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Windows 7: Update (copy) file to multiple places in directory structure

12 Jan 2012   #1
andis59

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Update (copy) file to multiple places in directory structure

I have a directory structure
root
1
sida
0002-A.xlp
2
sida
0002-A.xlp

...

Where a file can exist in multiple directories. Now I need to update the file and it would be nice to just be able to copy the changed file to all of the directories that contains the same file (filename). It can be anywhere from 1 to a couple of 100 copies.

Is there a way in Windows 7?
Anyone knows of a tool that does this?

// Anders


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12 Jan 2012   #2
SundRance

Windows 7 Pro 32bit / Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Syncback works really well for me: I have two separate machines with complicated folder structures required for a 3d software I use. I also use Synback for doing same-computer-backups. Should work well for you.

Free backup software: SyncBack Freeware | free data backup software

Best Wishes,
RȘnce
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12 Jan 2012   #3
logicearth

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Use hardlinks....one file with multiple aliases.
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