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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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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Strategy for transporting VM between home and office

I would like to keep a VM work environment that I carry back and forth between home and office. Right now I have the VM on an external SSD. I can think of three approaches: Work off the SSD and open ...
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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 ...
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Android Chrome's synced history location on dekstop - extracting history

Since Chrome can't keep record of browsing history past 3 months time which I need, I figured I would have to find a way around it. So what I could think of is to extract history data before Chrome ...
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syncing passwords across several devices [closed]

Is it possible to sync a change to a password across several devices? When I change my password to a site such as SE my device asks me if I want the new password to be saved and automatically applied ...
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How to synchronize a specific folder on two or more computers in real time? [duplicate]

As the title states: How do I synchronize a specific folder on two or more computers in real time? (One way synchronizing would be the best option) I want to be able to place a file in a folder on ...
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Howto sync or migrate Outlook 2016 settings?

As far as OL is part of the very nice Office 365 home Package, which allows to install Outlook on many computers at home, which are bound to my MS-Account, there should be an official way to sync or ...
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Dropbox can't sync “write.lock” (access denied)

I have my Eclipse IDE workspace stored on Dropbox, this way I can access the same environment from multiple computers. Recently Dropbox is stuck syncing the write.lock file in the Eclipse workspace's ...
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Copying and Syncing Files on the Same Computer [duplicate]

I have a slightly unusual situation. I've got some files in a folder (as you do), and I'd like to make a copy of them to another locations (easy so far). However, I'd like this secondary copy to ...
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How to auto sync a folder on my external hard drive with a folder on my computer [duplicate]

I would like to know if there is a way to somehow auto sync a folder on my external hard drive with a folder on my computer. You see, previously my computer's internal Hard Drive got damaged and all ...
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add google calendar to outlook calendar using ical

google calendars can be added to outlook as internet calendars, using the ical link. question: If I want my google calendar to keep being updated in outlook, does the google calendar have to be ...
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Add event to multiple calendars

Is it possible to add an event to multiple calendars in Outlook (2016), without copying and pasting? I have certain events that are not fully supported by the Outlook.com calendar. For instance, ...
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Can not synchronize Notes.app on the mobile profile user

In my company we are using the mac os x server to setup user mobile user profiles on some Mac OS X, and the users needs that only the notes written on Notes.app to migrate to every machine the user ...
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Windows disk-folder sync utilities

Using 2 external drives for backup and archiving. The 2nd drive needs to be a mirror copy of the first. Can anyone give their recommendation for the best synchronizing tool? A quick google search ...
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rndc sync -clean example.com on a DNSSEC singed zone

I’vve got a DNSSEC singed zone with dynamic updates and automatic resigning. But if I run: rndc sync -clean example.com example.com.signed will be updated, but not the unsigned file where I add new ...
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How to Synchronize Full Content of Mail Account and Local Directory via IMAP?

Is there tool which facilitates one-way synchronization of a mail account's content (accessible via IMAP) and a local directory? For example: An email with attachment is received - then that email is ...
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Sync single accounts calendar

I have added 2 accounts in Outlook. For Ex. consider them as 'A' and 'B'. My problem is that the calendar events from the account B are automatically synchronized to calendar events in A, So every ...
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All pc audio out of sync with video

All the audio coming out of my PC seems to be out of sync with video. The delay is a fraction of a second but it is very noticeable when watching lip synced videos. I am using a MSI Z97 motherboard ...
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VirtualDub AVI Capture: Video delayed by ~ 4 seconds

I am using VirtualDub 1.10.4 to capture audio and video from video-only DirectShow device: [dshow @ 0000018baeadb920] DirectShow video device options (from video devices) [dshow @ 0000018baeadb920] ...
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Trying (and failing) to put music on iPod Touch 2G via Kubuntu Linux

After trying many different music players and tutorials, I've come here for help. I have an old iPod Touch 2G that I would like to put some music on (and jailbreak, if possible). However, the only ...
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Sync two folder (2 way sync) in one windows machine in realtime

I am searching for a solution how to keep sync two folders, in same machine. It can be something very simple. But it must always keep the last changes files, on all folders. I am thought maybe it can ...