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Windows 7: Some questions Plz reply ;)

24 Feb 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx

QUOTE=brainiacary;586282]Now Third question :

3. "hobocopy" HoboCopy | Get HoboCopy at
I heard it can help to copy in use files that are being locked.
Can it run on Windows 7? If yes how to use it plz explain.
If hobocopy cannot be used on win 7 arent there any GUI alternatives to it ?

PS I've heard it can copy even files from c:\...\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES\LOW\flaxxxx.tmp[/QUOTE]

HoboCopy can be used in Windows 7.
You will have to run it from the command line.

Click Start, type CMD and press Enter
A command window will open.
Navigate to the HoboCopy folder.
The command line syntax is,

1. If you are copying an entire folder
hobocopy <Source Folder> <Target Folder>
2. If you are copying a single file
    hobocopy <Source Folder> <Target Folder> <Filename>
You can use these arguments, if required,
/full - Copy all files
/skipdenied - Ignore any access denied messages because of permission errors.
/r - Copy recursively (Include Subdirectories)
/y - Don’t prompt, just copy everything
hobocopy /full /skipdenied /r /y C:\FromFolder D:\ToFolder
hobocopy /full /skipdenied /r /y C:\FromFolder D:\ToFolder FileIWantToCopy.txt
If you are not comfortable with the command line then,
You can try out Runtime Software Shadow Copy. Its free.

Product Highlights
* Copy all your files, even if they are locked
* Run from command prompt
* Copies locked and open files
* Uses Microsoft's Volume Shadow Services

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24 Feb 2010   #12

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Not heard of this before, so I've checked the link you provided. As yet, there are no downloads available, so it is not possible to evaluate it.
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24 Feb 2010   #13

windows 7

Thanks gladson1976
Dwarf Heres the link to Hobocopy
Browse Wangdera Tools and Utilities Files on
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25 Feb 2010   #14

windows 7

Shadow copy rocks,it takes a little time to copy locked files but works.All i have to do is run it as administrator
Now I can copy flv videos from internet explorer which i have watched
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18 Mar 2011   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate 64BIT

Hi Guys
I have the same problem as brainiacary have and the bootsqm.dat appear on the root directory
I notice that gladson1976 asked brainiacary if he miss any data in the drive (missing files, folders) ?
Unfortunately this happend to me i have only one folder in my root directory and under that folder all my HD movies.
The only file on the root directory is bootsqm.dat and it looks like the disk is empty but he is not.
I check it under properties.
The disk still contain all the data and i don't know how to bring it back to be visible.
Pleas HELP ME !!!
Thanks in advanced
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18 Mar 2011   #16
Joan Archer

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 10 64bit

Welcome to the forum GreenScorpion, you would be better off starting your own thread with your problem. This thread is an old one so your problem would probably get missed by the people who could help you.
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