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    XCopy (Win XP)

    how do you use the /exclude: switch with the xcopy command. I always get a messge
    cant read file......
    if i use /exclude:......

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    Re: XCopy (Win XP)

    Make sure absolute path to your file is correct. Also use quotes to resolve long filenames. For example:

    xcopy "Cocuments and SettingsSimonPMy Documents*.*" D:Backup /EXCLUDE:"Cocuments and SettingsSimonPMy DocumentsTempfile1.doc"+"Cocuments and SettingsSimonPMy DocumentsTempfile2.doc"

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