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Windows 7: copying without prompts??

12 Mar 2010   #1
todd8667

Windows 7
 
 
copying without prompts??

Hi, I am wondering if there is a way to copy folders & files without getting the "Confirm Folder Replace" and the "Copy And Replace" prompts. I am wanting to copy & overwrite files when an older one exists, and do this without receiving prompts. Is this possible?


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12 Mar 2010   #2
brady

 

command prompt
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12 Mar 2010   #3
todd8667

Windows 7
 
 

Do you mean going into the DOS type format and doing it that way? I was wondering if there was a way the achieve this by somehow changing preferences or options.
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12 Mar 2010   #4
FZ21Z

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I don't think you can no. I've seen it asked before, but have never seen an answer given to be able do it.
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12 Mar 2010   #5
brady

 

not that i know of...
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12 Mar 2010   #6
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

I don't know if you can disable the prompt in Explorer, but there are file manager apps that can copy selected files with a button push and you can set the option to prompt or just overwrite without asking. For example, FreeCommander has F5 for copy and F6 for move, the default is to prompt before overwriting, but you can change it in the options. You can even set it to use somne 3rd party copy apps such as TeraCopy instead of Windows shell.

The main drawback with FreeCommander is it doesn't come in a native 64 bit implementation. Even so I get use out of it on Vista64 and it works fine on W7 32 bit.
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12 Mar 2010   #7
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by todd8667 View Post
Hi, I am wondering if there is a way to copy folders & files without getting the "Confirm Folder Replace" and the "Copy And Replace" prompts. I am wanting to copy & overwrite files when an older one exists, and do this without receiving prompts. Is this possible?
Third party app called folder sync does it
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