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Hi there, I am trying to write a simple GUI for Robocopy. In the code below I can get the CMD window to appear - very briefly ... then disappear -- essentially I think my code is "working" except it's not getting my variables passed and/ or the arguements.

Help is most appreciated -- Thanks -- Scott
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Data;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows.Forms;
namespace WindowsFormsApplication1
    public partial class Robocopy : Form
        public Robocopy()
        private void Srcbutton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        private void Destbutton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        private void Cpybutton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
            string SrcFold = folderBrowserDialog1.SelectedPath;
            string DestFold = folderBrowserDialog2.SelectedPath;
            string args = "\"" + SrcFold + "\" " + DestFold + "\" /E /COPY:dat";
            ProcessStartInfo StartInfo = new ProcessStartInfo
                WorkingDirectory = @"C:\RoboCopy_IT_Folder",
                Arguments = "args",
                FileName = @"C:\Windows\System32\robocopy.exe",
                RedirectStandardError = true,
                RedirectStandardOutput = true,
                WindowStyle = ProcessWindowStyle.Normal,
                UseShellExecute = false
            Process NewProcess = new Process();
            NewProcess.StartInfo = StartInfo;
            if (NewProcess.Start())
                //ProcessOutput.Text = NewProcess.StandardOutput.ReadToEnd();                
Updated 15-May-11 7:01am

1 solution

I think the operand of this line
Arguments = "args";

should not have the double quote characters. You want to send the contents of args to the new process.
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