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Batch File To Copy Pictures

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I am looking for a way to copy all of my digital camera pictures into a folder by using a batch file.  If it's possible, I would like the batch file to read the date that the picture was taken, and make that date the name of the folder.  Once the folder is created, I need the batch to copy all photos to the folder that corresponds to the date the picture was taken . Is this a fairly simple process? Can someone provide a sample of how I would do this, or point me in the right direction? Thanks.
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This is beyond the capabilities of batch scripting, but could probably be done with vbscript.  Like batch, vbscript runs natively without installing any additional software.  Would that be acceptable?

Also, I don't have a digital camera to test with, but when you connect yours does it show up in the Storage\Disk Management node in Computer Management?  Can you right-click it , hit Change Drive Letter and Paths, click Add, and mount it to an empty NTFS folder on your C: drive?

If so then moving the files from a mounted folder would be a lot easier than trying to grab them directly from the camera.
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Wow, thank you very much.  That is very cool; it works great.
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