If you are trying to use Command line language for the first time, you may find it very difficult to comprehend but as usual, in everything you do in life, Practice leads to perfection. One of the best uses of the command language in MS-DOS is to help copy files quicker and securely . This is especially good for large files.
COPY or XCOPY is your language to copy files with different switches attached to XCOPY particularly. Please see a complete xcopy description here. The common problem you would face using xcopy is getting the invalid parameters error. For invalid parameters error, please make sure that you put your source or destination path in quotes (” “) if any of the path files or folders has a space.
Lets say your source or destination folder looks like this – C:\My Documents you would get an invalid parameters error with that but if you do this – “C:\My Documents” you should be fine.