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How to get boolean result of md5sum from two files in powershell

Last Modified: 2016-10-06
I had this question after viewing md5sum check using powershell v 1.0.

Hi Experts,
this is an extension to my above question.

could you pls help how to loop thru a directory and get md5sum on each file and find the same file on another directory and run the md5sum and return true or false

Say directory1 has 3 files and directory2 has 10 files.
Loop through each file in directory1 get md5 and find same file in directory2 and get md5 too
Get a summary of each file to a output file

file1 = success
file2 = success
file3 = failure (md5 value did not match)
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