Use Xcopy to copy from one drive to another

Want a backup that is reliable?


xcopy c:\documents\*.* d:\   /S /D /Y

This will compare and copy files that have changed and any new copies.

You can also copy this to notepad and make a batch file.

Open Notepad

Type the following:

xcopy P:\*.* g:\ /D /s /Y

Substitute the P: and G: with your drive letters and put the folder you wish to copy (this will also copy any subfolders)

Click on File and Save As

Change file type to all and name the file whatever.bat

You can now add this to your scheduled tasks if you want.



About TCAT Shelbyville IT Department

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.
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