install-vmwworkstation.ps1

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<#PSScriptInfo
 
.VERSION 2.3
 
.GUID 20ee6b60-98a5-4519-9b4e-3872142b9df6
 
.AUTHOR Karsten.Bott@labbuildr.com
 
.COMPANYNAME
 
.COPYRIGHT
 
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.EXTERNALMODULEDEPENDENCIES
 
.REQUIREDSCRIPTS
 
.EXTERNALSCRIPTDEPENDENCIES
 
.RELEASENOTES
 
 
#>


<#
 
.DESCRIPTION
 This script is a helper to download and kick installation of vmware-workstation
 
#>
 
Param()
$Destination = "$HOME/Downloads"
try {
    Start-BitsTransfer "http://www.vmware.com/go/tryworkstation-win" -Description "Downloading Workstation" -Destination $Destination -TransferType Download
}
catch
    {
    write-host "Error Occured"
    }
$Received_file = get-item "$Destination/tryworkstation-win" 
write-host "Received VMware Workstation $($Received_file.VersionInfo.FileVersion)"
$Destination_file = "$Destination/workstation-win-$($Received_file.VersionInfo.FileVersion).exe"
Rename-Item "$Destination/tryworkstation-win" $Destination_file -Force -Confirm:$false
Start-Process -FilePath $Destination_file -Wait -Verbose