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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Picture syncing on Multiple Macs, iPhones, and iPad together so each device can update them all

One of the owners of my company has put me to task to sync his pictures between the following devices together. (2) iPhones (2) iMacs (1) Macbook Air (1) iPad Here is what is happening: He has a ...
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Best “Keep your music with you” setup [closed]

I really enjoy listening to music, and because of this I have a lot of sources for it. This is not always a good thing since I have my music stored on a lot of devices ( home computer, work computer, ...
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Changing sync machine of iPhone from PC to Mac

I want to change the syncing computer of my iPhone from my dead old PC to my Mac. Is there any way to do this and still preserve my contacts, photos etc? I have my iTunes folder from my PC backed up ...
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Unable to sync iPod Touch with my PC

I'm trying to sync a first gen iPod Touch to my PC running Windows 7 64 bit. The problem is that whenever I connect the iPod, iTunes completely freezes (if I start iTunes after connecting the iPod it ...
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iPhone 3G S sync services problem

When I try and synchronise my iPhone with iTunes, I get a dialog informing me that "syncing has been disabled on this computer". (I've never disabled syncing myself, and it worked perfectly fine a day ...
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BlackBerry won't sync: Says Processing

I have a BlackBerry Storm 2 and I have it set up to sync, just like I've done with all the other ones in the company. They pull the address book/contacts from Outlook, and aren't synced to an ...
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How can I permanently fix my date synchronize problem in linux?

Ubuntu 7.10 server i386 clock/date/time won't stay in sync. Are their log files I can view to tell when the clock changes? For a temporary fix, I created a file in /etc/cron.hourly: #!/bin/sh ntpdate ...
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How to change time (Advanced Eastern Time) on Slackware 8.1

I have a linux (Slackware) machine and the time/date is like, June 23rd 2003, 10:00am (It's 11 here) and I am not able to set the time to have it correct. I change the timezome to Montreal but the ...
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Keeping local windows folder in sync with remote ftp folder in real time [closed]

I know it has been asked before, but I would like it to happen in real time and transparently (without the need to open a separate FTP client such as FileZilla). For example, if I edit a text file in ...
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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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Dropbox like syncing for Google Docs

Is their a way (on mac osx) to sync a folder on my computer with Google Documents now that Docs supports all file types? A lot like the functionality of DropBox.
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mplayer audio desync

I have and avi file and an ac3 file that contains an alternate audio stream. I run mplayer like: mplayer -audiofile foo.ac3 bar.avi mplayer takes the audio stream from the ac3 file as expected, but ...
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Importing Outlook emails into Gmail - Getting Unknown Sender

I want to backup my Outlook email into Gmail. I have setup my Gmail account in Outlook using IMAP like is suggested here - http://www.keenerliving.com/importing-outlook-into-gmail - and I can ...
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Three-way sync: Google, Exchange and various clients (outlook, smartphone)

At work, we use an Exchange server and an Outlook client. At home, I use Google Calendar and Gmail. I have a Nokia 5800 (Symbian) smartphone. Currently, my phone syncs contacts and calendar with ...
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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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Is there a way to syncronize my iPod classic with iTunes OTA?

Is there a way to synchronize my iPod Classic with iTunes over the air? I'm too lazy to connect through USB all the time.. Yes, the iPod classic has no WiFi adapter, but maybe some tweakers have a ...
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I have problem with pc. Random reboots with post hyper transport sync flood error

I have problem with my pc. Random reboots with post "hyper transport sync flood" error. It happens completely random. Most times i watch movie, some times when i play a game, even when i browse ...
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Sync OneNote Notebooks to/on SkyDrive

I've got OneNote running on all computers in our house, using it all the time with several people and computers. The only drawback: I want to keep the copies of OneNote in sync without having to run ...
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Extension or settings in Chrome that syncs settings and extensions?

I use Chrome at home and the office, and I was wondering if there is an extension that will sync not just my Chrome settings and bookmarks, but also my extensions and their settings between computers ...
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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 can I sync Google and Outlook 2007 calendars on Windows 7?

very similar to: http://superuser.com/questions/111095/sync-google-calendar-with-oulook-calendar-2007 But with one caveat. I'm running Windows 7 and Google Calendar Sync is not compatible. Any ideas ...
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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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Dropbox takes hours to sync & shows different modified times (coincidentially in the future)

Dropbox is taking hours to synchronize. I can't tell exactly how long because the time stamps on the website make no sense - they say the files were modified tomorrow. My netbook (Windows XP) says ...
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Sync Google Calendar with Outlook 2007 Calendar

What's a good way to sync Google Calendar with Outlook Calendar 2007? I need to do this so I can sync my calendar with my iPod via iTunes Also, how can I repeat an event in Outlook Calendar 2007? ...
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sync Gmail between iMac and Macbook

I use Apple mail on both iMac and Macbook with all my other mail accounts, I use POP and put a thirty day deletion on the mail account. This means as long as I log in once a month on both machines and ...
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iTunes asks me to “setup” iPod - Which has already been setup and has songs on it. Will they be removed?

I setup my iPod on a friends computer and copied a whole bunch of songs onto it. Today, I install iTunes onto my home computer and plugged in my iPod. It asked me to set it up... If I click "yes" to ...
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PC Contact Management for Android 2.0

I am having difficulty finding any worthwhile software to manage my Anroid (I have a Motorola Droid) contacts on my PC. I want to be able to plug my Droid, sync contacts, and have an interface on my ...
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FolderShare (Windows Live Sync) for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Keeping folders synced between several machines File syncing across multiple operating systems Is there something like FolderShare that I can run on my Windows and ...
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How to manage and synchronize data on 7 separate computers

Hypothetically speaking, let's say you live in a really big house and have 7 computers (designated them A-G for simplicity), each in different rooms/spaces of the house, connected either by wire or ...
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Best way to synch files across the internet? Free tools? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to sync two computers? I need to be able to synch files across the internet, preferably in a transparent way (i.e. via a service), though that that isn't a ...
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How can I synchronize my Outlook address book with web based email accounts?

I've been using Outlook 2007 and recently I've tried to export my address book to a file in order to load it to Hotmail and Yahoo email accounts. When I try to export my contacts, there seems to be 2 ...
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Sync folder on USB with a computer that has restrictions

I use synctoy to sync a folder between my USB drive and my laptop. I want to sync a different folder on my USB drive with a folder on a computer at work but I am unable to install software on it. So i ...
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Synchronize Firefox bookmarks online [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to sync firefox add-ons and bookmarks between machines Is there a free tool which can synchronize (import and export) bookmarks from Firefox online? I would like ...
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Sync contacts on Outlook 2007 with Android 2.0 via usb

My boss got a new HTC something from Verizon. He wants to sync his Outlook contacts with the handset. He doesn't need to do it that often, maybe once every month or so but everything I see is for ...
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Share PST file across multiple machines

Does anyone have experience sharing one .pst file across multiple Outlook installations? I want to have one calendar, contacts, etc on multiple machines. I have several ways to get the file on the ...
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Unable to login to Mozilla Weave on 2nd PC

Just installed on two PCs. Installation no problem, but on 2nd PC the Weave login in disabled (grayed out), so obviously the 2nd PC cannot sync Firefox until I am able to login. Any ideas?
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Sync iPhone apps with iTunes without deleting them

I have a few apps on my iPhone, and would like to sync them with iTunes without erasing them from my phone. Is this possible without downloading them all again?
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Date sync between host and guest(s)

I'm using Fusion 3.0.1 on MacOs X 10.6.2 and have a Vista VM as guest. For specific reasons, I need to change the date on the Vista VM and go back in 2009 (exactly the 5 No. 2009). Every times, I'm ...
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Dropbox alternative with local sync support? [closed]

I am currently using Dropbox. Just decided to sync my huge (about 5 GB) iTunes Library (music collection) in Dropbox. For that I must subscribe to their paid account. But before I do so, I'd like ...
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Remove 'Google Chrome' folder on Google Docs

I used to sync my Chrome bookmark, and Chrome create a folder named Google Chrome in my Google Docs Now I want to delete it. Is there any way to do?
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Keep 2 filesystems synchronized without a network connection

The situation: 2 computers, each has a large section with data on it (the OS and programs are in other sections on the computers and can be ignored). The data should be the same on both computers, so ...
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Clipboard sync between Win/Mac/iPhone devices?

Is there a solution out there for syncing clipboard items between Win/OSX/iPhone devices? Pastebot and Syncopy come close, but both lack Windows support.
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Windows LIve Sync for Mac?

I recently have switched to mainly using Apple computers. I used to use Windows Live Sync to keep some documents up to date across computers, but noticed that some people have had trouble on Snow ...
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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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Possible to track Outlook tasks on Windows Mobile

I'm trying to view/add/edit MS Outlook 2007 tasks on a work PDA running Windows Mobile 6 Professional (sync'ed with MS Exchange 2007). 1) is this possible? From a quick Google search I can't find ...
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How do I synchronize Firefox extensions?

I have a bunch of Firefox extensions. But in case if I have to reinstall my computer, how do I restore them all? Sort of like Dropbox syncing all my files.
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How to easily synchronise two folders (1 on PC, 1 on external HDD) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which is the best application to Sync two folders? I like to synchronise a specific folder on my PC with another folder on my external hard drive. Both folders' contents ...
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How can I re-sync the subtitle and the video using VLC media player?

When I play a movie with subtitles (on VLC media player), the text is often displayed too soon or too late. Is there a way to delay the starting point of the subtitles?
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Can I put iTunes in Windows 7 XP Mode and sync an iPhone from within it?

I don't want iTunes on my laptop due to the stupidly bloated amount of system drivers and services it installs. Win7 offers XP mode which allows you to virtualise USB devices to the VM. Does anyone ...
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Best way to mirror folders [closed]

I want to mirror two folders so a change in one is reflected in others. am i best off making a home brew solutions with RoboCopy and /MIR or is there a decent preferably free app to do it for me?