-Archive examples

  1. Create an archive from an entire folder including subdirectories: Compress-Archive -Path C:\Reference -DestinationPath C:\Archives\Draft.zip
  2. Update an existing archive file: Compress-Archive -Path C:\Reference\* -DestinationPath C:\Archives\Draft.zip -Update

Expand-Archive examples

  1. Extract the contents of an archive in the current folder: Expand-Archive -Path SampleArchive.zip
  2. Use -Force parameter to overwrite existing files by those in the archive: Expand-Archive -Path .\SampleArchive.zip -DestinationPath .\ExistingDir -Force