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Err Msg in XCOPY "Access Denied"

This article was previously published under Q149199
SYMPTOMS
When you use XCOPY with the update option (U) to copy files that alreadyexist in the destination directory, the following error may occur. If anyof the destinations files are marked read-only, an "access denied" errorwill appear.
RESOLUTION
Use the read-only option (R) to allow XCOPY to overwrite the read-onlyfiles.
3.10 XCOPY
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Article ID: 149199 - Last Review: 11/01/2006 06:09:00 - Revision: 3.1

  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.5
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.51
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.5
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.51
  • KB149199
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