# Synchronize script not properly working

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## Synchronize script not properly working

Hello,

I have a small script file to mirror changes in local drive (K:\). So far the used syntax is working except one but very important point:
No files are copied from local to remote! If a new directory is created on K:\ with files in it, the script will only create an empty new remote directory.

Here is my script:
option batch on
option confirm off
lcd k:\
cd /media/Backup/"Backup K"/

synchronize remote -mirror -criteria=time -rawtransfersettings ExcludeHiddenFiles=1 -delete -filemask=""|*/$RECYCLE.BIN/;*/"System Volume Information"/"" close exit What is wrong with my script? I hope somebody can help me here. Thank you in advance. Martin martin Site Admin Joined: Posts: 34,943 Location: Prague, Czechia ## Re: Synchronize script not properly working First, try to fix the quotes in your script. It should be like this: -filemask="|*/$RECYCLE.BIN/;*/System Volume Information/"

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## Re: Synchronize script not properly working

Hi, Martin
that did it! Thank you very much for your quick response and your support...

Best regards,
Martin

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