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Copy command

by ezmon / October 9, 2005 2:00 PM PDT

What is the dos command to copy floppy discs to another one?

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Ez, Do You Have Two Floppy Drives?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / October 9, 2005 3:12 PM PDT
In reply to: Copy command

..or are you trying to copy data from one floppy disk to another in the same drive?

The 'xcopy' command could be used to copy all files and directories to the new disk. Just an example..To copy all files and directories (except empty directories) from drive A to drive B, enter:

xcopy a: b: /s

Hope this helps.


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And to copy using one drive only ...
by Kees Bakker / October 9, 2005 8:18 PM PDT
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diskcopy a: a:

DOS/Windows (even XP):
- reads the contents from the source diskette
- stores them in a temporary area
- asks you to put in the target diskette
- copies copies the contents from the temporary area to the target diskette

If you've got two diskdrives you can use, of course,
diskcopy a: b:, as an alternative to the xcopy given by Grif.

Hope this helps,


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or you can xcopy file from a: to hard disk
by meghdoot / October 9, 2005 10:56 PM PDT

and again removing the floopy u can put aniothe and then copy from hard ddisk to floopy again

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