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Batch file program to copy folder from one drive to another.

Batch file program to copy folder from one drive to another.
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This script needs to be copy folder lets say D:\windows\*me* to C:\windows\*me*. The problem I'm having is the *me* being a variable. So *me* always changes to who ever logs into the machine.

So the real question is how to I make *me* in the file path change to whoever is logged in?
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