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jaxisland

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I am creating a batch file to do a copy from one computer to a network share. Easy enough.

But what I want it to do is when it saves the file I want it to include the date automatically.

So when it runs today it saves the folder as: Backup04-06-07
Then in a few days it runs again and saves as: Backup04-09-07

Anyone know how to have the date added automatically?

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Nevermind I found it.

FOR /F "TOKENS=2-4 DELIMS=/ " %%a IN ("%date%") DO SET dd=%%a&SET mm=%%b&SET yy=%%c
MD "C:\Backup1%yy%-%mm%-%dd%"
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Ok new problem same batch. I am trying to run a copy with an exclude here is the line:

XCOPY "C:\archive\*.*" "C:\Backup1%yy%-%mm%-%dd%\archive" /E /EXCLUDE:time.xls

All I get is Can't Read File: time.xls

Anyone have any ideas?

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