Gets the value for one or more properties of a specified item.
Get-ItemPropertyValue [[-Path] [<String[]>]] [-Name*] <String[]> [-Credential [<PSCredential>]] [-Exclude[<String[]>]] [-Filter [<String>]] [-Include [<String[]>]] [-UseTransaction [<SwitchParameter>]][<CommonParameters>]
Get-ItemPropertyValue [-Name*] <String[]> [-Credential [<PSCredential>]] [-Exclude [<String[]>]] [-Filter[<String>]] [-Include [<String[]>]] -LiteralPath* <String[]> [-UseTransaction [<SwitchParameter>]][<CommonParameters>]

The Get-ItemPropertyValue gets the current value for a property that you specify when you use the Name parameter, located in a path that you specify with either the Path or LiteralPath parameters.

-Credential [<PSCredential>]

Specifies a user account that has permission to perform this action. The default is the current user. Type a user name, such as User01 or Domain01User01, or enter a PSCredential object, such as one generated by the Get-Credential cmdlet. If you type a user name, you are prompted for a password. This parameter is not supported by any providers that are installed with Windows PowerShell.

-Exclude [<String[]>]

Specifies, as a string array, an item or items that this cmdlet excludes from the operation.

-Filter [<String>]

Specifies a filter in the provider’s format or language. The value of this parameter qualifies the Path parameter. The syntax of the filter, including the use of wildcard characters, depends on the provider. Filters are more efficient than other parameters, because the provider applies them when the cmdlet gets the objects rather than having Windows PowerShell filter the objects after they are retrieved.

-Include [<String[]>]

Specifies, as a string array, an item or items that this cmdlet includes in the operation.

-LiteralPath <String[]>

Specifies a path to the item property. In contrast to the Path parameter, the value of LiteralPath is used exactly as it is typed. No characters are interpreted as wildcards. If the path includes escape characters, enclose it in single quotation marks.

-Name <String[]>

  • This value is required

Specifies the name of the property or properties to retrieve.

-Path [<String[]>]

Specifies the path to the item or items.

-UseTransaction [<SwitchParameter>]

  • Default value is false

Includes the command in the active transaction. This parameter is valid only when a transaction is in progress.


This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,OutBuffer, PipelineVariable, and OutVariable.



You can pipe a string that contains a path to this cmdlet.


System.Boolean, System.String, System.DateTime

This cmdlet returns an object for each item property value that it gets. The object type depends on the property value that is retrieved. For example, in a file system drive, the cmdlet might return a file or folder.

  1. Get the value of the ProductID property:
    PS C:> Get-ItemPropertyValue HKLM:SOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersion -Name ProductID

    This command gets the value of the ProductID property of the SOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersion object in the Windows Registry provider.

  2. Get the last write time of a file or folder:
    PS C:> Get-ItemPropertyValue -Path C:UsersTestDocumentsModuleToAssembly -Name LastWriteTime
    Wednesday, September 3, 2014 2:53:22 PM

    This command gets the value of the LastWriteTime property, or the last time a file or folder was changed, from the C:UsersTestDocumentsModuleToAssembly folder, working in the FileSystem provider.

  3. Get multiple property values of a file or folder:
    PS C:> Get-ItemPropertyValue -Path C:UsersTestDocumentsModuleToAssembly -Name LastWriteTime,CreationTime,Root
       Wednesday, September 3, 2014 2:53:22 PM
       Wednesday, September 3, 2014 2:53:10 PM
       Name              : C: 
       Parent            : 
       Exists            : True
       Root              : C: 
       FullName          : C: 
       Extension         : 
       CreationTime      : 9/1/2014 4:59:45 AM
       CreationTimeUtc   : 9/1/2014 11:59:45 AM
       LastAccessTime    : 9/27/2014 5:22:02 PM
       LastAccessTimeUtc : 9/28/2014 12:22:02 AM
       LastWriteTime     : 9/27/2014 5:22:02 PM
       LastWriteTimeUtc  : 9/28/2014 12:22:02 AM
       Attributes        : Hidden, System, Directory
       BaseName          : C: 
       Target            : 
       LinkType          : 
       Mode              : d--hs-

    This command gets the values of the LastWriteTime, CreationTime, and Root properties of a folder. The property values are returned in the order in which you specified the property names.

Additional Notes
 This cmdlet is designed to work with the data exposed by any provider. To list the providers available in your 
 session, run the Get-PSProvider cmdlet. For more information, see about_Providers.
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