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Files are not getting replaced with filecopy

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$RootDir = "C:\x86\"
$BinariesFolder = "C:\Binaries\x86\0717-15.Binary.r9642_Release_win32_Fresh"

$DestinationFolder = $RootDir & "_AppFiles-Telos"
$SourceFolder=$BinariesFolder
FileCopy($SourceFolder & "\*.*", $DestinationFolder & "\", $FC_OVERWRITE + $FC_CREATEPATH)

In the above code, even if I keep $FC_OVERWRITE, the existing files are not getting replaced.

Any suggestion please.

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Have you tried with #RequireAdmin at the top of your script?


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9 hours ago, ur said:
$RootDir = "C:\x86\"
$BinariesFolder = "C:\Binaries\x86\0717-15.Binary.r9642_Release_win32_Fresh"

$DestinationFolder = $RootDir & "_AppFiles-Telos"
$SourceFolder=$BinariesFolder
FileCopy($SourceFolder & "\*.*", $DestinationFolder & "\", $FC_OVERWRITE + $FC_CREATEPATH)

In the above code, even if I keep $FC_OVERWRITE, the existing files are not getting replaced.

Any suggestion please.

 

3 hours ago, JLogan3o13 said:

Have you tried with #RequireAdmin at the top of your script?

No, but the files are in the folder where the current user has full permissions.

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So try it anyway, worst case it doesn't work ;)

 


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1 hour ago, JLogan3o13 said:

So try it anyway, worst case it doesn't work ;)

 

Got to know the root cause by checking some which are not getting replaced.
They are with Read-only attribute and even with #RequireAdmin they are not getting replaced.
Can you suggest what to do with them.?

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If they're read only, you'll need to use FileSetAttribute to unprotect them before trying to overwrite them.


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On 7/19/2016 at 2:05 AM, BrewManNH said:

If they're read only, you'll need to use FileSetAttribute to unprotect them before trying to overwrite them.

It is around 4000 files with read-only attribute among  7000 files in the folder.

Present I am removing read-only attribute from the FileSetAttribute using a for loop.
Is there any option to copy forecfully even readonly is there, instead of removing the attribute.Because with windows explorer they are replacing directly in GUI.

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Instead of removing the attribute(s) in a loop, you can use the Run command and just run ATTRIB -r *.* in the folder. This will remove the RO attribute on all files in that folder. Something like this.

Run(@ComSpec & " /c attrib -r " & $BinariesFolder & "\*.*")

 


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