XCopy in WinXP is it 32 bit?



boe
07-10-2005, 12:25 AM
I think in Windows 2000 it was 16 bit but I could be wrong. I made a simple
batch file to backup files from my C drive to my D drive. I was just
curious if XCOPY in WinXP SP2 is 16 bit or 32 bit?

Thanks

Pegasus \(MVP\)
07-10-2005, 12:25 AM
"boe" <boe_d@nospam.hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> I think in Windows 2000 it was 16 bit but I could be wrong. I made a
simple
> batch file to backup files from my C drive to my D drive. I was just
> curious if XCOPY in WinXP SP2 is 16 bit or 32 bit?
>
> Thanks

It's a 32-bit program. You can easily find out for yourself.
Launch the Task Manager. If you have a process called
"ntvdm.exe", kill it. Now run an xcopy command, then
check the Task Manager again. If you could see ntvdm.exe
then xcopy would be a 16-bit program.

Joel Rubin
07-10-2005, 12:26 AM
On Fri, 13 May 2005 06:49:36 -0700, "boe" <boe_d@nospam.hotmail.com>
wrote:

>I think in Windows 2000 it was 16 bit but I could be wrong. I made a simple
>batch file to backup files from my C drive to my D drive. I was just
>curious if XCOPY in WinXP SP2 is 16 bit or 32 bit?
>
String from xcopy.exe in WinXP SP2:

This program cannot be run in DOS mode.

It's a 32-bit console program

In at least one of the DOS-based Windows (95/98/ME) they have xcopy
(16 bits) and xcopy32 (32 bits)

Darrell Gorter[MSFT]
07-10-2005, 12:26 AM
Hello
There should be a tool in the support.cab file on the cd called filever
that you can run.
Filever /x or Filever /v will tell you whether a file is 32-bit, 16bit,
64-bit (X64) or 64-bit(IA64)

For example from my Windows XP folder:
C:\WINDOWS\system32>filever /x xcopy.exe
--a-- W32i APP ENU 5.1.2600.2180 shp 30,720 08-04-2004 xcopy.exe

note the W32i is for 32-bit files.
Thanks,
Darrell Gorter[MSFT]

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>"boe" <boe_d@nospam.hotmail.com> wrote in message
>news:O81mcK8VFHA.3076@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
>> I think in Windows 2000 it was 16 bit but I could be wrong. I made a
>simple
>> batch file to backup files from my C drive to my D drive. I was just
>> curious if XCOPY in WinXP SP2 is 16 bit or 32 bit?
>>
>> Thanks
>
>It's a 32-bit program. You can easily find out for yourself.
>Launch the Task Manager. If you have a process called
>"ntvdm.exe", kill it. Now run an xcopy command, then
>check the Task Manager again. If you could see ntvdm.exe
>then xcopy would be a 16-bit program.
>
>
>

Pegasus \(MVP\)
07-10-2005, 12:26 AM
Much nicer than my own suggestion!


""Darrell Gorter[MSFT]"" <Darrellg@online.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> Hello
> There should be a tool in the support.cab file on the cd called filever
> that you can run.
> Filever /x or Filever /v will tell you whether a file is 32-bit, 16bit,
> 64-bit (X64) or 64-bit(IA64)
>
> For example from my Windows XP folder:
> C:\WINDOWS\system32>filever /x xcopy.exe
> --a-- W32i APP ENU 5.1.2600.2180 shp 30,720 08-04-2004 xcopy.exe
>
> note the W32i is for 32-bit files.
> Thanks,
> Darrell Gorter[MSFT]
>
> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights
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> >"boe" <boe_d@nospam.hotmail.com> wrote in message
> >news:O81mcK8VFHA.3076@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> >> I think in Windows 2000 it was 16 bit but I could be wrong. I made a
> >simple
> >> batch file to backup files from my C drive to my D drive. I was just
> >> curious if XCOPY in WinXP SP2 is 16 bit or 32 bit?
> >>
> >> Thanks
> >
> >It's a 32-bit program. You can easily find out for yourself.
> >Launch the Task Manager. If you have a process called
> >"ntvdm.exe", kill it. Now run an xcopy command, then
> >check the Task Manager again. If you could see ntvdm.exe
> >then xcopy would be a 16-bit program.
> >
> >
> >
>

boe
07-10-2005, 12:26 AM
This is total news to me - THANKS
""Darrell Gorter[MSFT]"" <Darrellg@online.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> Hello
> There should be a tool in the support.cab file on the cd called filever
> that you can run.
> Filever /x or Filever /v will tell you whether a file is 32-bit, 16bit,
> 64-bit (X64) or 64-bit(IA64)
>
> For example from my Windows XP folder:
> C:\WINDOWS\system32>filever /x xcopy.exe
> --a-- W32i APP ENU 5.1.2600.2180 shp 30,720 08-04-2004 xcopy.exe
>
> note the W32i is for 32-bit files.
> Thanks,
> Darrell Gorter[MSFT]
>
> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights
> --------------------
>>From: "Pegasus \(MVP\)" <I.can@fly.com>
>>References: <O81mcK8VFHA.3076@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl>
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>>Date: Sat, 14 May 2005 00:34:47 +1000
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>>"boe" <boe_d@nospam.hotmail.com> wrote in message
>>news:O81mcK8VFHA.3076@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
>>> I think in Windows 2000 it was 16 bit but I could be wrong. I made a
>>simple
>>> batch file to backup files from my C drive to my D drive. I was just
>>> curious if XCOPY in WinXP SP2 is 16 bit or 32 bit?
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>
>>It's a 32-bit program. You can easily find out for yourself.
>>Launch the Task Manager. If you have a process called
>>"ntvdm.exe", kill it. Now run an xcopy command, then
>>check the Task Manager again. If you could see ntvdm.exe
>>then xcopy would be a 16-bit program.
>>
>>
>>
>


XCopy in WinXP is it 32 bit?