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Hi there i would like to know how to copy a file that is in, lets say /rootfolder/subfolder to the rootfolder

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  • copy /? will tell you how to use copy – DavidPostill Sep 9 '14 at 16:48
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Open the Command Prompt with administrative privilidges (they are needed for writing the file to C:\ ). I assume by "/rootfolder" you mean the top directory as opposed to a folder called "rootfolder" in the top directory.

Type in the command prompt C:\subfolder\example.txt C:\

For more information about using Copy type copy /?

  • Yes. Do i have to use C:\ ? can't I just use the two folders? – Marcus Sep 9 '14 at 19:24
  • @Marcus Yes you can leave off the C drive part. I just put it there in case you mean the rootfolder of a drive other than C. – Robin Hood Sep 9 '14 at 19:49

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