RestoreDFSR.VBS Script (Recover Conflicted or Preexisting Files)

A simple vbscript to allow recovery of DFS Replicated files that have been pushed into the ConflictAndDeleted or PreExisting folders due to misadventure. Remember, this script must be run from a CMD prompt using cscript.exe. Don't just double-click it.CSCRIPT.EXE RESTOREDFSR.VBSThe script also requires to edit three paths (your source files, a new destination path, and […]

A simple vbscript to allow recovery of DFS Replicated files that have been pushed into the ConflictAndDeleted or PreExisting folders due to misadventure. Remember, this script must be run from a CMD prompt using cscript.exe. Don't just double-click it.

CSCRIPT.EXE RESTOREDFSR.VBS

The script also requires to edit three paths (your source files, a new destination path, and the XML manifest you are calling). If you fail to edit those the script will exit with an error.

This new version now properly detects all file and folder types, runs a bit faster, and no longer requires weird trailing backslashes. It doesn't support command-line arguments.

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