Self-tutoring about Windows: the tutor mentions a batch script to copy a directory.
The batch script I wrote (using Notepad):
robocopy c:\this_dir k:\that_dir /e
I saved that file as the_backup.bat: batch files need be named with bat or cmd extension.
I’ve run it once; it seems to work fine.
Source:Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.