How To Copy A Directory Structure

To copy a directory structure without copying and of the files which are in the directory structure:
Click Start > Run.
Type:

xcopy /T /E /I

Example:
xcopy “C:Documents and SettingsUser NameMy Documents” “D:My Documents Backup” /T /E /I

Notes:
The meaning of the switches for xcopy are the following:

/T : Creates directory structure, but does not copy files. Does not include empty directories or subdirectories. /T /E includes empty directories and subdirectories.
/E : Copies directories and subdirectories, including empty ones. May be used to modify /T.
/I : If destination does not exist and copying more than one file, assumes that destination must be a directory

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