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Windows 7: ROBOCOPY - Create Backup Script

14 Oct 2016   #290
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Pyprohly View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
I looks like you are trying to backup an entire drive. Robocopy backs up folders. After Z:/ you need a folder name which will be backed up.
I’d like to know the basis of your claim because there’s certainly nothing wrong with robocopy z:\ u:\backup.
The basis of my claim is I've tried it and never been able to make it work.


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15 Oct 2016   #291
Pyprohly

Windows 10, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 7 Professional, OS X El Capitan
 
 

Well try again because I guarantee it does work.


See if this works for you.
Code:
rem Copy root files to “CDriveFiles” on desktop
robocopy C:\ "%UserProfile%\Desktop\CDriveFiles" /w:0 /r:0 /a-:sh
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22 Oct 2016   #292
reddwarf4ever

10 Home upgradd from 7
 
 
Batch file example please

It looks like robocopy is the way to go..

I need a batch file, which copies a folder MM from the root 'C' drive to a USB pen ' Z' but appended with a time date...also prefer it not to,open a window but if possible give a confirmation message...

Thanks
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