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i want to find all the *.pdf files(including the pdf with the same name)for all 3 of my partitions C,D and F and put them into a .rar or .zip.when i started i wanted to just copy the pdf into a file but i realised it wasnt enough for what i wanted.can anyone give me any pointers?I had writen this

mkdir d:\test

mkdir f:\test1

chcp 65001

XCOPY C:*.pdf D:test /S /H

XCOPY F:*.pdf D:test /S /H

XCOPY D:*.pdf F:test1 /S /H

copy f:\test1 d:\test\kra\
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Assuming you have installed WinRARor a similar pack program:

for %%i in (c: d: f:) do for /f "delims=" %%j in ('dir /s /a-d /b %%i\*.pdf') do "C:\Program Files\WinRAR\Rar.exe" a myarchive "%%~j"
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Hey mate i do have winrar in the folder C:\Program Files\WinRAR\Rar.exe the thing is i dont get what you have written and as it is it doesnt run.also where it will make the rar? –  user2237380 Apr 2 '13 at 21:04
    
made an edit concerning your path to WinRar. –  Endoro Apr 2 '13 at 21:16
    
i made this for %%i in (c: d: f:) do for /f "delims=" %%j in ('dir /s /a-d /b %%i*.srt') do "C:\Program Files\WinRAR\rar.exe" a d:\test.rar "%%~j" the problems is for example i checked the srt files i had 23 in the pc in the rar i have only 21 meaning i lose 2 –  user2237380 Apr 2 '13 at 21:37
    
Sorry, can't verify this here. It does work for me. –  Endoro Apr 2 '13 at 21:54
    
It seems like my pc is the problem i have problems with other programs as well after i deleted some srt files for example the computers was finding 17 your program 18 the weird thing is i found the 18th srt and after i double clic it it was opening ok i ll format my pc this weekend and i l try again as it seems to have some problems.once again thank you for the help :) –  user2237380 Apr 3 '13 at 5:23
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