Deploy WinRaR via Microsoft Intune

When it comes to installing software, it can be a tedious task. When you are trying to install software on a large number of machines and don’t want the users to know that they are being managed by an IT team, the task becomes even more complicated.

Intune is Microsoft’s answer to this problem. It’s a mobile device management service that allows IT administrators to install software on devices and configure settings remotely. Intune also has an option for silent installation which can be used with WINRAR and other software packages.

Install WinRAR using Intune

1- Download 64bit WinRAR

2- Create Intune Package, You can follow the method from step 5 to step 6

3- You can download all the files of scripts from here.

Install Winrar

Intune Detection rule for WinRAR

Winrar Detection Rule

Custom Script for Detection Rule of WinRAR silent installation

$WinRARPath = “C:\Program Files\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe”

if (Test-Path $WinRARPath) {
Write-Output “WinRAR detected”
exit 0 # Indicates successful detection
} else {
Write-Output “WinRAR not detected”
exit 1 # Indicates failure to detect WinRAR
}

You can find the following scripts in PS1 files.

Install WinRAR silently.

& “.\winrar.exe” /S

Uninstall WinRAR silently

& “C:\Program Files\WinRAR\uninstall.exe” /S

By following these steps, WinRAR can be seamlessly installed across your network of devices using Intune, ensuring efficient software deployment with minimal user disruption.

1 Comment
  1. ZJ says

    Thank you so much for sharing this post, just if I need to spontaneously make my rar.key install together, would you pleae also share how to?

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