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Different Methods to Create a Directory with PowerShell

In Every day, sysadmins have to perform various standard operations on the numerous files and folders on their Windows servers like creating directory and copy files from one location to another, finding duplicated files etc., Here we will discuss how create a directory with the help of Powershell. For this, please open PowerShell console with administrative privileges.

Method 1: Using a file system object

$filesystemOBJ = new-object -ComObject scripting.filesystemobject
$filesystemOBJ.CreateFolder(“C:\dotnet-helpers\TestFolder1”)

Method 2: Using the new-item command

The New-Item cmdlet creates a new item and sets its value. The types of items that can be created depend on the location of the item.

new-item C:\dotnet-helpers\TestFolder2 -itemtype directory

Method 3: Using system.io.directory object

[system.io.directory]::CreateDirectory(“C:\dotnet-helpers\TestFolder3”)

Method 4: Use the md command

md C:\dotnet-helpers\TestFolder4

Output:

 

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