How to install a GSX Robot Manager on Microsoft Windows 7


  • PowerShell 4.0+

  • .Net Framework 4.7.1 minimum

  • PowerShell x86 and x64

Applies to GSX Gizmo Boston | Robot Manager | Windows 7

This article describes the steps required to deploy a GSX Robot Manager on Windows 7.

We will download a Microsoft PowerShell tool to leverage the most modern APIs to generate a self-signed certificate, then proceed to the GSX Robot Manager installation.


  • You might face the following issue if you do not use the Windows Management Framework v5.1.
    You can download it here.


Failed to create the certificate with the following error: The term ‘New-SelfSignedCertificate' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet.” error.

  • Open PowerShell as Administrator.

  • CD to the folder when the generator has been unzipped.

  • Enter the following PowerShell commands:

. .\New-SelfSignedCertificateEx.ps1
New-SelfsignedCertificateEx -Subject "CN=Localhost" -EKU "Server Authentication" -KeySpec "Signature" -KeyUsage "DigitalSignature" -FriendlyName "GSX Robot Manager" -NotAfter $([datetime]::now.AddYears(5)) -StoreLocation "LocalMachine"
  • Install the GSX Robot Manager.