How to exclude specific file names using Get-ChildItem in PowerShell?

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To exclude specific file(s) from being displayed in the output of Get- ChildItem, you need to specify the file name(s).

Command

Get-ChildItem D:\Temp\ -Recurse -Exclude style.css, LGPO.exe

Output

Directory: D:\Temp\LGPO
Mode                LastWriteTime         Length Name
----                -------------         ------ ----
-a----       01-06-2017     02:25         638115 LGPO.pdf
    Directory: D:\Temp
Mode                LastWriteTime         Length Name
----                -------------         ------ ----
-a----       07-05-2018     23:00            301 cars.xml
-a----       29-12-2017     15:16           4526 healthcheck.htm
-a----       29-12-2017     15:16           4526 healthcheck1.htm
-ar---       13-01-2020     18:19              0 Readonlyfile.txt
-a----       08-12-2017     10:24          48362 servicereport.htm
-a----       08-12-2017     10:24          48362 servicereport1.htm
-a----       12-12-2017     23:04           1034 tes.htmoutput.htm
-a----       08-12-2017     11:29           7974 Test.xlsx
-a----       25-10-2017     08:13            104 testcsv.csv

You can also use the wildcard characters to exclude files.

Get-ChildItem D:\Temp\ -Recurse -Exclude LG*

The above command will exclude all the files and folders starting with LG.

raja
Published on 23-Jan-2020 12:22:30
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