• Using Xcopy to dump a system drive

    This is a simple way to use the Windows command line to dump the contents of an entire drive using Xcopy. This command will copy all files, and not fail on any errors. Any errors that do occur can be tracked by redirecting the screen output to a text file that can be read after the copy. The text file will be in the same folder the xcopy command was run from.

    xcopy [DRIVE]:\*.* [destination} /a/c/h/e/o/y >> copyerrors.txt

    All of those switches are not necessary, but if you wish to learn what they do type:

    xcopy  /?


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