Copies only files with the archive attribute set, doesn't change the attribute.
Copies only files with the archive attribute set, turns off the archive attribute. Useful in backup.
Copies files changed on or after the specified date. If no date is given, copies only those files whose source time is newer than the destination time. Useful in backup.
Prompts you before creating each destination file.
Copies directories and subdirectories except empty ones.
Copies directories and subdirectories, including empty ones. Same as /S /E. May be used to modify /T.
Verifies each new file. Not used by Windows XP.
Prompts you to press a key before copying.
Continues copying even if errors occur.
If destination does not exist and copying more than one file, assumes that destination must be a directory.
Does not display file names while copying.
Displays full source and destination file names while copying.
Displays files that would be copied.
Allows the copying of encrypted files to destination that does not support encryption.
Copies hidden and system files also.
Overwrites read-only files.
Creates directory structure, but does not copy files. Does not include empty directories or subdirectories.
Copies only files that already exist in destination.
Copies attributes. Normal Xcopy will reset read-only attributes.
Copies using the generated "short" names. May be necessary when copying from NTFS to FAT16.
Copies file ownership and ACL information.
Copies file audit settings (implies /O).
Suppresses prompting to confirm that you want to overwrite an existing destination file. May be preset in the COPYCMD environment variable
Prompts to confirm you want to overwrite an existing destination file.
Copies over a network in restartable mode.
Specifies a list of files containing strings to be excluded. Tricky to use. See below.
Copies a Symbolic Link itself instesd of the target of the link. (Windows Vista/Windows 7)
Copies using unbuffered I/O. Recommended for very large files. (Windows 7)