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New-Item - Powershell 3.0 CmdLet

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New-Item

Short description
Creates a new item.

Syntax
New-Item [-Path] <String[]> [-Credential <PSCredential>] [-Force] [-ItemType <String>] [-Value <Object>] [-Confirm] [-W
hatIf] [-UseTransaction [<SwitchParameter>]] [<CommonParameters>]
New-Item [[-Path] <String[]>] [-Credential <PSCredential>] [-Force] [-ItemType <String>] [-Value <Object>] -Name <Strin
g> [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [-UseTransaction [<SwitchParameter>]] [<CommonParameters>]





Description
The New-Item cmdlet creates a new item and sets its value. The types of items that can be created depend upon the locat
ion of the item. For example, in the file system, New-Item is used to create files and folders. In the registry, New-It
em creates registry keys and entries.


New-Item can also set the value of the items that it creates. For example, when creating a new file, New-Item can add i
nitial content to the file.