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Consequences of removing a partnership in sync center?

Hi I have a windows 7 PC on our network, I don't think we need to have a sync partnership on it and want to disable it. If I disable it does anything get deleted or lost? or does it simply stop ...
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What is a good combination of apps to edit a text/word-document across phone, tablet and desktop with intermittent Internet access? [closed]

I've got Windows and Android devices, and I'd like to be able to sync a text or Word document across all devices. As far as I'm aware, Drop box for Android only allows you pull a document. It ...
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0answers
15 views

Is it safe to transfer files to a raid 5 array while it is re-synching?

I have a newly created raid 5 array in windows server 2008 (software in windows disk mamanger) and it is resynching... Is it safe for me to start transfering/copy files to the volume while it is ...
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66 views

sync folder via ftp - one way only

I use the software FLING, which makes me sync my local folder on my PC to my web site via FTP. But now i've found a new software, goodsync. How can I configure it so that when a file in a local folder ...
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57 views

Sync desktop background using Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8?

Well, I had a home server (nothing fancy) running off a copy of Windows 8 Pro, and I upgraded to Windows Server 2012. The problem is, when I was hosting the server with Windows 8 Pro I had Bing ...
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0answers
60 views

RealTimeSync specify Delay Time within ffs_real configuration file

I've setup FreeFileSync's (v 6.3) companion RealTimeSync to perform periodic syncing between my working folders and Google Drive folders and it all works fine but every time I start the computer (or ...
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63 views

How can I sync files between two different iTunes accounts and computers without overwriting certain metadata

Ok so my question may seem a little convoluted, but basically I am looking for some software (or solution) with the following features: Automatically sync files between two computers (So copy all ...
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0answers
54 views

No overlay status icons on desktop file icons and no progress status on Modern UI app for SkyDrive

Both SkyDrive on desktop and Modern UI SkyDrive show no status, but SkyDrive files are still uploaded to the cloud. I thought it was something with Windows 8.1, but after I installed the same OS ...
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49 views

Sync Linux system with Windows over SSH while retaining file permissions

I am trying to sync files between my Linux machine and my Windows machine over SSH (SFTP). Currently when I do this, the files lose their Unix file permissions because windows doesn't support Unix ...
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0answers
179 views

Performance of RoboCopy when complex folder structure & files are to sync

I would require some recommendations from you about the challenge that I am currently facing. Background : There are Network Attached Storage in the US and India Office. All the data currently ...
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1answer
80 views

Can I sync files from a Surface 2 and a Windows 8 laptop?

I'm thinking of buying a Surface 2 tablet from microsoft, and already having a Windows 8.1 laptop i am familiar with the new Modern UI. If for example I am playing Jetpack Joyride on my laptop and ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Skydrive does not sync on Windows 8.1

I've been using Win 8.1 with Skydrive (not Pro) and keep experiencing problems with syncing. All this used to work fine in 7 and 8 using the old Skydrive client. If someone else uploads a .doc file ...
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1answer
66 views

Windows btsync: disable 3rd party services

How to disable 3rd party services in btsync on Windows, be exact use_relay_server, use_tracker, use_dht options available on unix based btsync?
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1answer
44 views

Sync files but not folders, windows 7

I want to sync two files in two different folders on one Windows 7 machine. The problem is there are others files in the same two folders that I do not want to sync. I have searched that there are so ...
2
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8answers
203 views

Quickest way to send links from PC to PC [closed]

I am looking for the quickest way to send URLs and short Text in general from my Laptop to Desktop or vice verse. A lot of the time I am browsing on my Laptop near my Desktop then find a URL which I ...
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0answers
28 views

App for synchronizing only folders [closed]

This is the exact situation I'm in. I have amassed over the years quite a lot of portable apps for the Windows OS. I also decide to add or remove portable apps as time goes on. I have at least 3 ...
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1answer
3k views

How to auto-sync a USB thumb drive with folders on the PC?

In my job we are not guaranteed to keep using the same computer forever. Also, I need to keep the files at arm's reach when traveling. This is screaming a "cloud" solution, but here in Brazil mobile ...
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2answers
655 views

One way sync with either Dropbox or Google drive on linux and windows

I could not google this one. I would like to use Dropbox or Google drive only as backup, so I would like to ensure I only upload to those services and never download (unless done manually via the web ...
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0answers
29 views

Windows 7 Synchronize folders BUT while some files are open

I need some way to synchronize 2 drives I have. I want to do this often (once a day or so) There is the main drive that I want to clone/synchronize on a backup hard disk. The problem is in that ...
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1answer
54 views

How to synchronize tasks on multiple computers

I would like to be able to run similar tasks on several computers that must be precisely synced. More specifically I need 4 laptops to be synced, probably over local network, and I need to use one of ...
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0answers
36 views

How to replicate changes to a folder to its mirror/image?

Say I have a folder with multiple files and subfolders and several backups of this folder. Now I am planning to make many changes to the way this folder is organized: changing file locations, naming ...
1
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1answer
139 views

trying to make symbolic link but have spaces in folder name

I'm trying to make a symbolic link via the windows command prompt. I am using a drop box-like service called Copy. it creates a new folder which it syncs to the web and other computers that it's ...
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2answers
289 views

Do USB memory sticks have controller and disk-cache on-board?

I'm well aware that the spinning-platter type of hard-disks have an on-board controller and an onboard disk-cache. Now, does the 'disk'-cache also exist on a (4- or 8-GB) USB stick? Incidentally, ...
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1answer
89 views

SSH Ubuntu -> Windows XP -> Linux

I'm developing cross-platform, and I have the following situation: a PC with Windows 7 + Ubuntu in a virtual machine where I develop and compile the code located in the office a PC with Windows XP ...
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2answers
94 views

How can I automatically sync files from local system to development environment

I'm looking for a good Windows tool way that allows me to automatically copy files from my local pc to a development environment on a different server. I only want to copy certain files (aspx, ascx, ...
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3answers
194 views

Accurate drive backup or file/folder synchronization that maintains metadata

Problem What I need is a way of quickly and easily, but properly and completely backing up a memory-card to a flash-drive (see scenario below for details). Research Obviously there are plenty of ...
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1answer
456 views

How can I keep a folder on two computers in sync, without uploading to the cloud?

I want to keep certain folders in sync between various computers. They are a mix of Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 machines. I already know about services such as SpiderOak and Dropbox, but I want to ...
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1answer
28 views

How to perform zipped mirroring on Windows?

My source is a directory hierarchy. I need to auto-copy the files in the source to a destination directory, but to have each file individually zipped inside the destination sub-directories. ...
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votes
1answer
125 views

Birthday reminder - Windows [closed]

I run Windows 7. I would like to know if there is any option to have a birthday reminder option or software for my PC. I would like to get dates from my Facebook contacts as well, so that it will be ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Dropbox options for avoiding file conflicts and locking issues

I use dropbox to sync many things, often things that you "shouldn't" sync, like FireFox states, game states, music database, etc, etc. Where I run into problems is with dropbox's love of syncing ...
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1answer
154 views

Can I have 2 folders from 2 different servers in sync one way

Can I have 2 folder from 2 different server in sync one way! I have a Windows server, Server 1 :public server a Windows server, Server 2: local on my network :under NAT The problem is that I get ...
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3answers
91 views

Android sync pictures both ways

I have a Galaxy s3 and I'm wondering if there is a way to sync pictures that is better than Dropbox Right now I use Dropbox which just downloads all my pictures but it doesn't use the same folders ...
2
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1answer
912 views

How can I have different backgrounds on different computers?

So I have two Windows 8 VMs. I want to set one's theme to blue/black colors and the others to red colors. The reason I want these different is that I will be using the VMs simultaneously. One is 32 ...
0
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2answers
65 views

Automatic offline synchronization / mirroring files

I'm working on a few different computers (PC, two notebooks) and I'm looking a way to easily synchronize files through these machines. I wish it would work the following way: I've got an external ...
1
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1answer
230 views

What is the best way to merge two sets of files, but for duplicates to select the older file in Windows?

I have stumbled into a dumb usage case. I want to merge two folders in a particular way (I guess these are called folders now, I still think of them as directories, but whatever). The folders have ...
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2answers
262 views

Sync Folders Between Home PC

I have a Home PC with Windows 8 and a Work Laptop with Windows 8. I have several general folders in both the places that need to be sync. Example: Home PC (D:\Family Photo, E:\Home Videos, ...
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0answers
41 views

How to share my comments, notes etc for my .pdf across multiple devices?

I have a Windows laptop and an Android PDA. I'm using Adobe Reader for reading my e-books for both these devices. But I'm also putting comments and notes into them, which are stored only in a single ...
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3answers
413 views

How do I copy and synchronize my files from WinXP to Win8?

I'm trying to migrate my files from WinXP to Win8, but they use different paths. WinXP uses C:\Documents and Settings and Win8 uses C:\Users. Plus, WinXP uses Chloe\My Documents\My Music, while Win8 ...
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1answer
122 views

How do I ignore errors with Unison?

I'm trying to synchronize two directories using Unison, however if it encounters a file with an error, then it skips the entire directory! I don't believe it should skip the whole directory, and ...
0
votes
1answer
211 views

How to sync files between 2 servers on the internet?

We are trying sync files between 2 Windows servers. These servers are not on the same network. A process on server 1 generates the file. A process on server 2 needs to consume the file. At first ...
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0answers
174 views

AllwaySync does not AutoStart in Win8

I want to get my AllwaySync program to launch automatically after log on to Windows 8. I tried to check the AutoStart box in the preferences of the program as well as I tried to move a shortcut of the ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Safe way of synchronising Dropbox with backup

I use Dropbox but also like to back up my files to an external hard drive. I am currently doing a one way sync from Dropbox to the external drive every hour. This is very inefficient as the ...
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1answer
106 views

Create a resized versions of photo collection and keep it in sync

This is for Windows, but I could run a virtual Linux client if there is an awesome solution not in Windows. I keep a master photo collection, and I need to have it automatically sync to e resized ...
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1answer
458 views

Symlinking some of my drive to another, AND syncing structures (Link Shell Extension?)

I'm going to install a SSD and a hard drive on my computer soon. It's a 128 GB SSD, and a 1 TB hard drive. I'm going to use the SSD as follows: It will store the OS and most applications. As for the ...
3
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2answers
1k views

What's a good Windows PIM program with synchronisation support? [closed]

Summary I have been looking for a good personal information management (PIM) program with good online synchronisation support for a long time. Does anyone know of one that meets my needs? ...
2
votes
3answers
309 views

Locally syncing two computers so they are the same

I'm thinking of eventually, when I have more money, buying a laptop, so it's more convenient for me to work at school or wherever I eventually get hired. Eventually, maybe. I don't think I'll have ...
3
votes
2answers
350 views

Synchronize folders on different computers without cloud and without network just internet

I have two computers with windows 7, one in my home town and one in another town. They are not in private network but I have internet on both. They have exactly the same file structure. I am searching ...
2
votes
1answer
963 views

Google Drive desktop client not updating existing files from other users

I've looked around and there doesn't really seem to be any troubleshooting information for the Google Drive desktop client. It all assumes you are using Google Docs on the web. Anyway, my team is ...
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2answers
4k views

How can I keep two folders synchronized when a new file is created in one of them on Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do synchronize two folders in Windows 7 in real-time? I got a dedicated server with Windows Server 2008 OS, which I am hosting game servers off. Now, for one of ...
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1answer
160 views

Sync and Encrypt

My question is quite similar to this but the difference is that I want the sync application to encrypt the files before it puts them in the destination and also the destination is accessed by FTP. ...