Latest Windows Install instructions do not work - gives Powershell errror

Install instructions through this following error, on Windows 2021 r2. What can I do?

C:\Users\Administrator>powershell -Command “& $([scriptblock]::Create((New-Objec
t Net.WebClient).DownloadString(‘
.ps1’))) -activate-default ActiveState/Perl-5.32”

Exception calling “DownloadString” with “1” argument(s): “The underlying
connection was closed: An unexpected error occurred on a send.”
At line:1 char:5

  • & $([scriptblock]::Create((New-Object Net.WebClient).DownloadString(’ …
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    • CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:slight_smile: , MethodInvocationException
    • FullyQualifiedErrorId : WebException

The expression after ‘&’ in a pipeline element produced an object that was not
valid. It must result in a command name, a script block, or a CommandInfo
At line:1 char:3

  • & $([scriptblock]::Create((New-Object Net.WebClient).DownloadString(’ …
  • + CategoryInfo          : InvalidOperation: (:) [], RuntimeException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : BadExpression

Has anyone else had this problem?

Hi beladinsec,

I assume this was Windows Server 2012 r2. I have passed it along to the team to see if there are any compatibility issues with this version.



Your server is using an old version of Powershell and TLS support is not enabled by default.

You can enable it with an additional command.

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