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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How to Sync Thunderbird Contacts with Gmail Contacts

I have thunderbird 3.0 with the Zindus plugin. However it seems that Zindus syncs one way. For example I type a new email address into thunderbird and then go to my gmail account and it has no record ...
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Is it possible to select which folders to sync in OneDrive (Skydrive) on Windows 8.1?

Is it possible to select which folders to sync in OneDrive (formerly Skydrive) on Windows 8.1? (I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro) This is possible in Windows 7 version of SkyDrive, but can't see setting ...
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How to manually put files in view-only Dropbox folder before sync

My company has a business Dropbox account and we use it as a way to distribute program files to client's machines with our own single account. Dropbox helps ease the way we update those files ...
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What is Mobsync.exe? Assuming I don't need it, can I disable it in Windows 7 without ill side effect?

I'm running Windows 7. Occasionally when I resume my computer from standby, it seems to wait 20-30 seconds or so before giving me full control back. In an attempt to diagnose why, I've been watching ...
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How to reset SkyDrive/OneDrive sync?

Is there a way to empty SkyDrive/OneDrive without deleting the files in the cloud. I'm running Windows 8.1 and would like to revert all of the files to "online-only" mode except that the function ...
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Delete duplicates from over 150,000 bookmarks on Google Chrome

I believe I tried all the bookmark management apps on the Chrome web store, deleted part of the bookmarks manually (yes, I even attempted that), organize them within folders and all, but they just ...
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How to fix video and audio out-of-sync (sometimes)?

I have a avi video file which plays perfectly on Linux (using e.g. mplayer) and on one TV, but when using another TV the audio happens to be out-of-sync with the video by about 5 seconds! This does ...
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Onenote login in to program will not let me type in password so I can sync

So I have Onenote 2013 and I changed notebooks on my computer and when I try to sync the notebooks with my other devices and I go to log in, I can see my email address but I can not type in my ...
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Windows Azure AD Sync Tool - Credentials of the supplied user do not map to a forest

I'm having problems with the Windows Azure Active Directory Sync Tool and Office 365. We did have it set up correctly and was working for about 2 months. Today, the VM it was running on destroyed ...
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How do I correct a video that is partially out of sync with its audio?

I recently recorded an MP4 video in which the audio is in sync for the first couple of minutes, but then abruptly falls out of sync for the remainder of the video. How can I fix the out-of-sync audio ...
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To make Smart Priority for Dropbox File Sync

I tweeted this idea already and put some peer-pressure to the developers of Dropbox. Is there any possibility to put some Smart Priority for Syncing files in Dropbox? I want to sync first files in ...
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Restore Outlook 2013 Emails That Weren't Synced?

Recently migrated from a webhost email account to Rackspace. The company owner's email account was apparently not syncing this whole time, nor were the files local (somehow.) All changes he's made to ...
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How can I stop Drobox sync during the day and automatically start at night

I'm trying to stop the Dropbox daemon from running during the day. I'd like to start it and perform a sync around 6 pm daily. I'm running Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 on an iMac 27'.
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Practical way to share 15GB of files with distributed users on cable connections

I am working with a company of 7 employees distributed throughout the U.S., each with basic cable internet connections, who need to share about 15 GB of thousands of documents (mostly Word and PDF ...
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sync network drive with onedrive

I have been using the HP MediaSmart HomeServer for a few years as my network file server. I have been working with SkyDrive (now OneDrive), and is trying to use OneDrive as my file server. I took on ...
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Unable to uninstall dropbox in a roaming profile or to delete data from an existing dropbox

For several years i had a running dropbox installation pointing to a home directory on a network drive associated with my roaming profile in a windows 2012 environment. Some days ago, i realized that ...
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OneDrive Sync Issues with file path lengths

I have 2 PCs, one surface 3 pro and one self-built x64 amd PC. On my Desktop PC I can sync my OneDrive with no problems with the root folder D:\Onedrive... I then get an error on my surface that the ...
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Windows 8.1 | Make remote network locations available offline

I've set up a NAS on my network, and would like to make some of the files accessible offline on my laptop. I can do this by mapping a network drive to \\NASNAME\share, and then right-clicking to ...
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Share iCal calendar with Google Calendar

Here's a concrete problem: I use Google Calendar and my coworker uses iCal. We need to be able to read (not write to) each others events. I can share my different Google calendars with him by ...
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How can I make Windows 8.1 NOT sync across devices?

I was wondering if there is a setting somewhere that will let me make Windows 8.1 not sync things like wallpapers, lock screens, and such across multiple devices with the same MS account. I have a ...
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EAS sync in OS X?

I am using an email provider (Zoho currently, but the problem seems to apply to multiple provider) that only supports EAS (Exchange ActiveSync) for proper sync (IMAP supports mail only, no contacts ...
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Can not delete Outlook 2013 mailbox folder

When I try to delete mailbox folder in the Outlook, it gives this error: Cannot delete this folder. Right-click the folder, and then click Properties to check your permissions for the folder. ...
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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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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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How do I real-time synchronize two files in Windows 8.1?

I'd like to sync two files in real-time in Windows 8.1. For example let us say: A: PathFileA B: PathFileB Any modification in A or B keep them having the same version real-time. Is that possible? I ...
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How can I sync calendars and contacts across platforms while *not* using a related email address?

Okay, this one is super complicated, but I'll try my best to be clear and concise. I am trying to help a user get his accounts together. The user has the following hardware: iPad Android phone ...
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owncloud: share information about ignored files among synced folders

I'm currently looking for a way to ignore file pattern for ownCloud-synced folders but by now I've only found the system wide sync-exclude.lst approach. This approach has three bad shortcomings: ...
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What program syncs folders on Mac OS X like SyncToy does for Windows? [closed]

I'm looking for a program to sync folders between two Macs. I want to use a GUI and selectively sync. On windows there was SyncToy, which allowed you to set two paths, then preview what the sync would ...
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Sync user folders between computers

Is there a way I can sync the entire user folders (Documents, Pictures, Music, Videos etc.) between 2 computers? I don't want to use Dropbox (or any similar single folder syncing service) as I have a ...
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Uploading large folders to Dropbox from external hard drive

I've got a puzzling dilemma that I've been trying to solve for weeks. I want to backup about 500 GBs from an external hard drive to my Dropbox Pro account. My computer's hard drive is nowhere near ...
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I think Nod32 is blocking sync with all time servers

Today I have a strange problem for you all. On desktop I am using Nod32 antivirus 8 and cannot sync with any internet time server. Tried all w32tm settings but it is always stuck in Please wait... ...
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How to sync add-on for webpage highlighter, annotator?

I am using Prostetnic highlighter to highlight texts in webpages. It has a special benefit of reloading the highlights when I revisit the site. It stores the highlighted information in "patma.splite" ...
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BitTorrent Sync: syncing home folder

I would like to use BitTorrent Sync to sync either the home folder or various subfolders, such as Desktop, Documents, Pictures across two machines running Ubuntu (versions 14.04 and 15.04). I'm having ...
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Syncing OneNote does not work with Office 2013

I have Office 2013 both at home and at office and I am logged on to both machines. Now, when I want to sync some of the notes from Home and Office then I basically went to File> Settings>Sync but as ...
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One-way syncing/backup with Unison

I'm using the syncing tool Unison with my Mac OSX and Ubuntu 9.10 machines to backup my music from Mac to Ubuntu. The thing is, I want to have my Mac be the source and Ubuntu be the target so that the ...
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Store in server only changed files and delete them after synchronisation

I have two laptops (maybe one more on its way) running Ubuntu and I wish to keep certain directories synchronized. I've considered DropBox and I'm not happy about a couple of points: All my sensible ...
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Synchronizing folders, configurations, programs, local server and database on 2 debian machines

I am using debian both on a laptop and inside a virtual machine on another computer. I want to be able to synchronize those 2 systems in both ways so that I can do some work say on the VM, then ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 Exchange ActiveSync Calendar Only Syncs in One Direction

One of my users pointed out that when they create a New Appointment in Outlook 2013, it does not sync to their phone or to our web client. On the other hand, when a New Appointment is created using ...
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Strange Office365 email synchronization and delivery behaviour

Last week we've transitioned from our POP3 email provider to Office 365 for Business. We have 30 users and started a mailbox copying and synchronization batch job on their new mailboxes. As of today ...
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When does local copy of OneNote notebook update?

I created a OneNote notebook on my C:\ drive using the Windows's version of One Note, and have now shared it on One Drive (cloud). I then updated the notebook on my android tablet using One Drive, ...
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sync all Chrome extensions but keep disable/enabled options local?

Can I make Chrome sync all my extensions and apps across all my machines but keep disable/enabled options local?
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Lync Contacts Not Syncing from Outlook Contacts

I have a user that has external contacts that she has added to Outlook and communicates with through Lync. All of these contacts have numbers and email addresses. The user recently changed a number ...
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How do I synchronise two folders in real-time in Windows 7?

I want to synchronise two folders in real time under Windows 7. Basically, I want to monitor a folder and synchronise each change (new files, changed files, deleted files) to another drive. It has to ...
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Get Syncthing working

I want to install a sync service between phone (Android) and laptop (OSX). I'm not a big fan of Dropbox, so I've tried Btsync. That worked for me until recently, but with the completely new setup I ...
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Change path of offline files Windows 7 and Windows 8

Our user My Documents folders are stored on a server and mapped via group policy. We just replaced a server in one of our offices and it has a different name than the old server. Users who have ...
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How can I disable the automatic switch to “library” mode in Windows 7's Media Player 12?

Whenever I plug any USB device into my computer while running Windows Media Player 12 in Windows 7, it will automatically swtich the player from the Now Playing mode to Library mode. This is intended ...
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Is it possible to access and edit Google documents directly from Libreoffice?

I'd like to work with a Google spreadsheet directly inside Libreoffice, without having to export and import it, in order to automatically reflect the changes on the online file. Basically, I'm looking ...
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Pause OneDrive sync using cmd

I would like to know how to pause onedrive from syncing using a command in the cmd. I am doing this because I have my .minecraft folder shared in onedrive and when I am playing minecraft, it is really ...
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Port error in setting up BitTorrent Sync in Buffalo NAS Linkstation

I have been reading this page about setting up Bittorrent Sync embedded into the Buffalo NAS linkstation (my firmware version 1.56). It prefers to this page about Buffalo's settings. Here a detailed ...
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Using ntp across LAN

I have 3 debian computers connected to a network switch across LAN without WAN access. I would like to manually set the date and time on one of the computers, then automatically sync the time to the ...