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Syntax for copying from My Documents folder

Posted on 2006-11-20
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In a prior question, expert helped me with the xxcopy command as a way to copy files from a damaged disk to an external drive. The xxcopy command died, seemingly after a certain number of failures. So I want to copy just the My Documents folder. But DOS thinks that My is a folder and Documents is a switch. What would be the correct syntax for this command. Here is what I type:

xxcopy G:\My Documents H:\GBackup /clone
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xxcopy "G:\My Documents" "H:\GBackup" /clone

(I would think this would work with xxcopy - though I never use it - I stick to robocopy and xcopy.... usually xcopy.)
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