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Postby Hardware Junkie » Wed May 22, 2013 8:18 am

Mark H wrote:Did some searching on command line and tried this (file to be moved is on the desktop):

Right click on CMD and run as administrator
cd till I get C:\Users\Susan\Desktop

C:\Users\Susan\Desktop>move xxxxxx C:\ProgramData\AOL\C_AOL Desktop 9.7\organize

Keep getting "Syntax Error"

What next?


You needed to put quotes around the path. It can't handle spaces.
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move xxxxxx "C:\ProgramData\AOL\C_AOL Desktop 9.7\organize"


As a side note, hit Tab to autocomplete naming. Example: C:\Progr and hitting Tab should autofill the rest of it to C:\ProgramData. And by the time you get to 'organize' it would auto fill the quotes too.

Mark H wrote:And we all overlooked the obvious.....create a new (administrator) account, drag and drop the file, done! :mb_clap:: :mb_clap::

I don't understand why I had no permission issues with the new account, but it worked.

Thanks for all the suggestions


Good you got it to work anyways.
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