Sunday, October 6

XCOPY command on windows 7

Apparently, my windows 7 machine crashes explorer when i try to copy files from my hard disk to my cellphone or a pen drive. The best solution i found was to use the command XCOPY.

The command works as below.
XCOPY source destination

For instance if i want to copy music from F: drive to L: drive
XCOPY "F:/music" "L:/music"

The above command just copies files from source to destination. Today I encountered a situation where i had to copy folders and files within the folders. The best command for that is
XCOPY "F:/music" "L:/music" /s

where /s is for "Copy folders and subfolders"

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