How to call a bat file

I am designing a program to do a discopy from one drive to another of same size.  I feel the file manipulation within VB would be time comsuming.  I am thinking on the line of a bat file for discopy command from dos to achieve this task. I am  not sure how to call a bat file through VB.  Your help would be appreciated.  If you know of a book that would be helpful please give the title and I will reference it.  

Thank you for your time.
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you can call shell to copy the file.

call shell("copy <source> <destination>", vbNormalFocus) to achieve same

you can use xcopy or diskcopy also by calling shell.


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you can also use shell to run your bat file also

call shell("YourbatFile.bat", vbNormalFocus)
Better than Shell we have the all time usefull API shellexecute
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