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Need script or software to move files/directories but only if more recent or brand new

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Hi, Experts -
Our IT team has recently set up new servers to hold all of our HR departmental data.  They made copies of everything that was on the old HR network share as of May 18.  However, the old locations were still accessible - and were being updated...!

I need a script that will copy the files (and, when found, copy entire new directories with their files) from the old location to the new location only when:
Timestamp of the file in the "old" location is more recent that the value found on the "new" location;
File in the "old" location is not found in the "new" location.

I was reading about Robocopy and then about RichCopy, but I figured I'd be better off asking one of the Experts:  What file synchronization/file copy software is most reliable and (fairly) easy to use?  I don't have a budget for this - so Free or Inexpensive would be best.  Many, many thanks for your input!
Ken Butters

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