Robocopy command

Peter_1985 2,466 Reputation points
2024-02-09T02:39:44.2833333+00:00

Hi, Does Robocopy achieve the same exactly like Windows backup?

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  1. Net Runner 315 Reputation points
    2024-02-10T18:03:19.35+00:00

    Windows Backup can make a backup of your system state, boot records and other essential information that will allow you to boot your system after restoration.

    Robocopy copies only files so no system backup/restore is possible.

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  1. Maui Rivera 235 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2024-02-09T03:05:38.6766667+00:00

    Not exactly but Robocopy command can be used for that purpose. However, it is typically used for when copying a large file from or to a remote location.