Encrypt Powershell file

How to encrypt powershell ps1 file and execute it as is in powershell.
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Benjamin VoglarIT ProCommented:
I assume that you do not want that other users see the code. Here is a example:

http://powershell.com/cs/blogs/tips/archive/2009/04/08/encrypting-powershell-scripts.aspx
o365AdmAuthor Commented:
Hi Benjamin,

You are right. I don't want others to see the code. Thanks for sharing the link, I will review and come back to you for any queries.
aikimarkCommented:
Do you use Sapien?  If so, it provides you with the ability to create an executable (.exe) file.
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o365AdmAuthor Commented:
Hi Aikimark,

Is Sapien a paid tool. Can I have more information.
We are actually running powershell scripts through web interface. I am not sure if exe's can be executed through web interface.
aikimarkCommented:
Yes.  Sapien produces commercial products from http://sapien.com
Nadav SolomonCommented:
if you want a free utility try ps2exe

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o365AdmAuthor Commented:
Thank you All.
Nadav SolomonCommented:
Glad I could help, thanks for the feedback.
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