Download And Install PowerShell 7.2.7 and 7.0.13 (Offline Installers)

PowerShell 7.2.7 does not bring any significant new features, but some fixes. YOu can download it for your computer using the direct download links provided in this post.

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You can now install Windows PowerShell 7.2.7 on your computer with support for many different operating systems. Microsoft has also published PowerShell 3.0.13.

PowerShell is a command line tool that can be used by professionals to run scripts, automate, or perform administrative tasks.

This is the stable version of the tool, which means that it is safe for you to install it in your production environment as well. Moreover, with this release, the .NET SDK has been updated to version 6.0.402.

This release includes some fixes and improvements for PowerShell that you can try out today by installing it using the given download links and guidelines below. Before you do, let us have a look at the new improvements.

Changes and Improvements

We have highlighted the significant improvements and fixes in both of these updates:

PowerShell 7.2.7

  • [Engine Updates and Fixes]
    • On Unix, explicitly terminate the native process during cleanup only if it’s not running in the background.
    • Stopped sending telemetry about ApplicationType.
  • [General Cmdlet Updates]
    • Removed the 1-second minimum delay in Invoke-WebRequest for downloading small files, and prevent file-download-error suppression.
    • Enabled searching for assemblies in GAC_Arm64 on Windows.
    • Fixed the error formatting to use color defined in $PSStyle.Formatting.

To learn more about these fixes and improvements, read the Release Notes.

PowerShell 7.0.13

  • [Engine Updates and Fixes]
    • Stopped sending telemetry about ApplicationType.
  • [General Cmdlet Updates]
    • Updated the Wix file for new assemblies.
    • Updated the cgmanifest.json for v7.0.13.
    • Updated Newtonsoft.Json version for the 7.0.13 release.
    • Fixed build.psm1 to not specify both version and quality for dotnet-install.
    • Updated the list of PowerShell team members in release tools.
    • Moved cgmanifest generation to daily.
    • Disabled static analysis CI on 7.0.

Download PowerShell

You can download both versions of PowerShell from the direct download links below.

PowerShell 7.2.7

For Windows 11, 10, 8.1, and 7

PowerShell-7.2.7 for Windows 64-bit.msi [102 MB]

PowerShell-7.2.7 for Windows 32-bit.msi [92.8 MB]

For MacOS

PowerShell-7.2.7 for MacOS 64-bit.pkg [63.7 MB]

PowerShell-7.2.7 for MacOS ARM64.pkg [60.1 MB]

For Linux

PowerShell-7.2.7 for RedHat Linux.rpm [65.6 MB]

PowerShell-7.2.7 for Debian.deb [66.2 MB]

For more download options, please check out this download page.

PowerShell 7.0.13

For Windows 11, 10, 8.1, and 7

PowerShell-7.0.13 for Windows 64-bit.msi [87.8 MB]

PowerShell-7.0.13 for Windows 32-bit.msi [79.8 MB]

For MacOS

PowerShell-7.0.13 for MacOS 64-bit.pkg [55.5 MB]

For Linux

PowerShell-7.0.13 for RedHat Linux.rpm [55.4 MB]

PowerShell-7.0.13 for Debian 11.deb [55.8 MB]

For more download options, please check out this download page.

How to Install PowerShell

Here is how you can install Windows PowerShell on Windows 1110, 8.1, and Windows 7 using the offline MSI files provided above:

  1. Download and execute the respective MSI file from the links above.

  2. The installation wizard will now run. Click Next on the first screen.

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    Proceed with PowerShell installation
  3. Now select the destination folder for the installation and click Next.

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    Select installation directory
  4. Select the optional features you want to install, such as adding PowerShell to environment variables, enabling PowerShell remoting, adding PowerShell to the context menu, etc. Click Next when selected

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    Select optional features to install
  5. Leave the default settings on the next page and click Next.

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    Leave default settings and proceed
  6. On the next screen, click Install to begin the installation.

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    Begin installation
  7. Once installed, click Finish.

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    Close wizard
  8. Now confirm that PowerShell has been installed successfully. Type in pwsh in the Run Command box and you shall see the installed version at the top.

    Confirm PowerShell installed version
    Confirm PowerShell installed version

Learn more about PowerShell and PowerShell Core. You can also download and install PowerShell over the network.

How to Uninstall Windows PowerShell

If you would like to remove this installation of PowerShell, here is how you can do it:

  1. Open the Programs and Features applet by typing in appwiz.cpl in the Run Command box.

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    Open Programs and Features applet
  2. Here, right-click on the PowerShell installation that you want to remove and then click Uninstall from the context menu.

    Uninstall PowerShell
    Uninstall PowerShell
  3. When asked for confirmation, click Yes.

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    Confirm action

This version of PowerShell will now be removed from your computer

Closing Words

This release of Windows PowerShell does not introduce any new features to the tool but makes subtle improvements and fixes. This is why we recommend that the sysadmins and developers use the latest version of PowerShell to make their tasks convenient and more efficient.

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Subhan Zafar is an established IT professional with interests in Windows and Server infrastructure testing and research, and is currently working with Itechtics as a research consultant. He has studied Electrical Engineering and is also certified by Huawei (HCNA & HCNP Routing and Switching).

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