Utility to copy "in use" file



dbs2000@gmail.com
07-10-2005, 01:10 AM
Hello,

Is there a utility that I can use to copy "in use" files in Windows XP?

There must be some file-by-file backup program that can do this.

xxcopy and Lxcopy do not work for me.

Thanks in advance,

Tom

Fisher
07-10-2005, 01:10 AM
On 24 May 2005 12:38:21 -0700, dbs2000@gmail.com wrote:

>Hello,
>
>Is there a utility that I can use to copy "in use" files in Windows XP?
>
>There must be some file-by-file backup program that can do this.
>
>xxcopy and Lxcopy do not work for me.
>
>Thanks in advance,
>
>Tom

Boot into Safe mode then copy the file.

Peter
07-10-2005, 01:10 AM
> Is there a utility that I can use to copy "in use" files in Windows XP?
>
> There must be some file-by-file backup program that can do this.
>
> xxcopy and Lxcopy do not work for me.

C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntbackup.exe

CWatters
07-10-2005, 01:10 AM
<dbs2000@gmail.com> wrote in message
news:1116963501.635690.214140@g43g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
> Hello,
>
> Is there a utility that I can use to copy "in use" files in Windows XP?
>
> There must be some file-by-file backup program that can do this.
>
> xxcopy and Lxcopy do not work for me.
>
> Thanks in advance,

I think Drive Image (now integrated into Ghost) can do this.

Rod Speed
07-10-2005, 01:10 AM
CWatters <colin.watters@pandoraBOX.be> wrote in message
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> <dbs2000@gmail.com> wrote

>> Is there a utility that I can use to copy "in use" files in Windows XP?

>> There must be some file-by-file backup program that can do this.

>> xxcopy and Lxcopy do not work for me.

>> Thanks in advance,

> I think Drive Image (now integrated into Ghost) can do this.

Its not a file-by-file backup program tho.

Kinell
07-10-2005, 01:10 AM
dbs2000@gmail.com wrote in
news:1116963501.635690.214140@g43g2000cwa.googlegroups.com:

> Hello,
>
> Is there a utility that I can use to copy "in use" files in
> Windows XP?
>
> There must be some file-by-file backup program that can do this.
>
> xxcopy and Lxcopy do not work for me.
>

SyncBackSE does it, works very well and is reasonably priced at
USD15.00.

http://www.2brightsparks.com/

jonb
07-10-2005, 01:10 AM
You are wanting to clone your boot drive to another drive, right? Avoid the
"in use" problems by running the free download MaxBlast 3.0 from a bootable
dos floppy. This Maxtor page gives step by step instructions:
http://maxtor.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/maxtor.cfg/php/enduser/prnt_adp.php?p_faqid=1366&p_created=1045194563&p_sid=DCooebGh

"dbs2000@gmail.com" wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Is there a utility that I can use to copy "in use" files in Windows XP?
>
> There must be some file-by-file backup program that can do this.
>
> xxcopy and Lxcopy do not work for me.
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Tom
>
>

dg
07-10-2005, 01:12 AM
"Peter" <peterfoxghost@yahoo.ca> wrote in message
news:3DLke.5824$dZ5.501280@news20.bellglobal.com...
> C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntbackup.exe

Yes, NTbackup should be able to back up "in use" files. The XP version is
especially nice with the "Shadow volume backup" feature. Who would have
thought, XP has the utility you need built right in!

--Dan


Utility to copy "in use" file