Files under SharePoint path cannot be copied to another computer by using a Robocopy command in Windows 8.1 or Windows 8

Applies to: Windows 8.1 EnterpriseWindows 8.1 ProWindows 8.1

Symptoms


Consider the following scenario:

  • You deploy computers to Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT, Windows 8, or Windows Server 2012.
  • You try to copy the directory trees to the deployed computers by using the following command:
    Robocopy "Source"  "Destination" /E /R:2 /S /MIR
  • The directory trees contain SharePoint paths.
In this scenario, files under the SharePoint related paths cannot be copied.

Resolution


To resolve this issue, install update rollup 2962409, or install update rollup 2962407. For more information about how to obtain these update rollup packages, click one of the following article numbers to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2962409  Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 update rollup: June 2014

2962407 Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: June 2014

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information


For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates