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What command in Cmd, do I use to copy a folder?

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I would like to copy all the contents (some files and a folder) from my USB to C:\Windows\Registration

F:\registration is the USB
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Bill Prew earned 500 total points
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XCOPY can probably get this job done.  Maybe something like:

XCOPY F:\registration C:\Windows\Registration /S /I


You can get additional info at a command prompt by doing:

XCOPY /?

~bp
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by:Lee W, MVP
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As a matter of practice, I use XCOPY "x:\Source\*.*" "y:\Destination\Path" /E /C /H /O /V /Y

(That's "ECHO-V-Y" to remember it) and I strongly recommend ALWAYS enclosing the paths in quotes - while not necessary if you don't use spaces in file and folder names, it doesn't hurt and it helps ensure the command executes properly
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