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Trying to copy bunch of movies to an external drive using the xcopy command but it won't work, says invalid number of parameters. 


 


xcopy E:\Backup\New Stuff\Movies N:\ /s /e


 


Recently used the same parameters on xcopy command and it worked great.  What am I doing wrong?


Have tried this over and over with same results.


 


Please advise.


 


beep22


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it might be your folder name New Stuff. without quotes the command will get the source as E:\Backup\New and the Stuff\Movies part will become the invalid parameters.

btw /E switch copies all folders including the empty ones. /S switch does the same without copying empty folders. so why would you use both or why would you copy empty folders?
 

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