script to overwrite a file


We have a client which has this application. The vendor of the app advised us to change a particular xml file in all computers. I was thinking of using a software deployment to run a powershell script to overwrite the existing filename




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If I got you right you wouldn’t even need a script to accomplish your task. Any software deployment solution should be able to deliver an XML file overwriting an existing one without the need for a script. :wink:

Good luck.

Edit: script to overwrite a file

Ditto to what Olaf said, but it’s a built-in thing for PowerShell for file and folder creation.

New-Item -Path 'd:\temp' -Name 'somefilename' -ItemType File -Force




Hi Jeff,

This seems to be more of a statement than question…

Are you needing assistance with this?