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Windows 7: select/search multiple files, copy and paste to a new folder

20 Oct 2017   #31
CarlosJRD

windows 10 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Neutron16 View Post
That is an easy task for a batch file, if your list of 1000 files names can be saved in a txt file with every file name on separate line. Something like this:
Code:
Report_23.docx
Presentation45.ppt
Diagram_67.xls
Then save this list to txt file; rename it to list.txt and put in your folder of 5000 files.

Download and extract a script in attachment. Start that script "ZZZZ_script.bat" AS ADMINISTRATOR , in the same folder of 5000 files. It will open your list.txt file(which should be there already) and will start searching for files and making copies to C:\your_files folder, which is predefined in that script.
Neutron16 amazing job!
I was just wondering if it was possible to make the script copy folders with all their content, instead of just individual files?


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29 Nov 2017   #32
Athesz

Windows 10
 
 

Man! You save my life with this.
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07 Jan 2018   #33
Athesz

Windows 10
 
 
I found out whats the problem

Need to copy the folder into the C:/ root directory. I don't know why but the program working only if it's not in a sub folder.
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11 Jan 2018   #34
Abdul89

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Hi everyone, for all those who struggled to get it working. I did too.
Don't make any of the below mistakes as i finally got it to work.
1. Save your file as text file and when you name it - do not name it list.txt because the file is already a txt file and it will add the .txt automatically. So name your file simply 'list'.
2. I placed my folder with my files in C drive.
3. Make sure your file name in the list file have the correct title e.g. even if the file name is 12345, if it is a jpg file, it's name really is 12345.jpg - get this part right!
4. Create a folder and name it your_file and place it in C drive.
5. Finally - Neutron 16 had two attachments, only one worked for me, so try both!
Thanks Neutron16 :)
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