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Windows 7: Searching for multiple files

14 May 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Searching for multiple files

Hi just wondering, if I have a single folder 'A' (which contains thousands of small files) , and I want to search if a folder 'B' (which contains many folders and files inside), has any of these files, so I can copy them from folder A and overwrite in any of the folders thats in B that has the same files, is there a way of doing this?

I dont want to have to manually type the name of each file in A, and search for them in all the folders thats in B, because this could take me weeks to do.

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14 May 2010   #2
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Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

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14 May 2010   #3

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

You could also do this from a Command Prompt using the XCOPY command.

xcopy foldera\*.* folderb\ /u

/U Copies only files that already exist in destination.
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