RichCopy – RoboCopy GUI (sort of) by Microsoft

RichCopy is a free utility from Ken Tamaru of Microsoft. The tool was first developed in 2001 and has been updated regularly to keep pace with evolving needs.  Worthy of note is that RichCopy is a multithreaded copying tool. That means that rather than copying one file at a time in serial order, RichCopy can […]

Robocopy Examples

Examples of Microsoft’s Robocopy (robocopy.exe) syntax. Robocopy Example 1: Copy files from one computer to another, skipping files already in the destination. robocopy \Computer1reports \Computer2backup *.doc /S Robocopy Example 2: List files over 32 MBytes in size. robocopy C:xyz /MAX:33554432 /L Robocopy Example 3: Move files over 14 days old (note the MOVE option will fail if […]

How to Copy Files Multi-Threaded with Robocopy in Windows 7

Robocopy, short for Robust File Copy, is a command-line directory replication and file copy command utility that first made available as feature in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, although it has been available as part of Windows Resources Kit. In Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008, Robocopy utility is further enhanced with ability to […]

Robocopy Syntax, Command Line Switches and RoboCopy Examples

RoboCopy (Robust File Copy) is a command-line file copying tool in Windows 7, and Windows Vista. Although RoboCopy has been available for free with the Windows Resource Kit, it has never been an official feature of the operating system until Windows Vista. Unlike other built-in file copying commands such as Copy and XCopy, RoboCopy is designed for reliable copy […]