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Windows 7: move/copy file option priority

28 Jul 2014   #1

WIN 7 pro 32BIT
move/copy file option priority

When I select several files from one folder to move to a different folder will the most currently dated file automatically remain in the "moving" to file if the a file I am moving is older than the existing file? Or do I have to audit the move and select "skip" everytime there is a file conflict?

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29 Jul 2014   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro x64


I think you will have to tell Windows to either Copy and Replace, Don't Copy or Copy, but keep both files.

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I believe you would need to use command line or 3rd party software if you always wanted the 'newest' file to copy without a prompt.


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29 Jul 2014   #3

WIN 7 pro 32BIT

Bummer...guess I will move and keep both then go in and delete the older file...what a waste of time.
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