Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
User Guide for Windows Instances

Installing the Latest Version of EC2Launch

Use the following procedure to download and install the latest version of EC2Launch on your instances.

To download and install the latest version of EC2Launch

  1. If you have already installed and configured EC2Launch on an instance, make a backup of the EC2Launch configuration file. The installation process does not preserve changes in this file. By default, the file is located in the C:\ProgramData\Amazon\EC2-Windows\Launch\Config directory.

  2. Download EC2-Windows-Launch.zip to a directory on the instance.

  3. Download install.ps1 to the same directory where you downloaded EC2-Windows-Launch.zip.

  4. Run install.ps1

  5. If you made a backup of the EC2Launch configuration file, copy it to the C:\ProgramData\Amazon\EC2-Windows\Launch\Config directory.