Utility to move files by date

Posted on 2007-10-17
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
Does anyone know of any free utilites to move files from one directory to another based on date?
Question by:ainselyb
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    The built-in xcopy does this with the /D switch.


    xcopy /D

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    Yep the best one by far is Robocopy.

    There's two versions:
    1) CMD line - (part of the server 2003 resource kit)
    2) GUI -

    If you're not keen on batch files I'd go for option 2!
    Good luck!
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    So can you tell me what switches I would use if I wanted to move everything out of a folder that was older than one day? Can I do that?
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    Robocopy can do that pretty easily. This might do the trick:

    robocopy *.* c:\anotherdir /MINAGE:1 /MOV

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