Just look the other way

Which copy command line option removes the interactive prompt when overwriting an existing file?

A) /a

B) /v

C) /o

D) /y

E) Don’t use any option. Perhaps the copy command won’t notice the existing file.

The answer: D) /y

The /y option suppresses the interactive prompt that helps you make sure that you’re not about to make a horrible mistake by overwriting an existing file with the same name.

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