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I am automating a script which includes:

copy \\\exportfiles\customersbysalesperson.csv %USERPROFILE%\Documents

The customer responded to me saying:

The PCO session A command prompt screen comes up. It says "The syntax of the command is incorrect. Press any key to return." I hit return and the screen goes blue and then returns to menu. Nothing shows up in my Docs.

I have tested in on my Windows Vista 32 bit and it works okay. I don't know what version of Windows they are running. Looking into that information now. Would this work in 64-bit versions of Windows?

PCO is PC Organizer (described briefly at Using the Start PC Command (STRPCCMD) in Host On-Demand), it is a way to run PC commands on the user's PC from the IBM i. In my day job, we use it to automatically download CSV files that the IBM i generates so the user can just go into their personal documents location to make it easier for them. This question probably starts to flow into other SE sites, thus why I kept it so simple to begin with.

I guess it's back the drawing board as to what is happening.

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This question is a bit trivial. You mention PCO. From a bit of Googling, it seems like it might be related to an IBM WebSphere software product. Can you be a bit more specific about the situation here? – Ben Richards Feb 2 '12 at 5:30
I added more detail. Feel free to move the question if it no longer works on this site. – Mike Wills Feb 2 '12 at 14:30
If the username (and hence %USERPROFILE%) has a space in it, that command won't work. – Harry Johnston Feb 2 '12 at 22:37
@HarryJohnston Make that an answer. That makes the most sense to me. I am going to try adding double quotes around it to see if that works. – Mike Wills Feb 3 '12 at 14:20
up vote 6 down vote accepted

It does:

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Your problem lies elsewhere.

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Thanks, I don't have anything 64-bit to try it. I seen some sites say that old DOS commands didn't work. This just proves them wrong. – Mike Wills Feb 2 '12 at 14:16
I guess technically, this is the answer to my question... – Mike Wills Feb 2 '12 at 14:30

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