Im trying to learn to write batch files primarily for backup purposes. I'd like to create a custom batch file for a few employee's who are not capble of backing their files up. So Im reading about it and trying some different things with limited sucess. I understand most of the switches.
Is there something special needed to go to say C:\Documents and settings\John Doe\My Documents because it doesn't work for me. However C:\Dell would.
Heres one that works:
xcopy /e /v /y C:\dell E:\Music
Heres one that doesn't:
xcopy /e /v /y C:\Documents and Settings\John Doe\My Documents E:\John Doe
Is it a folder attribute? A needed switch? Is there an easy way to learn\test batch files?