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Windows 7: Created folder only showing up in DOS environment

29 Sep 2011   #1

WIN7 64-bit
Created folder only showing up in DOS environment

To Whom it May Concern,
I am attempting to write a batch file and I have run into several issues with the WIN7 command interpreter. But this one has me completely baffled. In testing my batch file, I typed the command at the cmd line. This is my command:

Start /wait /b Robocopy "%USERPROFILE%\My Documents" C:\% COMPUTERNAME% /S /E /M /COPYALL /ZB

When I run this command from the prompt it appears that it worked. But the created folder does not appear in the WIN7 explorer environment. If I try to manually create this folder again, it tells me the folder already exists. If I do a dir of the root of C:\, it shows the folder.... but ony in the DOS environment. Yes, I have changed the folder/file views and allowed system and hidden files to be shown. I have searched the other forums and I have seen nothing posted regarding this type of problem. Any suggestions of fixes would be appreciated.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Change "My Documents" to "Documents"
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 10 Pro X64

Unless this is a typo, also remove the space between % and COMPUTERNAME%

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