Tag: File Management

The Ultimate Guide to Copying Files and Folders Using Xcopy

When you need to copy large sets of files, do you still use the copy command? Why not give Xcopy a spin and find out how it is a better tool for the job? Learn how to use Xcopy with lots of examples in this ultimate guide.

Joydip Kanjilal Avatar Joydip Kanjilal

12 min. read

How to Create a Text File on the Command Prompt in Windows

If you need to use the Windows command prompt to create a file, look no further. Learn how to create text files with the command prompt and PowerShell!

Nick Rimmer Avatar Nick Rimmer

6 min. read

How to Use Scheduled Tasks to Automate File Transfers

Learn how to perform automated file transfers using PowerShell and create a scheduled task to kick off that script on a recurring basis.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

How to use the SysInternals Handle Tool to Tracked Down Locked Files

Sysinternal's handle.exe is a third-party tool that can help track down a process that is locking down a file you are trying to access. In this article, you're going to learn how to download the handle utility and even build a small PowerShell script to automate the process of finding locked files!

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

2 min. read

Create an Automated Temp File Cleaner for Free

In this tutorial, we cover how to quickly and easily cleanup all the "junk" that accumulates on PCs by automating in PowerShell.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

How to Compare Directories with PowerShell

Here's a quick and easy way to compare directories with PowerShell.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

2 min. read

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