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We have a user that normally sends an email with a list of files that were created on the same day.  We then go in, and move them from one server to a location the user has access to.  

Is there a way to do this in a batch file so the user can just run it on the day they need the files, and it automatically moves the files from that day?  

Basically want to take myself out as being the middle man, in case I am not available some day.
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You can use robocopy as follows:

robocopy D:\source D:\destination /maxage:1

This will copy any file in D:\source modified in the last 24 hours to D:\destination
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Since you want to move the files, you need the MOVE switch.

robocopy "D:\source folder" "D:\destination folder" "*.*" /maxage:1 /mov

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If you'd like full automation, i.e. without the user running it, you can put the line in a scheduled task. This would be useful in case the user forgets to manually run it.
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Award split accordingly.
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