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I am trying to copy some files from a shared network drive to my desktop when I use xcopy /C sooner or later I get an error The handle is invalid. Is there perhaps another way to copy the files so that I don't run into that problem? The only tools I can use are the those already built into windows 7 (i.e. powershell and cmd). Also no ftp.

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You could try Robocopy I use it for copying files over an SDSL connection between two sites.

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