Windows Tutorials

How to Install Adobe Reader with PowerShell

In this tutorial you will learn how to install Adobe Reader with PowerShell. By the end of this tutorial, you would have successfully deployed Adobe Reader onto a Windows computer.

Install Adobe Reader With PowerShell

$CheckADCReg = Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\* | where {$_.DisplayName -like "Adobe Acrobat Reader DC*"}
If ($CheckADCReg -eq $null) {
$Installdir = "c:\temp\install_adobe"
New-Item -Path $Installdir  -ItemType directory

$source = ""
$destination = "$Installdir\AcroRdrDC2001320064_en_US.exe"
Invoke-WebRequest $source -OutFile $destination

Start-Process -FilePath "$Installdir\AcroRdrDC2001320064_en_US.exe" -ArgumentList "/sAll /rs /rps /msi /norestart /quiet EULA_ACCEPT=YES"

Start-Sleep -s 240

rm -Force $Installdir\AcroRdrDC*

The PowerShell Script will do the following.

  1. Call to Adobe Reader FTP URL.
  2. Download the Adobe Reader package. 
  3. Finally, it will install the Adobe Reader onto the Windows Computer.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out.

I hope this article was helpful, if you have any questions please feel free to contact me. If you would like to be notified of when I create a new post you can subscribe to my blog alert.

Leave a Comment

Stay Informed

Receive instant notifications when new content is released.