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Network folders in Windows XP Sync toy not visible

I have a ubuntu 12.04 samba file server which is recognized automatically under Win 7 + 8 in the Windows Explorer Network, also Synctoy shows the samba folders. But in XP the folders are not shown, I ...
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1answer
325 views

Everytime I logoff/shutdown, my computer synchronizes to a remote folder

Every time I logoff or shutdown my pc at work, I get the following dialog: It is clearly a synchronization of some sort, it shows the path to the remote folder which is located in a PC in another ...
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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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2answers
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Synching files between home & work without leaving local copy at work

The total size of files is about 20Mb (notes, some Word documents and several other types of "office" files including one Chrome profile folder) although not all of them would be changed every day. I ...
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1answer
142 views

Synchronize folder on network, preserving hard links

I have few computers using Windows XP Pro. I want to synchronize/back a folder from one machine, to another one. This far, It's a simple problem, and I've used FreeFileSync for such operations, with ...
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1answer
96 views

Is it possible to share Skype's profile across OSs?

in my machine I have two Windows OSs plus a Linux based one and I have Skype in them all. I don't mind Linux because there software is already different, but I wanted to sync my profile between both ...
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1answer
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How do you change the update rate for time server synchronization on Windows XP

We have a file server running Windows XP, but the system clock speed is not particularly accurate, with the result that file datestamps drift with time, and this causes annoyances with software ...
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Secure sync of TrueCrypt containers on Windows XP

Need to sync arbitrary files within two TrueCrypt containers; one container is a backup, the other the one actively used by me, both are local during the transaction. Current concern security wise ...
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3answers
71 views

Best way to smart update a directory in Windows (i.e. changes only, like rsync for unix)

I'd like to update the contents of a unc directory with a local directory, but due to network speed issues I'd like to only send the updates to that directory. Is there any software that can aid me ...
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2answers
212 views

FTP - transferring files eats up transfer - how to optimise it?

the problem may be very common. When I transfer files to my FTP server all the files are transferred instead only the changed ones: For example one file on my disk has 7556 bytes and on ftp server ...
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2answers
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Syncing Windows registry between several computers

There's a certain folder in my Windows XP registry that I would like to be synchronized between my 2 computers, Dropbox-style. The way I want it to be is that every time I make a registry change in ...
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2answers
418 views

retrieve back porch (horizontal and vertical) in windows xp

I need to retrieve specific timing properties from with windows XP modeline to use it in my ubuntu xorg.conf file I need these properties: Horiz Front Porch, Vert Front Porch, Horiz Back Porch, ...
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1answer
189 views

Would like to sync backup files on a lan cheaply and every few minutes, how?

At the moment I use sync software to copy files to other machines, so they have the same files within a matter of minues. But the software is slow and hogs cpu time on my desktop pc. Ideally I'd ...
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1answer
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Auto Sync Windows XP time on Boot

I have an old PC with a defective CMOS battery, and every time the clock is reset, I have to log as admin in Windows XP and set the date manually, then I can sync from the server. As this computer has ...
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5answers
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How to auto syncronize files with network drive on Windows XP?

Windows XP: I would like to auto synchronize files between a a local drive and a network drive. I am aware of Windows Briefcase but it is very slow and I have to tell it to synchronize. I really ...
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0answers
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Need to copy files from cdrom, to a mounted USB drive (TomTom) in Windows XP?

I would like to write a daemon/batch/script...that listens to the HAL for events and then launches a script once a usb device (TomTom gps) is plugged in. This script will be placed on the cdrom disk ...
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1answer
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How to increase frequency of time server synchronisations?

I have a that PC (Windows XP SP3) keeps losing time whereby it ends up being about 5 mins slow per day from all the other PCs and clocks about the place. Is there a way to increase frequency of ...
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1answer
612 views

Possible to (re)sync 2 drives into RAID 1 Array?

Have an XP machine with 2 drives configured in a RAID 1 array. Trying to fix a boot problem, I took the drives out to run chkdsk on them, and I accidentally got them out-of-sync (event logs, etc). ...
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2answers
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Synchronizing the clocks of two Windows-XP machines not connected to the internet?

I have a set-up with two PCs running Windows XP, both acquiring data from external sources and saving it locally with time-stamp per sample. At the end of each day I move that day's from both PCs to ...
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3answers
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I get “An error occurred while Windows was synchronizing with [name of time server].” when trying to automatically synchronise PC time

Prompted by the answers to this question I decided to give the Windows built in time synchronisation another go. However, no matter what time server I use I get this error: "An error occurred while ...
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3answers
2k views

Automatically copy files from desktop to USB drive when connected

My problem is similar to Automatically copy files to USB drive when connected. However, the path of source of the file, which is the desktop, isn't static, so I want the solution to be able to ...
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3answers
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Command line script for Offline Files in Windows XP Professional

I want to write a bat script to have the same functionality as mentioned in this [article][1] [1]: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/mobility/learnmore/offlinefiles.mspx . What would be the ...
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884 views

ActiveSync, sunchronize “storage card” folder with PC

I have a Pidion 5000 mobile device. Is it possible to synchronize storage card (ProgramStore folder) with a desktop folder? Desktop: Windows XP (Home Edition) Pidion: Windows Mobile 6 (Classic)
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SyncToy not deleting folders when Echoing

When running MS SyncToy and echoing one folder to another, I find that the program does not delete folders which are not present in the "original" folder when backing up to a thumb drive. This leads ...
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Syncing Tool Between 2 Folders [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Which is the best application to Sync two folders? Keeping folders synced between several machines What is a good tool to automatically sync two folders when changes ...
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2answers
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Does Synctoy do differential synchronization on files?

I've searched the internet and couldn't find any information about this. I am wondering this because I want to synchronize a virtual machine image between disks, and it would not be very efficient if ...