Problem with PowerShell SQL update character

I have a PowerShell script that is running an Update query to a list of servers, but somehow a character keeps disappearing when the command executes.

I'm trying to update the record to 'EHASH\VIeuCdf~euko`ep`MRMpJ@'
But instead it updates to 'EHASH\VIeuCdf~eukoepMRMpJ@'

Somehow the ` character is dropped, does anyone know why?
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JenH2Asked:
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JenH2Author Commented:
Ok, so I see that ` is a special escape character, so now the quest is how do I get that character to be used as part of a text string?
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JenH2Author Commented:
Nevermind, figured it out.
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dicconbCommented:
Can you post how you did it, in case someone else wants to know?

Cheers,

D
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JenH2Author Commented:
Originally my update was like this:

UPDATE table SET column = 'EHASH\VIeuCdf~euko`ep`MRMpJ@' WHERE something = something

To get it to work I did this:

$newdata = 'EHASH\VIeuCdf~euko`ep`MRMpJ@'   <--you need the single quote around the string so it won't treat ` as an escape.
UPDATE table SET column = '$newdata' WHERE something = something
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dicconbCommented:
Thanks! D
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