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I want to zip sql bakup files and move from one directory to to another directory within a system using powershell 1.0 can you help me since am a beginner

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Over at CodePlex you can get their PowerShell extensions to use their write-zip extension.

$source = "directory you're zipping from"
$destination = "directory you want to zip to"
Write-zip -LiteralPath $source -OutputPath $destination

If you want to remove the .bkp files after you've zip them, you can use Remove-Item. Try using Get-Help in PowerShel if you run into issues.

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