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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Chrome history not properly synchronized

I've had to switch a lot between different computer recently and realized that Google Chrome's history synchronization feature doesn't work properly for me. What I've tested so far: I had the ...
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How to synchronize all browsing data (including history, bookmarks and passwords) between Chrome and Firefox in real time [closed]

Is there a gadget for Windows that would allow me to merge all browsing data between Firefox and Chrome in real time without having to manually export/import. I save a password in Chrome and it ...
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Is there a way (or software) to sync reading a pdf across machines

I have a pdf in my dropbox and would like to continue reading on the page I last left. I would like this to happen regardless of whatever machine I am using. Is there a good way to do this? Is ...
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Sharing icons missing from all online sites - MAC after Google sync

I accidentally synced my Mac with Google, lost all bookmarks, etc., but the most puzzling thing is that there are now NO "share" icons on ANY online sites I visit. None. I used to see FB, Twitter, ...
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How to force a cloud storage service to synchronise an encrypted file?

I made a Veracrypt file in my OneDrive / Dropbox folders. I then mounted the file in Veracrypt and added some financial records to the volume and unmounted it. Even though the contents of the ...
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sync only particular folder in Google drive desktop app in particular computer

How to sync only particular folder in Google drive desktop app in particular computer (os is windows 8)? e.g. If I have 2 computers I want to synce all files and folders in one computer but I want to ...
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How to copy playlists to usb mass storage device with playlist enumeration?

I need to copy music via Winamp or Itunes to my usb device. I have my playlists in both winamp and itunes (primarily itunes), and I need to copy via file enumeration in playlist order. Winamp doesn'...
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How to Sync Outlook 2016 Contacts, Email, Tasks and Calendar (non Exchange version) to a Lumia 435

Hopefully the questions says it all. I have a Microsoft365 Office Account that I use at home. I want to sync this with my Lumia 435. I use a Surface Pro-2. Thanks. R
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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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Sync Windows 10 Mail app Account Logins/Details

I want to sync all Windows 10 Mail app account logins/details between my laptop and PC. Note that I specifically mean syncing the account logins instead of just email sync problems. This made ...
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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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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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Edge browser does not sync bookmarks in real time

I'm using the latest available version of Edge (25.10586.0.0) in Windows 10 on my devices like the main work pc, my Win10 tablet and a Microsoft Lumia 950 phone. When I bookmark a website or add it to ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Hybrid Exchange Public Folder Calendar sync issues

On our network we're running a hybrid exchange system with O365. We use a public folder calendar as the master calendar. Recently(the last two weeks) there has been an issue with at least the Mac ...
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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 do i sync files to an external drive in windows 10?

okay, so I have a USB HDD that I use with my TV as a media drive, and I want to know if there is a way to; when I plug it into my laptop, automatically sync a specific folder on the pc to a specific ...
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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 ...
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IMAP: restrict synchronisation by total size

Many IMAP clients allow the user to configure them to only synchronise the most recent X days/weeks/etc of emails, e.g. the last 30 days. Is it possible for an IMAP client to allow the user to ...
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Windows restores old home directory on each login

My main desktop is a Windows 7 Enterprise machine which is bound to a corporate Windows domain. My official user account is stored in the corporate domain / active directory. I can use any computer in ...
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Forcing Windows 10 to sync account settings

Today I wanted to ask if there is any way to force settings synchronization in Windows 10? Last day I decided to reinstall my Windows 10, but after installing new instance Windows won't ask me if I ...
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How to synchronise USB key with hard drive folder? [duplicate]

I have a USB key for which I want, each time it is inserted in a computer, to have its content synchronized (both ways) with one folder on the machine. The synchronization process should be started ...
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Specified path does not exist when trying to run programs

I have a drive that appears to have gone bad, my D: where most of my programs, user data, etc, has been stored. I had modified my registry so that programs would install to D: by default. I've ...
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Two computers with sync'd chrome tabs

I've found a lot of answers on this online, but none of them seem to work. My son and I both have Mac laptops with Google Chrome as the primary browser. It only seemed to start happening when I got ...
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Firefox sync service

I have reinstalled Firefox (Windows 10 x64) and activated the sync service. I don't get back synced material. I installed both 32 and 64 bit versions. Can I check whether the new installation ...
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Soft Link/Hard Link Script for OneDrive

My problem is the following: I had redirected all my Users/Documents, /Pictures, /Videos, /Music folders to another Drive, but also merged them with my relocated OneDrive. Everything was fine and all ...
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Thunderbird won't sync folders with Office 365

I am currently using Thunderbird 38.5.1 (latest) using IMAP4 with an office365.com account. Everything worked just fine until just this morning, when Thunderbird now doesn't recognise/sync the folder ...
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Thunderbird IMAP server change

Our service provider recently changed servers. After doing the update lost all subfolders - even though i can see them on the computer, and when i direct the directory to it, still doesn't show in ...
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Appdata sync across computers via Syncthing

Is it a good idea to use Syncthing for keeping C:\Users\username\AppData folder (and therefore apps settings) in sync across windows machines? I used Syncthing before to sync the .emacs and .emacs.d (...
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Chromium unpacked extensions syncing

I am trying to sync extensions between Chromium browser and two Windows 7 PC's. Windows 7 PC's x2 Chromium Version 50.0.2626.0 So far I have downloaded the Chromium Installer from here. I have ...
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Windows 10 - How to keep two folders two way synched

I am running Windows 10 and have two folders, one is in my Dropbox folder and the other is in my OneDrive folder that I want to keep two way synched. Is there a good way to do this in Windows 10? ...
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Firefox extentions: how to set wired-Marker data folder to a different place?

I want the marker to be synced between different computers. Is it possible to sync it using firefox? I think the answer will be no. Can I set the default data place to a different folder so that I ...
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Prevent Windows 10 from Syncing Settings on Initial Setup

I am stuck at setting up my laptop. My goal is to install Windows 10 with my Microsoft account linked. No problem so far. But as soon as I sign up for the first time with my Microsoft account, my ...
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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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Can I prevent OneDrive from syncing certain photos onto a certain computer?

I use a Windows phone which automatically uploads photos for backup onto OneDrive which is nice - I can view them on my home laptop. I also use a Windows computer at work which is linked to my ...
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Unison sync with WD NAS

I am trying to set up a (2-way) sync with a WD mycloud mirror NAS. The clients run Ubuntu, and I thought Unison would be a good way to do this. I mounted the NAS share on the client, using nfs sudo ...
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How to bring Google Chrome settings to Windows 10?

I just noticed that all my Google Chrome settings are not synced with my Google Chrome in Windows 10. No addons, no bookmarks, no passwords, ... I am using Google Chrome smoothly in my Chromebooks, ...
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How to choose Windows 10 user account sync priority during setup?

I have 2 computers both running Windows 10, one of which is brand new. When I setup the new computer, I signed in using Microsoft account, expecting the new computer to sync the settings from the old ...