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Old 08-01-2006, 12:14 AM
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Question command prompt screen ineffective


I have a problem with my command prompt screen. I have window XP pro. and when I use the command prompt screen for any command I type in the command say for example,c: xcopy C:E:/s/e/h and the pc accepts the command, i.e., no error message, but does not execute the command. Can anyone help me.

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xp is an odd os, they essentially removed dos, though the prompt is still there, many feature were returned after SP2, but not all, even though the prompt recognizes them.
Be sure you are using xcopy correctly:
the flags /s and /e are redundant, only /e is needed to copy all directories, also there should be a space between source and destination:
C:> xcopy C:\ E:\ /e/h
i believe this will work


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