Copies computer files to new folder based on list

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I have 50,000 songs on a Windows PC computer

with a lot of large multi-TB hard drives. The

songs are Windows WAVE files with a six or

eight digit number as the file name.

The songs are in different folders

with a 2 digit number for the folder name.

The folder names will always be the same as the

first two digits of the file names that are in it. For

example, a song file 1232456 would be in the

folder 12. Song 999999 would be in folder 99.

I will give you an ASCII setup file or similar showing

the folder names and the drive letter

they are on. That would be in an external file so

I could change it in the future as new categories

and folders and hard drives get added. That

can be in any format you specify, generated as

ASCII text with notepad or any format that can be

outputted from Excel.

Then I attach a new hard drive to that computer,

probably via USB, and tell your new software what

drive letter it goes in and what folder to use.

Lastly, I give you an ASCII order file with

the file names that I want your software to copy to

the new hard drive.

The software should be chatty.

In other words, have a screen that lists the files

as it copies them. If a song is on the order list but

can't be found, a line would say

Song 123456 not copied.

It should date and time started and ended.

Info on the screen should be written to an ASCII

file named song_order_date_start_time.txt.

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