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Solved Copy only new files to external drive

Discussion in 'DOS/Other' started by niedernsill, Aug 21, 2019.

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  1. niedernsill

    niedernsill Thread Starter

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    Hallo
    I am certain that 30 years ago you were able to copy only changed files or new files to an external drive, and leave ones that had already been archived uncopied.
    Can you point me to the correct switch in DOS copy, Xcopy or Robocopy please.
    I am sure that this is one of those stupid questions that are easy to answer
    thanks again.
    Michael
     
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    Hallo.
    Than you. I new it would be simple. I had seen the switches described, but the description was not really adequate for me to understand their use. I tried them both and the / m switch was neeeded and wors a treat.
    thans again.
    michael
     
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