Re: Microsoft time
"I just wrote a batch file and did it through dos / command prompt.. the copy took about a week that way!"
I hope you used xcopy instead of copy then! IIRC, copy did one file at a time, in 64KB chunks if the files were big. xcopy would fill a ram buffer with as much as possible then write it out, noticably faster on big files, but lots faster when coping many small files.