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copy locked files from command line

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Hi guys,
I want to backup my outlook PST file from the command line. It rarely works though. The XCOPY command is unable to copy locked files (files that are in use) and so my script fails. I'm sure there must be a way to copy locked files from the command line. Anyone know how?
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I'll just throw this in... If Outlook isn't open/hasn't been opened yet and no other program that integrates with Outlook is open, the PST file won't be locked and you should be able to copy it with no problem.
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