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Windows 7: How do you turn off copy without properties prompt?

12 Jan 2014   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
How do you turn off copy without properties prompt?

I have to back up to an LTFS volume, this involves copying a selection of folders each with a large number of different files inside.

This process can take 5-9 hours depending on certain factors, so overnight and weekend backups are a must. However, unfortunately a couple of hours, or a few minutes, or even half an hour in; the copy is paused and a prompt comes up asking if I'm sure I want to copy directories without all their properties. A similar prompt comes up soon after, between a few minutes to an hour, asking the same thing about certain files.

I always want to copy these items without their properties and don't need to be prompted. I tried to overcome the problem via remote administration but the damned second prompt came up and undid all my good work. Is there anyway I can have windows simply always copy folders without all their properties and not ask me about it?

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12 Jan 2014   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

Couple thoughts come to mind.

Use xcopy from a Elevated Command prompt: xcopy source target /s/h/r/i/k/e/y
Install TeraCopy and use it.
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13 Jan 2014   #3

Windows 10 Pro X64

You should also look at Robocopy which is also part of Windows. Open a command prompt and enter robocopy /? for usage info.
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