XP File Copy

I have an old XP that I have been using for years.  Just purchased a new 64 bit Windows 7 box.  I also have an external disk drive, 1 tb.  I would like to copy my c drive to my f drive so I can use those files on my new box.  I am just installing the programs I am using now.  Is there a way to do this other than just a "Sent to" or copy command?
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Pradeep DubeyConsultantCommented:
you can use robocopy command to copy all files and folders of C drive or specify which one you want to copy.

below is the list of commands

Syntax is

ROBOCOPY.EXE <source> <destination> [file [file]...] [options]

Examples are given below:

1) robocopy c:\hope c:\hope2 *.txt

In this first example any .txt file would be copied from the hope directory into the hope2 directory. Whenever you want to copy one or more files and not a complete directory the file must be specified after the destination directory.


2) robocopy c:\hope c:\hope2

In the above example the robocopy command would copy all files (not directories) in the hope directory to the hope2 directory.


3) robocopy c:\hope c:\hope2 /e

In the above example all files and folders (including empty ones) will be copied from the hope directory to the hope2 directory.

4) robocopy c:\hope c:\hope2 /MIR

This example will mirror what is in c:\hope into c:\hope2 and purge any files in the hope2 directory that do not exist in the hope directory. Use the /mir switch cautiously since it will be deleting files that do not match in the destination directory.


5) robocopy \\computer\hope C:\hope2

Next, this example would copy any of the files in the hope directory on the network computer named computer to the current computer hope2 directory.

List of command line options is given in the below link:

http://www.computerhope.com/robocopy.htm
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akbiroAuthor Commented:
Just what I was looking for.  Thanks
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Emmanuel AdebayoGlobal Windows Infrastructure Engineer - ConsultantCommented:
Windows Easy transfer will transfer and configure your application to work as it is working on your old system it is not for files/folders transfer/copy.

Robocopy will copy from source to a new location as highlighted by pradeep08_81.

Regards
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Emmanuel AdebayoGlobal Windows Infrastructure Engineer - ConsultantCommented:
Point of correction,

You did not construct your question very well. You said you would like to copy your c drive to my f drive so you can use those files on my new box.

Regards
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