File Synchronization refers to reflecting changes from a set of files to the same set of files in another location. Synchronization can also be applied to contacts, music, or other data.

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Syncing virtual machines - dynamically allocated or fixed allocation VHD?

When you run a virtual machine that you want to periodically sync, is it generally faster to use a dynamically allocated VHD or a fixed allocation VHD? I'm sure this depends on a lot of factors, ...
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Robocopy /purge only without archive attribute

i am working on a robocopy command to sync different folders. But for some reasons i just want to delete with purge the files without an archive attribute. Is this possible? /Purge /E /NOCOPY ...
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Suggestions on how to set up my dev server for dev clients (Linux and WIndows)?

I am creating web intranet systems and have always struggled with developing on multiple clients with moving files and databases over back and forth trying to keep everything in sync. I have now set ...
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Is it true that Microsoft OneDrive and OneNote cannot pass through VPN?

I had spent many days ping pong with the MS technical support for synchronization problems. While they have solved the basic synching, there is still one thing I am unhappy with. These Microsoft ...
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Setup Temporary Sync between two Folders

Is there an easy way to create a temporary sync between two folders. I know about FreeFileSync and other similar tools. What I am looking is a temporary way to sync two folders. I have a NAS setup ...
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exclude files when uploading via ncftp / ncftpput

i found a well working solution for my server setup thanks to this Question: Syncronizing files over FTP Now I have only NcFTP available on my Webserver http://ncftp.com/ncftp/doc/ncftpput.html and ...
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Seafile with OpenStack using seafile community edition

As you can read in the title I am trying to set up Seafile with OpenStack as storage back-end. I want to use Seafile Community Edition (rationale is not the matter of discussion here). I though it ...
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External Storage System For Multiple Machines With Box.com?

'm hoping this is the right place to ask this question: I have multiple machines all linked up to box.com, however, the syncing is causing issues (slow syncing to other computers) and I'm looking ...
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What is Chrome's Deal? Sync not working and Chrome not updating?

Something peculiar is up with chrome in the last few weeks... At my high school and at home (totaling out to about 8 computers) I have been getting an annoying message from chrome. It says that the ...
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Need to know why the router and the modem have syncing problems after a firmware update

I'm on a Netgear N300 router. A few weeks ago I did a firmware update on it and ever since then the router and modem have had some syncing issues. The desktops and wireless devices pick up on the ...
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how to view open chrome tabs from web?

I like to use Chrome on my desktop pc. I don't like it in my laptop and don't have Chrome on my phone. I don't sync Chrome on my work pc. Sometimes I want to open page on my phone or work pc. This ...
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Bluetooth headphones audio gets out of sync

I recently bought the Mixcder 104 bluetooth headphones. I've noticed that sometimes the audio gets out of sync by a second or so. This happens for all audio output - video, games, etc. and remains ...
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Utility to Synchronize File Creation Date with Modified Date, Preferably Context Menu Capable for File Explorer [closed]

I'm annoyed when I copy files and the creation date is made new. I know that's technically true, the file is copied so its creation date gets changed, but when the modified date of the copy is still ...
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Disable system time synchronisation

My system clock (which I can modify in UEFI) is working OK, but three hours behind me (always UTC+00, and changing it useless because it often resets when my notebook runs out of battery). I just want ...
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Show TO-DO list items in outlook folder

I am using a Android mail app on Android. Since it will not sync the TO-DO list on my outlook; I was exploring if the following is possbile create a folder in outlook inbox account (this works); say ...
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How exactly does Onedrive sync? What happens with missing or deleted files? [migrated]

How exactly does the built-in onedrive service sync the local drive with the remote drive ? How does the service know whether the server drive or the local drive has priority ? For example: What ...
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Recover incomplete download in Android Open Source Project

I am trying to sync the following repo repo init -u git://github.com/CyanogenMod/android.git -b gingerbread and then repo sync my problem is that repo sync stuck at fetching projects 99 ...
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why does dropbox keep syncing when nothing is changing?

I've got a particularly large file (about 500MB) that frequently changes, one one of the machines that sync together isn't fast enough at times to keep up - it doesn't finish synching before another ...
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LAN Dropbox alternative for places with slow internet

So, I am thinking about a possible solution to our "problem", but I am not 100% convinced. The situation is as follows: We're sitting in a remote camp with satellite internet, where bandwith (not ...
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Android apps doesn't sync over WiFi

"Network Manager" (Mint 17.1) can create a WiFi hotspot for Android phone if you use the option the «Create a Wireless Hotspot». Until recently, this hotspot worked fine, but now i have a problem. ...
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Work around for multiple calendars in To-Do bar for Outlook?

Problem: The Outlook "To-Do Bar" can only show appointments from the "Default" calendar You can change the default calendar, but that will still leave out any calendars NOT the default. Is there a ...
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automate forefront identity manager 2010 with Power Shell

I have a VM running server 2012 with MS Forefront identity Manager 2010 R2 with the purpose of syncing our on prem AD to azur AD for office 365 Every 3 hours the service runs Active Directory ...
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Windows 8.1 Offline Folder from NAS on home network?

On my home network I have a NAS device. It's an old IOmega StorCenter iX2 that runs SAMBA. I have it configured with mirrored drives. It's old, but it has served me well. I have a new Windows 8.1 ...
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How can I sync multiple folders to the cloud?

Is it possible to share different folders to a custom location with windows? Many of us use Dropbox, Google Drive and many more to share files. But there is no option to add "multi folder" syncing. ...
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Windows 7 clock out of sync?

I have Winows 7 Enterprise on brand new laptop (HP G2). BIOS is updated, every driver is installed. Clock in BIOS is set to correct time, Windows time have correct time. But after some time it is 20 ...
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How to make most stupid synchronization ever?

I am using different PC-s at work, at home and at weekdays. And often I have to work from home and on weekdays. I am a little bit tired of clouds,misused subversion, external drives, setting up server ...
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Is Google Drive's syncing and file indexing faster than Dropbox's?

I have both Google Drive and Dropbox installed on my PC. Currently, I am using Dropbox for storing files I would like to access both from home and work PC. Because there is a lot of files and folders ...
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Display contents of multiple folders in one explorer window

Let me give you an example of the rather odd functionality I'm after. Imagine you have your local HDD, an external HDD, and a usb stick, all containing a folder called "MediumMedley". When all these ...
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Dropbox creation of folder with same name as non synced folder

I had a folder called WWW in my dropbox root which I decided not to sync with install around 6 months ago, since then I have evidently created a new WWW folder in dropbox. Now I cannot see it in ...
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Differential copy from file list

I need to perform a differential copy from one computer to another. The problem is that the data set is in excess of 2 TB, and the largest drive I have is 2TB. So, I will need to clean space off of my ...
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How to resume OneDrive Uploads?

On my machine, I have approximately 50GB in my OneDrive directory (and a 1TB capacity on OneDrive), and I find that after rebooting, typically 2 GB or so of this data gets uploaded to OneDrive then ...
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How to efficiently sync a local network share?

I'm trying to backup the files on a local network share to my local computer, at least every X minutes. I tried almost all available directory sync tools (SyncToy, FreeFileSync, etc.) but they all ...
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How to delete Calendar items where the end date occurs before the start date?

In Outlook 2013, under Sync Issues > Local Failure, I have some Calendar items that will not delete. The error message says "The end date you entered occurs before the start date."
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Synology and Dropbox

I'm planning to buy a Synology NAS to use as an always-on media server. I currently have all my photos and music in my Dropbox folder on two Macs, and would like to simply mirror them onto the NAS as ...
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How to set DSynchronize to autostart?

I have recently downloaded DSynchronize, a free program for real time file syncronization. I installed it, but I donnot know how to set it to start with the windows. I have checked "autostart" but it ...
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Directory synchronization: TotalCommander will not synchronize all files

I ran Commands / Synchronize dirs in TotalCommander, but after synchronization it still refuses to synchronize few files. Why? The screenshot is posted below. The red files are those problematic ...
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Setting up automatic File Sync with USB drive

I have a file that I want to have automatically backed up onto my USB drive like with a networked drive sync operation how would I be able to set this up? I've tried to look in the properties for ...
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How to schedule a connection via FTP to syncronize remote files with local files in my computer?

I needto schedule a connection via FTP to syncronize remote files with local files in my computer. I have a website and I need to sync the remote files with my local files in my computer. Best ...
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How can I sign in to Chrome but not immediately sync everything?

I want to sign in to Chrome on a specific computer but not sync things to it from other computers or sync anything from other computers to it. Basically, I just want the account to be signed in. ...
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Bookmarks - sync OS X Firefox with iPhone / iPad Safari

I'm a Firefox user. I want to keep my bookmarks synchronised on all devices - desktop (Firefox Sync works great but just between my desktop instances), iPhone and iPad. Since there is no FF for iPad ...
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Bittorrent Sync upload/download rate limit not working

I am happily using BitTorrent Sync but I can't limit its upload/download rate. If I click on the Preferences Gear --> Advanced I can set "Limit receiving rate" and "Limit sending rate". I do this, ...
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How to sync a subset of a directory?

I like to sync two directories on local drives. However, one directoy contains a subset of the files of another one. This forbids me to use classical two way sync tools like 'unison', as they usually ...
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Automated sync to/from document management system and a physical Windows directory? (Autonomy iManage Worksite 8.5)

Is there a way to set up a user-created job that periodically exports newly created or modified files from a designated Autonomy iManage Worksite 8.5 workspace document folder to a designated Windows ...
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Sync a single folder with Dropbox (or similar service), without allowing other users access to entire Dropbox

I use Dropbox to sync almost all of my documents, work and personal. I also have a bunch of MATLAB routines that I'd like to sync with other users of a lab that I work at. In the lab, I only want the ...
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Sync with Google Drive and Docs

I have a few friends who run a number of Google accounts and uses Google Drive (v3.2.2) and Google Docs (v1.1.3.5459) for iOS (8.1) with iPads. One of the friends has created a directory under Google ...
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iTunes Wifi Sync with Internet Sharing

I enabled Internet Sharing, so that I can share my iMac's ethernet connection with my iPad and iPhone. Since I have done this, I have not been able to sync my devices over wi-fi. Is there a way to ...
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Keep two files in sync on the same device

I have a file that is my master library of all references (in BibTeX). When I start a new research project, I place a copy of that master library in the project folder to allow me to cite it. The ...
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Google Calendar One-Way Sync

I use Google Calendar and wish to sync it with my Android phone. Events I schedule from my PC always show up on my phone after sync, but events I schedule on my phone never show up on my on my PC when ...
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Alpine - sync sent mail

My mail client can sync sent mail, independent of method used to send email (iphone, mail client, browser). But I'm finding that Alpine is only saving my sent mail that is sent using Alpine. How do I ...
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Keep FTP in sync with local folder in Ububtu

I've been searching for about an hour and cant find what I want so i ask here. Is there a way, except mounting FTP as drive, in Ubuntu to watch the local folder for changes, then reflect those ...