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Windows 7: backing up new files with old modified dates

28 Apr 2011   #1
niche

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backing up new files with old modified dates

Which batch command and switch should I use to backup a new file with a old (sometimes very old) Date Modified date in a way that avoids backing up files unnecessarily? I've been using xcopy with the /D switch in my backup.bat and just noticed it's missing my new files that have the old dates.


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28 Apr 2011   #2
TCG

 
 

Take a look into Robocopy, I think you'll find it much more robust than xcopy to do what you are trying.
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28 Apr 2011   #3
niche

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

That's what I needed. Thanks!
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