Question by  et (154)

What is the command to copy folders in dos?

I need the command to copy folders in dos.


Answer by  alrightythen (74)

You just type "copy *. * c:\directory1 c:\directory2", which would copy the contents of directory 1 to directory 2. For more information, just type "help copy" at the command prompt.


Answer by  tamarawilhite (17883)

The copy command in DOS is "copy". Do not include the quotation marks when entering that command into the DOS window.


Answer by  anbu (5968)

We need to use MS-DOS xcopy command. Move to the directory you wish to copy the directories using cd command. once in the directory use xcopy command to copy another directories.


Answer by  mahaboob (17)

To copy a directory in MS-DOS you will need to use the MS-DOS xcopy command. use the xcopy command to copy directories subdirectories and contents. example: xcopy c:\temp3 /e Once the above steps have been completed everything should be copied into the temp2 folder.

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