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In PowerShell, How I can create a new folder with the current date and time as a name in a specific path

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I need to create folder in PowerShell with date name like "Backup CurrentDate CurrentTime" (Backup 2020-11-08-11-30-pm) in the C:\ Drive or specific location.


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How to Create a folder in PowerShell?

To create a folder in a specific path in PowerShell, you should use the below cmdlet:

$path = "c:\backup"
New-Item -ItemType Directory -Path $path
start $path

How to create a folder with date as a name in PowerShell?

To create a folder in a specific path with the current date and time as a name in PowerShell, you should use the below cmdlet:

$path = "c:\backup $((Get-Date).ToString('yyyy-MM-dd hh-mm-ss-tt'))"
New-Item -ItemType Directory -Path $path
start $path

Output

PowerShell create a folder with date as a name


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