Windows XP creating a bat file

By timboellis2031
Feb 26, 2004
  1. I am running windows XP Home OEM and lookign to setup a bat file so that it will copy all of say C:\Documents and Settings\myprofile and send it to another hdd or a network shared drive, how do i do this
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Open notepad and type:
    @echo off
    xcopy /E /C /I /F /H /R /O /Y "c:\documents and settings\myprofile" \\my\destination

    Then save the file with a .bat or .cmd extension
  3. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    That would work IF Windows allows you access to copy those files. It is very possible this may not work because certain files in your profile settings may be "locked".
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