PowerShell for Windows Admins

Sep 12 2010   5:52AM GMT

Deleting files older than a certain date

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

A question on the ITKE forums asked how files older than a certain date (in this case two months) could be deleted without touching younger files.

$date = (Get-Date).AddMonths(-2)
Get-ChildItem -Path c:\scripts | where {!$_.PSIsContainer} |
foreach {if ($_.LastWriteTime -lt $date){Remove-Item $_ -whatif}}

Simply remove the –whatif parameter for the delete to actually happen

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