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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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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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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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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MS Office files aren't synced to OneDrive if I'm not signed in to Microsoft account in MS Office

I reported problems with typing in IE11 and MS Word 2013 here: Programs in Windows 8.1 consume a lot of CPU resources while typing in them After many experiments I understood that the problem occurs ...
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Using Outlook 2016 with CalDAV and CardDAV

Is it possible with to sync Outlook 2016 with CalDAV and CardDAV servers? I want to use Google Calendar and Google Contacts as well as OwnCloud. So far I'm afraid there is no "vanilla" way to sync ...
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Mac OS X tool to sync / copy ONLY timestamp rather than data of a file? No file data transfer, only filesystem metadata gets synced

This is my current situation (simplified, in fact of course many and large files): Dir1/ a b c Dir2/ a b c d This has happened before: a b c were copied from Dir1 to Dir2. Within Dir2 the ...
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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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How to sync account calendars between multiple exchange accounts in Outlook 2010?

In Outlook 2010, you can have multiple exchange accounts and therefore multiple calendars. How can I sync up calendars between the two Exchange accounts I have in Outlook 2010?
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Why do I get the error “no Outlook profiles were found” in HTC Sync?

I have encountered a problem with HTC Sync. I have version 2.0.28. I had one of the latest versions of HTC Sync before I installed this. I didn't like it because it seemed to lag a little bit and ...
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Sync or export only Thunderbird account settings

There are many (old and not so old) topics about this, but they all deal with synchronizing the whole Thunderbird profile across computers. I am not interested in that, I just want a nice way to ...
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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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iPod Classic not syncing all library content?

My iPod Classic 160 GB, late 2009, has stopped syncing library content (using iTunes ver 10.6.1). The iPod still has 135.8 GB free memory. I have many Audible books in the "Books" library, but only ...
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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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Google account (mail / calendar) not syncing in Windows 10

I'm having a problem with the default Mail and Calendar apps in Windows 10. For a while I was able to sync my Google account emails (Gmail) and calendar in those apps, but about a week ago, it has ...
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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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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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How do I use (O365) Exchange Online custom attributes (1 to 15) when I have directory sync enabled and no exchange installed on-premises?

Here is my setup: Active Directory on premises - with no Exchange installed. DirSync tool to sync all users to Office 365 Now, I need to use CustomAttributes in Exchange - here is where the ...
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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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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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Windows Phone sync error when syncing with iTunes on different Hard Drive

I have my iTunes library file on a separate hard drive (which I believe may be the cause of the problem) and I have been trying to use it to synchronize with my Windows Phone. I would like to first ...
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Synchronization stopped working: Microsoft Exchange contacts with Nexus 4

I have in my office Microsoft Exchange 2010 on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2. My Nexus 4 (Android 4.4.2) is configured to sync contacts (only) with it. It used to work and then stopped (although no ...
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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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How do you sync your Outlook contacts with Gmail?

I would like to sync the contacts of Microsoft Outlook 2007 with the contacts of my GMail account. Anyone knows how to do that?
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Keeping config files synced in an encfs-encrypted dropbox

I using my Dropbox to sync my config files on different machines. In addition my Dropbox is synced with encfs. encfs mounts a volume with the decrypted Dropbox-folder on startup. This process takes a ...
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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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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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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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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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Sync apps and settings between Windows 8 and Windows 10 PC

I'm kinda interested in testing Microsoft's upcoming version of Windows namely Windows 10 on my PC. But before I'm going to test it I need to be sure whether it will work or not. I already have ...
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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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How can I sync files from home with files at school?

This is actually for my mom. She only uses like 10 files, mostly Word and Excel, but has to constantly edit them at home and then email to school to use. Then, use at school, and email the modified ...
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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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Does Dropbox sync when computer is asleep or locked?

I have some pretty big sync's to do, but I can't sit around my computer making sure it's awake and unlocked all day/night. Does Dropbox sync when the computer is "Locked" or asleep?
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“Input/output errors” using encfs folder inside Dropbox folder

I have a 200 gig Encfs encrypted file system living in my Dropbox and being accessed by multiple machines, and I've never had any problems with it until now. I moved about 10 gigs of data around on ...
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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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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, ...