Would you like to learn how to search inside files content using Powershell? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to use Powershell to search for strings inside files on Windows.

• Windows 2012 R2
• Windows 2016
• Windows 2019
• Windows 10
• Windows 11

This is a GREP similar solution using Powershell.

This is a Powershell solution similar to the GREP command on Linux.

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Tutorial Powershell - Search in the file content

Start a Powershell command-line.

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Search for a word inside a file.

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Search for files with a string inside a directory.

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Here is the command output.

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Search for a string in subdirectories.

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Optionally, perform a case-sensitive search.

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Search inside files using REGEX.

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Here is the command output.

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Congratulations! You are able to search the content of files using Powershell.