robocopy.exe fails when using chcp 65001 - by Ajoschi Roth

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ID 770314 Comments
Status Active Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 1
Opened 11/7/2012 12:45:45 AM
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I use "C:\Windows\system32\robocopy.exe" in a batch file to copy a file including Unicode characters in the file name.
Before calling robocopy.exe I set the code page to UTF8 (chcp 65001). -> The call of the robocopy.exe will not do the expected operation

Note: When I copy the robocopy.exe from its original destination ("C:\Windows\system32") to e.g. "C:\Temp" and use the copied robocopy.exe in my batch file all works fine!

Operating system is Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit (German)
Version of Robocopy.exe is
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Posted by Ajoschi Roth on 11/15/2012 at 5:30 AM
I wonder if there is any news on this issue?