Powershell – Backup specific file extensions with Robocopy, then zip with 7zip w/password

Specify a password, then zip files with specific extensions to a folder on your desktop.

New-Item -Force -ItemType directory -Path "$($env:USERPROFILE)\Desktop\Backup-Zips\"
New-Item -Force -ItemType directory -Path "$($env:USERPROFILE)\Backup\"

$dateTime = (get-date -f yyyy-MM-dd-HHmm)

Clear-Host
Write-Host ""

#$password = Read-Host -Prompt ' Enter Password for File [password] '
#        if($password -eq $null){ $password = "password" }
#        if($password -eq ""){ $password = "password" }

#--- NEW METHOD OF GETTING PASSWORD
do {
    $pwd1 = Read-Host "Password" -AsSecureString
    $pwd2 = Read-Host "Re-enter Password" -AsSecureString
    $pwd1_text = [Runtime.InteropServices.Marshal]::PtrToStringAuto([Runtime.InteropServices.Marshal]::SecureStringToBSTR($pwd1))
    $pwd2_text = [Runtime.InteropServices.Marshal]::PtrToStringAuto([Runtime.InteropServices.Marshal]::SecureStringToBSTR($pwd2))
 
    if ($pwd1_text -ceq $pwd2_text) {
        Write-Host "Passwords matched!  Continuing..."
        
        Write-Host ""
        $ok = "Gucci"
    } else {
        Write-Host "Passwords are POOPY!  Try again..."
        Write-Host ""
    }
} until ($ok)



$hint = Read-Host -Prompt ' Enter Hint for Password [BLANK] '
        if($hint -eq $null){ $hint = "NoHint" }
        if($hint -eq ""){ $hint = "NoHint" }


# Robocopy to Backup Folder - Mirror, no retry, no wait, max size 50M, exclude exe,dll,zip,bat
 robocopy $env:USERPROFILE\Desktop $env:USERPROFILE\Backup\Desktop *.doc* *.rtf *.xfd* *.txt *.xl* *.pp* *.csv *.mdb *.pdf *.htm* *.ps* *.pub *.vs* *.zip *.lic /MIR /R:0 /W:0 /MAX:50000000 /xf *.exe *.dll
 robocopy $env:USERPROFILE\Documents $env:USERPROFILE\Backup\Documents *.doc* *.rtf *.xfd* *.txt *.xl* *.pp* *.csv *.mdb *.pdf *.htm* *.ps* *.pub *.vs* *.zip *.lic /MIR /R:0 /W:0 /MAX:50000000 /xf *.exe *.dll
 robocopy $env:USERPROFILE\Downloads $env:USERPROFILE\Backup\Downloads *.doc* *.rtf *.xfd* *.txt *.xl* *.pp* *.csv *.mdb *.pdf *.htm* *.ps* *.pub *.vs* *.zip *.lic /MIR /R:0 /W:0 /MAX:50000000 /xf *.exe *.dll

 # Zip the folder to Desktop
 C:\CyberTransport\Applications\7-Zip\7z.exe a -tzip $env:USERPROFILE\Backup-Zips\Backup-$dateTime-$hint.zip $env:USERPROFILE\Backup "-p$pwd1_text"

Write-Host ""
#Write-Host "Copying files to H Drive..."

# Copy to H Drive
#Copy-Item $env:USERPROFILE\Backup-Zips\Backup-$dateTime-$hint.zip H:\Backup-$dateTime-$hint.changetozip

#--- Open Folders
explorer.exe $env:USERPROFILE\Backup-Zips\

 

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