# How to get Powershell to compare MD5 hashes of folders

Hi
I am trying to get MD5 hashes of folders with sensitive information . I have found the link below. However when l run a test to compary the folders. I do not get any response from Powershell. I have upgraded the version of Powershell to version 3 and  I have imported the PSCX modules to enable it to work. I would appreciate any assistance.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2012/05/31/use-powershell-to-compute-md5-hashes-and-find-changed-files.aspx
Microsoft Server OSServer SoftwareMicrosoft Legacy OS

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Phil Mapfumo

8/22/2022 - Mon
iftech

you wont get much help without showing the code you are trying to use.
Phil Mapfumo

Sorry here is the code l am trying to use. I have tried to run it with on 2 test folders  with similar data but l don't get a  response, Powershell does not give out any errors or return any information

PS C:\> Compare-Object -ReferenceObject (dir c:\ref -Recurse | Where-Object {!$_.psis container } | get-hash) -differenceObject (dir c:\changed -Recurse | Where-Object {!$

_.psiscontainer } | get-hash)
iftech

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Phil Mapfumo