How to advance search in Windows using PS

Posted on 2016-09-24
Last Modified: 2016-09-24
What Is the command to search multiple files, hidden and subfolders using Windows PowerShell command prompt?
(this is for Windows 8 and Windows  10)
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Get-ChildItem c:\ -force -recurse

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Can't seem to get to display multiple folders.

For example, in command prompt if we type:

dir *.rar *.txt

It display either all that have RAR or TXT extensions; both or one or non.

Yet in PS,

Get-ChildItem  *.rar *.txt -recurse -force

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Get-ChildItem -Include "*.rar","*.txt"  -Recurse -force

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