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I need to copy a folder and all of its subfolders but I don't want any of the symlinks or their contents to come with it.

Can this be done simply?

Or - obviously - can I easily disconnect and remove all symlinks from a folder hierarchy.

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The command-line utility robocopy.exe (included in Win7) has the option /sl which
"Copies the symbolic link instead of the target.".

That result should be very close to what you have asked for.

See also Robocopy parameters help

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  • Thanks for the idea but it won't work in my case. I need the symlinks to not be there at all in the copy. Mar 8 '13 at 19:35

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