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Text file compare in powershell

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I have two text files..  i need to compare that text files with powershell. Please help me.

File 1  having below contents

01hw1
01hw2
01hw3
01hw4

File 2 having below contents

01hw1
01hw3
01hw5
01hw6


and i need  output like

Added entries :

01hw5
01hw6

Deleted entires:

01hw2
01hw4
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cls
$files1 = gc c:\temp\test\1.txt
$files2 = gc c:\temp\test\2.txt
$groups = Compare-Object $files1 $files2 | Group-Object -Property SideIndicator
Write-Output "Added Entries"
$groups[0].Group | %{Write-Output $_.inputobject}
Write-Output "" 
Write-Output "Deleted Entries"
$groups[1].Group | %{Write-Output $_.inputobject}

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Thanks alot.. it works..
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