Windows 10: Robocopy exclude

  1.    04 Mar 2018 #1

    Robocopy exclude

    Hello everyone,

    How do I exclude System Volume Information in Robocopy Windows 10?

    I tried XD\ "System Volume Information" "$Recycle.bin"

    System Volume Information doesn't work. Recycle.bin does.

    Don Cole
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    Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64
       04 Mar 2018 #2

    doncole said: View Post
    I tried XD\ "System Volume Information" "$Recycle.bin"

    Don Cole
    Is this a typo?

    Command should be /XD

    Also use the full path C:\System volume Information
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    04 Mar 2018 #3

    Thank you pdcopter,

    For your reply.:)

    I tried /XD and I get invalid parameter.

    In my case I'm copying a bunch of folder and files from E:\ to F:\.
    The error comes up on "F:\System Volume Information".
    I tried XD\ "F:\System Volume Information"
    It still didn't work.

    What I don't get is how come "$Recycle.bin" is working (without the "F:") but not "System Volume Information".

    Don Cole
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    04 Mar 2018 #4

    /xd $RECYCLE.BIN "System Volume Information"
    That's what I use in my robocopy script and it works.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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