ROBOCOPY / File Copy Scripting

Dear Experts,

Is there a way to modify /MAXAGE in Robocopy so it only includes files that changed in the last 12 hours instead of the number of days?  Is there an alternative for this?  What I want to achieve is to copy files that were changed/modified in the past 12 hrs from a folder to a new location.  Please advise.  Thanks.
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swgitIT ProfessionalAsked:
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Bill PrewCommented:
I'm not aware of any option to do this in ROBOCOPY, it only looks at days.

You could do it easily in VBScript if all the files are in the same folder, is that the case?  Are you doing any other "filtering" during the copy, like a particular file name or extension, etc?

Here's a small solution I did to a prior question like this that you could adapt.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/System_Utilities/Q_27554039.html

~bp
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swgitIT ProfessionalAuthor Commented:
exactly what i needed.  thank you!!
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Bill PrewCommented:
Great, glad that helped, thanks for the feedback.

~bp
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