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Dropbox: sync some folders in removable drive

I have my main dropbox folder in C:. However, I keep all my photos in a removable hard drive. Now I want to sync these files as well, what I can think of is to create a symbolic link in the main ...
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Windows permissions syncronization

I borrowed an original Surface RT to try it out. I was granted administrative rights to the device with my Microsoft account (@outlook.com) and logged in. Many months later the owner of the Surface ...
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Why Does Transfer Of Music To A 32 Gigabyte Micro SDHC Card Keep Failing?

I have a large number of music files on my hard drive, and am trying to transfer them onto a 32 gigabyte (31.2 usable) micro SDHC card so I can listen to them using my cellular phone; the transfer ...
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156 views

Windows 8 Calendar App - Google Calendar Sync

As per Google's Exchange Active Sync (EAS) depreciation in 2013, Microsoft's Windows 8 Calendar app cannot two way sync. Is there a non-third party way to re-enable two way sync? Goal: Get this ...
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37 views

Using new computer with Windows 8. How to import pics?

How can one import pics from Android phone to computer using Windows 8?
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1answer
23 views

Where to manage my Windows 8 synced machines?

I remember being able to go on the microsoft side and see all my synced Windows 8 devices but can't find that place anymore. For example, whenever you install Windows 8 on a new machine, during the ...
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How do I change the destination folder for syncing windows phone 8 with windows 8

Using the Windows 8 syncing app to sync my photos there doesn't seems to be any options to change the default destination for photo/file syncing. I have used the desktop app for doing the same thing ...
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1answer
60 views

Best practice: Shared Folders Server 2008

I like the idea of remote profiles that users keep a local copy of their profile on their machine. So if the server malfunctions they'd still have access to their files. Now, is there something ...
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When does windows 8/8.1 synchronize settings

I have 2 PCs - one at work and one at home, both running windows 8.1 and both using the same MS account. Win 8.1 syncs user settings such as desktop background, theme, app passwords and settings etc. ...
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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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1answer
112 views

Windows 8 mail app wont autosync - keeps asking for lock screen permissions

I did a fresh installation of windows 8.1 on my new asus n550jv, and since a few days ago i noticed i would not recieve any new mails. when i went to check the settings i found out that the sync ...
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519 views

Cannot import Gmail contacts into Windows 8 People app

I know there is a lot of talk of this around the net, and I have done my research, but I'm still not getting any joy. In the People app, I have connected it with my GMail account. This is confirmed ...
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319 views

Automatically copy/sync updated directory to another folder in Windows 8?

So I have a Git repo on my local (Windows 8) drive and within it are several projects, each with their own sub-dir. I want to setup something such that as I update/save files within this one ...
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Windows 8: Sync Explorer's Favorites with Explorer's Pinned folders

I'd like to sync these two folders, maybe with symlink, but unfortunately I can't find the directory where Windows 8 puts the pinned folders from the Explorer's icon in the taskbar. Screenshots to ...
2
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1answer
117 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 ...
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2answers
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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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198 views

Can't copy files from Skydrive local synced folder when not connected to internet - and when connected copying is slow

When I attempt to copy files from my local synched copy of SkyDrive, it seems to refuse or take forever (didn't wait) to copy files, when not connected and then is slow when I am connected. See screen ...
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1answer
97 views

Sync OneNote without opening the application

I've been spoiled by Dropbox. All I do is turn on my laptop and all of the offline changes I've made to documents is synchronised to the cloud. Except for the OneNote Windows 8 app. I have to ...
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1answer
59 views

OneNote synchronisation phone <-> computer

I have OneNote installed on my HTC8S and on my laptop with Windows 8. In both I'm logged into the same account (my personal outlook.com account) and I want to synchronize my notes between them. I ...
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3answers
968 views

Windows Phone sync error when syncing with iTunes on different Hard Drive

I have my iTunes library file on a separate hard drive (which I believe may be the cause of the problem) and I have been trying to use it to synchronize with my Windows Phone. I would like to first ...
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1answer
1k 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 ...
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791 views

Synchronize agenda/contacts/tasks from Outlook 2013 (64 bit) to Windows Mobile 6.5?

The subject says it all: how can I synchronize my agenda/contacts/tasks from Outlook 2013 (64 bit) to a Windows Mobile 6.5 device (HTC Touch2 in my case). First thing I tried is Windows Mobile ...
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274 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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3answers
452 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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4k views

Sync files automatically on a home network?

I have a folder that MUST be in the folder it's in. I want to sync it between two computers in my house, both running Win8. If anyone remembers Windows Live Mesh, I want a program that does something ...
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“sync” content via filename

Okay, well I've uploaded 5 gigs of images to Dropbox, and those are directly off the camera. In another country, my friend with rubbish internet (whom retrieved a CD containing the images) copied ...
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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 ...
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1answer
311 views

Service to Sync contacts and calendar between OS X and Windows 8

Is there any Service that I can use to sync my contacts and calendar between multiple Windows 8 and Mac OS X devices? I currently have all my data at iCloud and previously at Google, but Google can't ...
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2answers
872 views

How can I set up two-way synchronization for my Gmail calendar with Outlook 2010?

I have an HP envy DV7-7290ez i7 with Windows 8. How can I set up two-way synchronization for my Gmail calendar with Outlook 2010? It worked with Windows Vista and my old laptop!
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3answers
339 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 ...
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1answer
218 views

What is Windows 8 syncing, specifically?

In the Windows 8 Settings app, there's a Sync section that lets you sync Windows and app settings across multiple Windows 8 computers. It doesn't give very fine-grain control, however, and is even ...
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228 views

Ubuntu One, failure: DOES_NOT_EXIST, high CPU usage, no syncing

over the weekend I updated my computer to Windows 8. So far Ubuntu One was running smoothly, but ever since the update (clean, new install) Ubuntu doesn't sync any more. In Windows 7 it would start ...
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How to add and sync folders outside SkyDrive folder?

I have folders with documents all over my hard drive, some which I would like to include in SkyDrive without moving them into the SkyDrive folder. E.g. my SkyDrive folder is in ...
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1answer
151 views

How can I choose what settings my Windows Live account syncs between systems? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What gets synced across computers using the same Windows Live ID? I have multiple Windows 8 systems and I use the same Windows Live ID for all of them. The benefit of ...
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508 views

Does Windows 8 have the bluetooth phone backup and sync features like Windows 7?

I have an old phone and I need to: Backup and sync my phone contacts and calendar info. Use laptop speakers as a headset. I was able to perform both of these tasks in Windows 7, but I'm not able ...
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1answer
56 views

How will users Sync their Media with Windows Phone devices?

Zune Desktop App syncs media files from their PC to their Windows Phone devices. With Windows 8, Zune Brand disappears. How does syncing work then?
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How do I sync multiple g-calendars to the new Windows 8 Calendar?

I'm able to add multiple g-calendars from multiple accounts, but it appears that only the root calendar is synced with Windows 8's Metro Calendar app. Is there a way to sync all gmail calendars?
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1answer
887 views

Reset Windows Live account for Windows 8

I have used the German release preview of Windows 8 and after installing the RTM available via MSDN my apps which were synced got automatically installed. However I have the English version of Win 8 ...