Powershell Search with slash

The script below was created to search thru file to find occurrences. I need  
to find Instances of the search string below since I am looking for connection string in SSIS.

My issue is that the search string does not work because it has a "\" in the string. I need the search to work with the slash in my search string.





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$RootString = "C:\Temp\"
$SearchString = "TBRPTPRODVS\TBRPTPROD"
                                         
$FileName = Get-ChildItem $RootString  -recurse | Select-String -pattern $SearchString | group path | select name

$FileName | Out-GridView

$FileName | Out-file -width 300 -filepath "C:\Users\ltorres\Desktop\pshellOutPut_SP3.txt"

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becraigCommented:
why not just escape it:
$SearchString = "TBRPTPRODVS\\TBRPTPROD"
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QlemoBatchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Or use -SimpleMatch with select-string to switch off RegEx evaluation.
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becraigCommented:
e.g.

$FileName = Get-ChildItem $RootString  -recurse | Select-String -pattern $SearchString –simplematch | group path | select name
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Hi ltorres321;

In Windows PowerShell an expression with a \ is interpreted as the start of a regular expression. So that PowerShell does not interpret thee \ character to be a regular expression escape it as @becraig has suggested by doubling up on the character as so \\.

The PowerShell the escape character is the grave-accent(`) . For example the following `n = new line, `r = carriage return, `t = horizontal tab and so on.
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Leo TorresSQL DeveloperAuthor Commented:
I didn't know I could use \\.. But learning simple match will be nice.. can you show a quick sample
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