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Windows 7: automatically move files

03 Nov 2009   #1

xp, w7
automatically move files

hi all!
i was just wondering if there is a native Windows 7 method that can move files to different folders depending on the file names. ie: i would like to save all my files to just one location and then Windows 7 takes over and distributes the files to their respective folders. photo-test.jpg, text-test.doc, calc-test.xls -> PHOTO, TEXTS, CALCS

any ideas?

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03 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

You already asked this question:

automatically delete/move files to folders

Please don't double post. Just add to your original thread.
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03 Nov 2009   #3

xp, w7

its different this time. the original question was related to regular back up strategies. this time i would like to know if there is a method that works on the folders instantly
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03 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

It's still the same basic question.

is there something like a handy method to automatically move files depending on their extension to custom folders?
Backup strategy or not, the same solution would work for everything.
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03 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2

You may want to do a search for a gadget called magic folder that had the functionality you are looking for.

Not sure if it's on the Microsoft gadget site or even if it's fully compatible with windows 7 yet but could be a starting point


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