|I have worked with a number of databases and your "migration" does not sound right. In a flat file system the patient records are stored in a number of files. There is never a file per patient. There maybe pointer files per patient in a flat file system but they don't contain the data.|
If a sql database you don't have individual files that make up a database vs a non-sql db which is what I refer to as a flat file system.
Usually you export the database from the old system and import it into the new system.
I don't believe copy has the functionality you are looking for. Xcopy does but you would have had to turn up all the A flags [archive bit] first and then used the /m switch for xcopy.
Unfortunately copy does not turn down the a flag like xcopy /m does.
Looks like you will have to copy them all again though you may find it takes less time to back them up and then do a restore.
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