DOS Batch Error "Invalid Number of Parameters"


In the attached code snippet, I'm attempting to copy a some files and directories down a directory path. I get an "Invalid Number of Parameters" error, and I think it's because there are spaces between some of the words in the directory names.  What do I do about this?

cd documents and settings
cd KEAEmich1
cd Favorites
xcopy *.* /s /y /d g:\KEAEmich\Documents and Settings\KEAEmich1\Favorites

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you need to put quotes around the destination like this

"g:\KEAEmich\Documents and Settings\KEAEmich1\Favorites"


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Try it with quotes:

xcopy *.* /s /y /d g:\KEAEmich\"Documents and Settings"\KEAEmich1\Favorites


xcopy *.* /s /y /d "g:\KEAEmich\Documents and Settings\KEAEmich1\Favorites"

I think the first one should do it though.
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