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I need to a quick dos batch to accomplish the following:

1. if not exist \\server2\share\%username%\appdata\roaming\vlc
mkdir \\server2\share\%username%\appdata\roaming\vlc
copy \\server1\share\vlc\vlc-qt-interface.ini \\server2\share\%username%\appdata\roaming\vlc\vlc-qt-interface.ini /y

2. if exist \\server2\share\%username%\appdata\roaming\vlc
just copy \\server1\share\vlc\vlc-qt-interface.ini \\server2\share\%username%\appdata\roaming\vlc\vlc-qt-interface.ini /y and overwrite the existing file.  

Would some put it together with the right syntax?  

I do not mind if someone can suggest the PS version that does the same.  

Thanks.
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set TargetDir=\\server2\share\%username%\appdata\roaming\vlc
if not exist "%TargetDir%" mkdir "%TargetDir%"
copy "\\server1\share\vlc\vlc-qt-interface.ini" "%TargetDir%\vlc-qt-interface.ini" /y

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by:Bill Prew
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I think this is what you are trying to doi:

@echo off
setlocal

set DestDir=\\server2\share\%username%\appdata\roaming\vlc
set IniFile=\\server1\share\vlc\vlc-qt-interface.ini

if not exist "%DestDir%" mkdir "%DestDir%"
copy /y "%IniFile%" "%DestDir%" >NUL

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~bp
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Thanks.
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