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I am looking for power shell script to automate the unzipping of a .zip file.
Let me know what is the script which is required to do this.
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function Expand-ZIPFile($file, $destination) {
    $shell = new-object -com shell.application
    $zip = $shell.NameSpace($file)
    foreach($item in $zip.items()) {
        $shell.Namespace($destination).copyhere($item)
    }
}

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Use as Expand-ZIPFile –File “C:\archive.zip” –Destination “C:\temp”

Code taken from here: http://www.howtogeek.com/tips/how-to-extract-zip-files-using-powershell/

If you need a more robust function, with error checking, see here: http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/PowerShell-Function-to-727d6200

HTH,
Dan
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I will check this out.
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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

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I think the OP meant to accept my comment.
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