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Windows 7: TOTAL noob xcopy question ...

03 May 2011   #1

windows / Linux - Depending on mood
TOTAL noob xcopy question ...

Guys I am sorry to have to ask this but I can't for the life of me recall xcopy commands lol ...

Using the batch file:-
@echo off
cd \
mkdir 1047483660
cd 1047483660
xcopy "\\myserver\myshare\Folder1" /c /f /s /e >> c:\xcopy.log
Although the files copy OK (here's xcopy.log)
\\myserver\myshare\Folder1\File1.avi -> N:\1047483660\File1.avi
\\myserver\myshare\Folder1\File2.avi -> N:\1047483660\File2.avi
\\myserver\myshare\Folder1\File3.avi -> N:\1047483660\File3.avi
I want it to make the same folder structure on the destination path instead of dumping all the files into the 'root'

(ie, so xcopy.log reads)
\\myserver\myshare\Folder1\File1.avi -> N:\1047483660\Folder1\File1.avi
\\myserver\myshare\Folder1\File2.avi -> N:\1047483660\Folder1\File2.avi
\\myserver\myshare\Folder1\File3.avi -> N:\1047483660\Folder1\File3.avi
I hope that makes sense, sorry, it's been a Loooooooooooooooooooong day lol!
Thank you for any assistance you can offer me!!

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03 May 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Did you try xcopy /? in cmd. That gives you the parameters.
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03 May 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Heres a list Xcopy
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03 May 2011   #4

windows / Linux - Depending on mood

hello, thank you for the prompt replies but I did read technet before making the batch file and I thought that I had hit the right combination, clearly not
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03 May 2011   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64


md 1047483660\Folder1

cd 1047483660\Folder1

Or, if you have several, e.g. Folder1, Folder2, etc you want to copy you can go up a level

md 1047483660

cd 1047483660

xcopy "\\myserver\myshare" /cefs
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