Move-ItemProperty

Move a property from one location to another.

Syntax
      Move-ItemProperty { [-path] string[] | [-literalPath] string[] }
         [[-destination] string] [-name] string[]
            [-include string[]] [-exclude string[]]
               [-filter string] [-force] [-passThru] [-whatIf] [-confirm]
                  [-credential PSCredential] [-UseTransaction][CommonParameters]

Key
   -path string
       The path(s) to the items. Wildcards are permitted.
       Use a dot (.) to specify the current location. 
       Use the wildcard (*) to specify all items in the current location.

   -literalPath string
       Like Path above, only the value is used exactly as typed.
       No characters are interpreted as wildcards. If the path includes any
       escape characters then enclose the path in single quotation marks.

   -destination string
       The path to the location where the items are to be moved.
       (default = current directory)
       Wildcards are permitted, but the result must specify a single location.
       To rename the item being moved, specify a new name in the value of Destination.

   -name string
       The name of the property to be moved.

   -include string
       Include only the specified items from the Path. e.g. "May*"
       this only works when the path includes a wildcard character.
        
   -exclude string
       Omit the specified items from the Path e.g. "*SS64*"
       this only works when the path includes a wildcard character.
        
   -filter string
       A filter in the provider's format or language. 
       The exact syntax of the filter (wildcard support etc) depends on the provider.
       Filters are more efficient than -include/-exclude, because the provider
       applies the filter when retrieving the objects, rather than having 
       PowerShell filter the objects after they are retrieved.
	   
   -force
       Override restrictions that prevent the command from succeeding, apart
       from security settings. e.g. Force will create file path directories 
       or override a files read-only attribute, but will not change file permissions.
	   
   -passThru
       Pass the object created by this cmdlet through the pipeline.

   -whatIf
       Describe what would happen if you executed the command without actually
       executing the command.
        
   -confirm
       Prompt for confirmation before executing the command.

   -credential PSCredential
       Use a credential to validate access to the file. Credential represents
       a user-name, such as "User01" or "Domain64\User64", or a PSCredential
       object, such as the one retrieved by using the Get-Credential cmdlet.
       If you type a user name, you will be prompted for a password.
       This parameter is not supported by any PowerShell core cmdlets or providers.
 
   -UseTransaction
       Include the command in the active transaction.

   CommonParameters:
       -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -WarningAction, -WarningVariable,
       -OutBuffer -OutVariable.

Standard Aliases for New-ItemProperty: mp

Examples

Move the "install_date" registry value, and its data to a different registry subkey location:

PS C:\> move-itemproperty HKLM:\Software\SS64\Demo1 `
-Name install_date -Destination HKLM:\Software\SS64\Demo2


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Related:

Clear-ItemProperty - Delete the value of a property
Copy-ItemProperty - Copy a property along with its value
Get-ItemProperty - Retrieve the properties of an object
Move-Item - Move an item from one location to another
New-ItemProperty - Set a new property of an item at a location
Remove-ItemProperty - Delete the property and its value from an item
Rename-ItemProperty - Rename a property of an item
Set-ItemProperty - Set the value of a property
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