1.    27 Aug 2017 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 130
    Windows 10 x64 Pro

    another robocopy inquiry >.<


    anyone tell me why this isnt working?

    robocopy "C:\Users\klepp\AppData\Local\Plex Media Server" "U:\Backups\Plex Media Server\AppData\Local" /e /xo /purge /xd "System Volume Information" "$RECYCLE.BIN" "Recovery"

    trying to take my plex media server folder that has all my metadata etc and back it up to my backups folder which I have structured as backups/plex media server/appdata/local(want /Plex Media Server to come next) This way I know where it goes when/if i have to replace it which I imagine may be part of the issue with robocopy working (the folder structured the way I have it)?
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  2.    27 Aug 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 164
    Windows 10 Enterprise

    Quote Originally Posted by klepp0906 View Post
    anyone tell me why this isnt working?

    robocopy "C:\Users\klepp\AppData\Local\Plex Media Server" "U:\Backups\Plex Media Server\AppData\Local" /e /xo /purge /xd "System Volume Information" "$RECYCLE.BIN" "Recovery"
    I think you need to add the complete path for the /XD switch like this:
    /XD "c:\users\klepp\appdata\System Volume Information" and whatever the complete path is to the rest of the folders. I hope this makes sense to you...
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  3.    27 Aug 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Crewe Cheshire
    Posts : 1,451
    windows 10

    If you use the guiit create it for you and you can then copy it o cmd line if you want Utility Spotlight: Robocopy GUI
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