How to backup files and folders with Command Prompt in Windows

Published July 11, 2014 by Admin

Sometimes you may want to make some changes to your system files or folders. But you are worried about making mistakes during the processes. In this case, you need to backup your files and folders before making the changes so that you can get the system back to the normal situation even you make a mistake. This post will mainly display a guide to backup files and folders with Command Prompt in Windows. Please keep reading and do as the steps.

1 Open the Command Prompt by pressing Windows+R and type “cmd” and hit Enter.

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2 You will get the following window. Now please input “robocopy” and select the folders which you want to back up. For instance, it can be robocopy “C:\Source\Folder”

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3 Input the destination of the backup folder

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4 now you can go to find the destination you locate and you will find that all the files from the source folder are in there.

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