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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Why is my NTP controlled computer clock two minutes ahead?

The clock in my computer is configured to be synchronized using NTP. To verify this I have tried two NTP clients using various NTP servers. My computer and the NTP clients are in complete agreement ...
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What are the steps in getting a Windows XP PC to time sync with a Windows 7 PC?

I have one PC running Windows XP Professional on a workgroup and another PC running Windows 7 Professional. I want the XP machine to be in time sync with the Windows 7 PC. I have disabled the ...
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On my Windows 2008 Server (standard), the time synchronization option is missing. How do I get it back?

Normally if I go into date and time settings there's an option to specify the time synchronization server, but on my Windows 2008 Server, the option is missing. Where did it go?
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How to sync my Wndows XP clock?

I was wondering how to sync my Windows XP clock? When I try to sync with servers (time.windows.com or time.nist.gov) it fails to sync.. Do you know any good server or solution?
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Time Synchronisation on Guest Domain Controller

We have a Domain Controller hosted within Hyper-V on a Server 2008 OS. Recently, we noticed that the time on our local machines was out by a few minutes at this site. After some investigation, I ...
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How to disable time synchronization in Linux Mint

My system: Linux Mint 17.2 MATE 32-bit My settings: Menu -> Administration -> Time and Date -> Configuration = Manual (that means do not connect to internet time servers) I do NOT have ntp ...
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Can't synchronize time, Windows 7

Ok, I finally installed Windows 7, clean install. Time synchronization does not work. Clicking "Update now" gives message: Unable to start the Windows Time service. Please try again later. I use ...
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How to increase frequency of time server synchronizations?

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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Force domain PC to sync time with another domain PC

I thought this would force workstation 12, at 14:53 (time) to sync with whatever time was on workstation10. at \\workstation12 14:53 net time \\workstation10 /set When I execute the command, the ...
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Sync the clock on Windows 7 to the time server more frequently

On Windows 7, is the way to sync the clock to the time server more frequently still the same as before (by regedit)? Are there other ways such as by using the control panel or system tool?
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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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sync two folders mac os x el capitan

I have my keynote presentations in a dropbox folder. However, at work they´ve removed the dropbox option and also I see that I can use the keynote online app. Is there any way I can sync from the ...
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OneDrive uploading message keeps growing

I have 40GB capacity on OneDrive. Recently I updated a lot of files and folders. My main folder is now 18.5GB OneDrive started uploading to sync the folder, but it now shows uploading 27GB of 27.4GB ...
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Profile was replaced when I signed on to my Microsoft account

I am trying to set up my mom's computer. It is running Win 10 upgraded from Win 7. I created a standard profile for her and named it Joxxxxxxx. I was went to Windows Store to get some programs/apps ...
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Windows 10 sync between devices, settings and apps loss

I have PC and laptop with win 10 pro both. Recently I had to reset laptop and start from scratch. With win10 reset feature it went smoothly. However... after reset and connecting to my MS account, on ...
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FFMPEG audio out of sync when transcoding (demuxing) from DV

I've been stuck with this problem for months. I have over 50 DV tapes (from and old Sony camcorder) to be converted to a more modern, usable format (most likely H264). I've started off with pulling ...
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How to synchronize two directories (on external harddrives with Linux), recognizing file movements?

I have two directories, on being a copy of the other. In my case, each directory is on its own external harddrive, but what I want to do should be universally applicable to two should-be-identical ...
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Onedrive has disappeared from system tray icons after clicking 'exit' (Windows 10)

I wanted to pause my Onedrive temporarily and followed the advice on this thread How to Pause onedrive sync on windows 8.1 to click "exit". It has indeed stopped syncing, but it has also disappeared ...
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Unwillingly syncing network folder during program write to file

I am trying to write a program that does some reading/processing/writing. While everything works fine when I give my program a local path, I am faced with an unusual problem: huge memory usage when ...
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ntpd doesn't sync with W32Time, ntpdate does

I have QNX 6.5 with ntpd running. I try to use Windows W32Time service as an ntp-server. When I use ntpdate 192.168.x.x, it works fine. But ntpd daemon won't sync. ntpq says that server is reached ...
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How can I manage computers using my Firefox Sync account?

I`m using Firefox Sync on a bunch of computers. I would like to manage my account, by removing some computers. I can't find the place to do this, it should be on the Firefox Sync page, but the ...
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How to update skype contacts between android and windows desktop?

I have skype installed on my android phone and on my windows desktop. When I add a nr in the skype on Android it is not showing up on the skype on my windows desktop. In android I did Settings > ...
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*seamless* synchronization between remote computers?

I have a desktop PC (windows 7) here in my office, and a laptop (windows 10). I want to synchronize files and folders between them, both for the obvious purpose of having all my most recent work ...
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How to remove photo from Google Photos without removing it from devices?

My workflow is usually to copy all photos from camera to PC, than use Picasa to filter and remove blurry, bracketed, etc. I used to use Picasa Web Albums that synced all the changes. Now I'm using ...
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Outlook as register tool

Is it possible to open a shared calendar in outlook, which synchronises (one way) with one personal calendar? This way, a group can place appointments in the shared calendar, which appear in the ...
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Synchronize (not just view) calendar events across multiple Exchange accounts?

I have multiple Microsoft Exchange accounts. One is my main account (call it me@abc.com); two others belong to clients that I support, and they have they own domains and their own distinct instances ...
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Are there any password managers for iPhone and Windows XP? [closed]

Can you recommend a password manager that syncs between an iPhone and (at least one, preferably several) Windows XP computers? Being able to generate passwords would of course be a nice addition, but ...
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What addon should I use to sync/backup my installed addons?

Is there a addon collection manager in Chrome? In Firefox, we have FEBE. In Chrome, I don't know what is the similar one.
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Keeping Itunes Library in Synch With External Harddrive

I have all my music files on an external hard drive. The hard drive is fed/accessed both through an old ibook and an imac - both have selected the external hard drive as the itunes folder. New songs ...
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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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Exchange Email synchronization across devices

I have three devices connected to a Microsoft Exchange account. If I delete a message completely (from the Inbox and then the Deleted Items folder) is it then deleted from the server as well as the ...
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vlc sync subtitle doesn't work

I downloaded a vedio from youtube(about 1 hour film) and downloaded subtitle from subscene , I put the vedio subtitle in the same folder with the same name. When I play the vedio with vlc and the ...
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How do I stop Outlook from asking me to choose a profile over and over again?

I have the same problem as mentioned in this post: How do I stop Outlook from asking me to choose a profile? But unfortunately the solution doesn't help. It was already set to this required setting ...
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What is the protocol for email notes?

What is the protocol for email notes? I have an email account associated with my domain and web server. When I added this email to "internet accounts" within my macbook preferences, it had an option ...
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Where does Windows Vista's Notes gadget store your notes?

I like to use the default notes gadget in Windows Vista, and I want to synchronize my notes between my PC and my laptop. I'm going to use Dropbox, so I just need to know where does the gadget store my ...
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Where do the notes synchronized from the iPad go? [closed]

I synchronize mails, contacts, calendar and notes between my iPad and Google. Google has web interfaces for the first three, but where do my notes end up?
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Access synced notes from iPhone on Windows other than through Mail/Outlook?

I see from the iPhone how to page that synced notes on Windows appear in MS Mail or Outlook/Outlook Express. I don't use any of these programs. Can I access the iPhone notes some other way? I don't ...
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Synchronisation software to find files that have moved paths within a folder?

Say I have a pictures folder which I reorganized on one computer. I'd like to use that directory as the base and compare it with another version on a backup drive. Will any Synchronisation/compare ...
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How to synchronize Gnote?

How can I synchronize Gnote on Ubuntu?
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iPhone/iPod Touch Notes get synchronised to where?

I know with iPhone OS 3.0 the ability to synchronise notes back to a Mac or PC were added. I can see that the check box is enabled when my iPod Touch is connected. But where can I find the notes on my ...
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MS Outlook does not synchronize my emails from Outlook.com

I am having issues with my Outlook.com email account. Recently I started to use MS Outlook and when I complete the process of adding my Outlook.com account it synchronizes only very old emails that I ...
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How to sync Microsoft Outlook between phone and laptop without the cloud

I bought a new phone, Microsoft Lumia 435, and want to sync Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, and Notes in Outlook 2013 (Office 365) between my new phone and laptop (Windows 7). I do not use Outlook for ...
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ownCloud WebDAV interface seems to be broken

I've been trying to host ownCloud on my server but everytime I try to it tells me this : Your web server is not yet properly setup to allow files synchronization because the WebDAV interface seems ...
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Chrome: replace remote data with local data on first sync

XMarks has a feature like this, along with the ability to replace local with remote. Does chrome do anything like this?
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Chrome: change sync settings BEFORE syncing

I only want to sync bookmarks. Unless I'm mistaken, though, the moment I sign into chrome for the first time, it immediately syncs everything, including history and passwords. This is a profoundly ...
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How do I exclude/ignore folder inside of Dropbox folder without selective sync?

I'm using Dropbox with some project and one of my directories has subdirectory it's called ~/Dropbox/stuff/data, how do I exclude and/or ignore it without selective sync?
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Desktop app to use cloud file

I have a specific desktop app (Windows OS) that has vital local MDB data. Instead of making and keeping my personal backup of this MDB file I was thinking if it was possible to maybe: move this file ...
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Robocopy: how to sync renames without deletions?

Basically I'm trying to emulate SyncToy's "Contribute" in Robocopy. "New and updated files are copied left to right. Renames on the left are repeated on the right. No deletion" With /purge it ...
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How can I share/sync bookmarks/favorites between multiple Google Chrome/apps users?

I pretty much think everything is in the title. I'd like to know if I can easily share and sync my bookmarks/favorites with another Chrome user? I don't want to be sending emails with "Hey! Here's a ...
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How to prevent from uploading videos to Google Photos?

I am using Google Photos App to backup and sync camera images to photos.google.com. I just want to back up and sync only Camera photos and not the recorded videos (due to heavy in size and take longer ...