PowerShell Command.

Hi Guys,

I have a script that I'm trying to run. See below.

$BaseDir = 'E:\Test\'

$Users = gci -path $baseDir #| where ($_.Name -match "Jane.Mcintosh")

Get-ChildItem -path $BaseDir\$Users\desktop -Recurse -Hidden  #| Where-Object {($_.PSIsContainer ) -AND ($_.Name -EQ '$Recycle.Bin')}

Now the issue is that when i run  the above it does not find each folder individually it as if it finding all folders as one .

See below error

Get-ChildItem : Cannot find path 'E:\Test\gf.test1 gf.test4\' because it does not exist.

Its should list each folder individually.
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Yes, for $Users you are saving a collection of filesystem objects (assuming there's more than one subfolder and/or file).  You would then have to loop through the array if you want to process each item in that array.
$Users = gci -path $baseDir
$Users | ForEach { Get-ChildItem -path "$BaseDir\$($_.name)\desktop" -Recurse -Hidden }

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For $Users, if you know you're only interested in one property (like the name), use Select-Object to narrow it down, as it can make using the contents easier later on.
$Users = gci -path $baseDir | Select -expandProperty name
$Users | ForEach { Get-ChildItem -path "$BaseDir\$_\desktop" -Recurse -Hidden }

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You could combine it all into one pipeline.
Get-ChildItem -path $baseDir | ForEach { Get-ChildItem -path "$($_.fullname)\desktop" -Recurse -Hidden }

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gfsupportAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your help, i now see where i went wrong.
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