Sync Framework

Shadow Copies on XP, robocopy, PowerShell v2

May 1, 2012 · 3 min read
[I forgot to post this draft back in April 2010. Needless to say I no longer utilize the technique nor can really help now that it's purged from my memory] I've cobbled together a poor-man's backup solution using PowerShell and robocopy in what I thought was a somewhat resilient solution. Robocopy turned out to be a poor choice based upon my needs and nitpicks but I wanted to outline why to save myself and others a little pain. Strike 1 This URL describes the bug and relative fix: http://superuser.com/questions/48303/access-denied-error-with-robocopy-as- ...