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Sheet1 Page 1 TOPIC about_Path_Syntax SHORT DESCRIPTION Describes the full and relative path name formats in Windows PowerShell. LONG DESCRIPTION All items in a data store accessible through a Windows PowerShell provider can be uniquely identified by their path names. A path name is a combination of the item name, the container and subcontainers in which the item is located, and the Windows PowerShell drive through which the containers are accessed. In Windows PowerShell, path names are divided into one of two types: fully qualified and relative. A fully qualified path name consists of all elements that make up a path. The following syntax shows the elements in a fully qualified path name: [<provider>::]<drive>:[\<container>[\<subcontainer>. ..]]\<item> The <provider> placeholder refers to the Windows PowerShell provider through which you access the data store. For example, the FileSystem provider allows you to access the files and directories on your computer. This element of the syntax is optional and is never needed because the drive names are unique across all providers. The <drive> placeholder refers to the Windows PowerShell drive that is
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2010 for the course BUS fin taught by Professor Fez during the Spring '10 term at Valparaiso.

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