Commands matching xcopy (2)

  • I can remember "cp -av" on Unix like systems to copy files and directories. The same can be done on Windows without extra software, somewhat. The switches mean: /E Copies directories and subdirectories, including empty ones. Same as /S /E. May be used to modify /T. /H Copies hidden and system files also. /Y Suppresses prompting to confirm you want to overwrite an existing destination file. /Z Copies networked files in restartable mode. /I If destination does not exist and copying more than one file, assumes that destination must be a directory. /K Copies attributes. Normal Xcopy will reset read-only attributes. /F Displays full source and destination file names while copying. I don't type that all the time, I stick it into a file called "cpav.cmd" and run that. echo xcopy /e/h/y /z/i /k /f %1 %2 > cpav.cmd cpav zsh zsh2 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/323007 Show Sample Output


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    xcopy /e/h/y /z/i /k /f src dest
    piyo · 2009-02-13 16:25:09 0
  • Replace D drive with mounted ISO virtual drive and Replace E with your USB drive letter.


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    xcopy D:\*.* /s/e/f E:\
    eth0 · 2009-09-20 12:36:52 2

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