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PowerShell Script to move files

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Hi,

I'm trying to move folders (from a list) from one folder to another. I found this powershell script on technet:

$listPath = [Populate with the path to your CSV file]
$homepath = "C:\homefolder"
$archive = "C:\temp"
$list = import-csv $listPath
foreach($user in $list)
{
    $path = Join-Path $homepath -childpath $user.username
    move-item $path $archive
}

But on testing, eg

$homepath = K:\Test
$archive = K:\Archive


The whole "Test" folder gets moved into the Archive folder. I just want the user's folder and contents within \Test to move into \Archive.

Any ideas?

Thanks.
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