How can you copy files and directories?

You need to copy a large library of digital photos from one computer to another. Which command line tool can simultaneously copy both files and directories?

A) copy

B) xcopy

C) fcopy

D) ncopy

E) copycopycopy

The answer: B) xcopy

The xcopy command is quite versatile, and can be used to bulk copy and verify data after the copy is complete.

Want to know more? Watch “Command Line Troubleshooting.”

The Windows command line can be a powerful troubleshooting environment if you know what to type. In this video, you’ll learn the important commands that will allow you to manipulate files, format disks, troubleshoot the network connection, and much more.