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SQLCMD - Missing expression after unary operator...

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Noob to using SQLCMD and getting this when running script from Powershell. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!!

PS C:\> SQLCMD -S CONTOSOWXP01\SQLEXPRESS CREATE LOGIN [NewUser] WITH PASSWORD = 'password', DEFAULT_DATABASE=[Mydatabase], CHECK_EXPIRATION=OFF, CHECK_POLICY=OFF
Sqlcmd: 'CREATE LOGIN [NewUser] WITH PASSWORD = password DEFAULT_DATABASE=[Mydatabase] CHECK_EXPIRATION=OFF CHECK_POLIC
=OFF': Unexpected argument. Enter '-?' for help.
PS C:\> -?
Missing expression after unary operator '-'.
At line:1 char:2
+ - <<<< ?
PS C:\>
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Try this:
SQLCMD -S CONTOSOWXP01\SQLEXPRESS -Q "CREATE LOGIN [NewUser] WITH PASSWORD = 'password', DEFAULT_DATABASE=[Mydatabase], CHECK_EXPIRATION=OFF, CHECK_POLICY=OFF"
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