troubleshooting Question

bat or vbs Script to move files based on file name...

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Operating SystemsWindows XPVB Script
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Hello experts.

I am wondering if it's possible to get the first 8 characters of file and move the files to a folder name matching  8 char prefix.  I guess it would first check to see of folder exist, if not then create one.

Here is an example:
CONTENTS IN ROOT FOLDER (C:\ERCharts\MARINA):
20110830_5474796.PDF
20110830_5474796.TIFF
20110831-5212510.TIFF

--- When I run my script -----

The above files will be moved to the following

 C:\ERCharts\MARINA\20110830
 ---> 20110830_5474796.PDF
 ---> 20110830_5474796.TIFF
 C:\ERCharts\MARINA\20110831
 ---> 20110831-5212510.TIFF

Thanks for your expertise...
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