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Using UltimateZip in PowerShell

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With only few steps, you can easily and quickly use UltimateZip component in PowerShell as described below:

Loading assembly

To load UltimateZip component for using in PowerShell, simply use the [Reflection.Assembly]::LoadFrom command as demonstrated below:

PowerShell - Loading Assembly
PS C:\> [Reflection.Assembly]::LoadFrom("C:\Program Files (x86)\ComponentPro\UltimateZip vX.X.X.X\Bin\Net\ComponentPro.Zip.dll")

Loading the assembly from GAC

PowerShell - Loading Assembly from GAC
PS C:\> [Reflection.Assembly]::LoadFrom("ComponentPro.Zip, Version=X.X.X.X, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=57834bcd05a91756")

Using Zip class

Now you are ready to use all classes inside the UltimateZip component. For example, to create a new archive and add files to the archive, you can use the following script:

PowerShell - Using UltimateZip
PS C:\> $zip = New-Object ComponentPro.Compression.Zip

PS C:\> $zip.Create("test.zip")

PS C:\> $zip.AddFile("test.dat")

PS C:\> $zip.Close()

PS C:\> $zip.Dispose()