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Windows 7: Robocopy Backup - ERROR 5 (0x00000005)

19 Aug 2013   #11
ridgedale

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Hi Golden,

Thanks for your feedback again.

I would have thought it more logical if it was the My Documents / Documents issue that all copied files would result in errors, but the vast majority of the files backup fine.

It looks like this will remain unresolved and I'll have to write an alternative backup script method.

Thanks again for your patience. :)


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22 Aug 2013   #12
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

No worries. Sorry we couldn't solve it. Let us know if you crack it one day.
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19 Jun 2014   #13
finlas

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yeah yeah I know its a while since last post but I have same problem with robocopy on windows 7

I fixed it using Xcopy:

xcopy /s/e/i/d/r/k/y/z *.* <dest>

Using robocopy evenwith /zb and /copy: DT failed, but the above xcopy picks up on those files that robocopy fails and copies those over...

Using xcopy for backups
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