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Windows 7: improve copying large batches of files

23 Jul 2013   #1

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 
improve copying large batches of files

When copying large batches of files, say 18,000 files, Windows stops copying after 5 files and has a problem with one file. It waits for user input to skip the file before it goes on. So you can't leave the batch copy running unattended. It would make more sense to copy all the good files and then list the problems at the end.

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23 Jul 2013   #2

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Windows 7 enterprise 64 bit, Windows 7 Pro 64 bit ,Windows 8 64bit
 
 

I can see where you are coming from but I think you need to look into a little built in feature called robocopy

Robocopy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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23 Jul 2013   #3

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Another way to get information on Robocopy would be.
Start Orb and select Help and Support. Type in Robocopy. Lots of information.
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