Move a file from one folder to another
MOVE [options] [Source] [Target]
source : The path and filename of the file(s) to move.
target : The path and filename to move file(s) to.
options: (Windows 2000 only)
/Y Suppress confirmation prompt.
/-Y Enable confirmation prompt.
Both Source and Target may be either a folder or a single file. The source may include wildcards (but not the destination).
Under Windows 2000 the default action is to prompt on overwrites unless the command is being executed from within a batch script. To force the overwriting of destination files under both NT4 and Windows2000 use the COPYCMD environment variable:
This will turn off the prompt in Win2000 and will be ignored by NT4 (which overwrites by default).
In the current folder
MOVE oldfile.wp newfile.doc
Full path specified
MOVE g:\department\oldfile.wp "c:\Files to Convert\newfile.doc"
Specify the drive and filename (assumes the current folder on both drives is correct)
MOVE a:oldfile.wp c:newfile.doc
Specify source only (will copy the file to current folder, keeping the same filename)
Quiet move (no feedback on screen)
MOVE oldfile.wp newfile.doc >nul
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