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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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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Outlook 2013 does not sync the drafts folder with my Outlook.com email

I'm using Outlook 2013 and have added my Outlook.com email address via the wizard and chose the Outlook.com option in that wizard. It's a custom domain (i.e. sid@mydomain.com thanks to ...
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Sync google drive - without a client installation

Is it possible to sync files between the Google drive files which are present in the local system (Windows 7) and the Google Drive servers? Normally we install the Google Drive client on our system ...
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Display contents of multiple folders in one explorer window

Let me give you an example of the rather odd functionality I'm after. Imagine you have your local HDD, an external HDD, and a usb stick, all containing a folder called "MediumMedley". When all these ...
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How to schedule a connection via FTP to syncronize remote files with local files in my computer?

I needto schedule a connection via FTP to syncronize remote files with local files in my computer. I have a website and I need to sync the remote files with my local files in my computer. Best ...
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Dropbox creation of folder with same name as non synced folder

I had a folder called WWW in my dropbox root which I decided not to sync with install around 6 months ago, since then I have evidently created a new WWW folder in dropbox. Now I cannot see it in ...
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Bookmarks - sync OS X Firefox with iPhone / iPad Safari

I'm a Firefox user. I want to keep my bookmarks synchronised on all devices - desktop (Firefox Sync works great but just between my desktop instances), iPhone and iPad. Since there is no FF for iPad ...
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How to resume OneDrive Uploads?

On my machine, I have approximately 50GB in my OneDrive directory (and a 1TB capacity on OneDrive), and I find that after rebooting, typically 2 GB or so of this data gets uploaded to OneDrive then ...
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Sync OneTab tabs on Chrome across different PC's

I'm using the OneTab extension for Chrome on all of my PC's and I'm looking for a solution/workaround to sync all the tabs automatically across my computers. OneTab doesn't provide any sync capability ...
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Using Task Scheduler to Run a Task Before Shutdown

As of writing, the only options available are to "Begin the task": On a schedule At logon At startup On idle On an event At task modification/creation On connect to user session On disconnect from ...
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Directory synchronization: TotalCommander will not synchronize all files

I ran Commands / Synchronize dirs in TotalCommander, but after synchronization it still refuses to synchronize few files. Why? The screenshot is posted below. The red files are those problematic ...
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Setting up automatic File Sync with USB drive

I have a file that I want to have automatically backed up onto my USB drive like with a networked drive sync operation how would I be able to set this up? I've tried to look in the properties for ...
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Lost all photos/videos when plug my iPhone to different computer

My friend plug my phone to his computer and then doing something with iTunes. Perhaps it's an autosync. Now all of my videos and photos are gone. Restore from backup doesn't help, since it's just his ...
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How do you sync the “Saved Games” and “Picture” folders with OneDrive?

I have Windows 8.1 installed, which includes OneDrive natively. It automatically syncs some things such as Camera Roll, but I really want to sync other user folders: Pictures (not just Camera roll) ...
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How to delete Calendar items where the end date occurs before the start date?

In Outlook 2013, under Sync Issues > Local Failure, I have some Calendar items that will not delete. The error message says "The end date you entered occurs before the start date."
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How can I sync Access databases and keep them up-to-date?

I have an Access database on my server. We split it up and use the front-end database for search data and adding new records or reports in local computer. If we update or add a new record, that writes ...
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mysql 2 databases synchronization

I've got 2 databases, one in local server and one in internet: local) server1 : DB1 { table1(40lines) } Net) server2 : DB2 { table2(30lines) } So how can I get those 10 lines from table1 in ...
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How can I synchronize separate Tomboy notebooks between different Linux computers?

How can I synchronize separate Tomboy notebooks between different Linux computers? Let's say, Tomboy has two notebooks and one is synchronized with one computer, and the second notebook with another ...
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Synology and Dropbox

I'm planning to buy a Synology NAS to use as an always-on media server. I currently have all my photos and music in my Dropbox folder on two Macs, and would like to simply mirror them onto the NAS as ...
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How to set DSynchronize to autostart?

I have recently downloaded DSynchronize, a free program for real time file syncronization. I installed it, but I donnot know how to set it to start with the windows. I have checked "autostart" but it ...
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How can I make Thunderbird IMAP sync moved messages immediately?

I have TB connecting to the IMAP interface of an exchange server. I also have my mail synchronised to the machine for off-line use. When I move a message from the inbox to an archive folder, the ...
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How can I sign in to Chrome but not immediately sync everything?

I want to sign in to Chrome on a specific computer but not sync things to it from other computers or sync anything from other computers to it. Basically, I just want the account to be signed in. ...
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How to sync a subset of a directory?

I like to sync two directories on local drives. However, one directoy contains a subset of the files of another one. This forbids me to use classical two way sync tools like 'unison', as they usually ...
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Automated sync to/from document management system and a physical Windows directory? (Autonomy iManage Worksite 8.5)

Is there a way to set up a user-created job that periodically exports newly created or modified files from a designated Autonomy iManage Worksite 8.5 workspace document folder to a designated Windows ...
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Sync a single folder with Dropbox (or similar service), without allowing other users access to entire Dropbox

I use Dropbox to sync almost all of my documents, work and personal. I also have a bunch of MATLAB routines that I'd like to sync with other users of a lab that I work at. In the lab, I only want the ...
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How to make Firefox sync reliable: new bookmarks are lost and old bookmarks reappear in unsorted

I am trying to synchronise my bookmarks between a PC and two Macs using Firefox sync. My bookmarks (2000+) are arranged into a heirachy of folders. After sync, old folders that have been deleted ...
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Sync with Google Drive and Docs

I have a few friends who run a number of Google accounts and uses Google Drive (v3.2.2) and Google Docs (v1.1.3.5459) for iOS (8.1) with iPads. One of the friends has created a directory under Google ...
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iTunes Wifi Sync with Internet Sharing

I enabled Internet Sharing, so that I can share my iMac's ethernet connection with my iPad and iPhone. Since I have done this, I have not been able to sync my devices over wi-fi. Is there a way to ...
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Unable to sync files using OneDrive for Business client on Windows 7

Running OneDrive for Business on Windows 7 x64 Symptoms are: No green checkmarks next to the OneDrive folders If I right click on any of the folders, the "OneDrive for Business" context menu is ...
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Keep two files in sync on the same device

I have a file that is my master library of all references (in BibTeX). When I start a new research project, I place a copy of that master library in the project folder to allow me to cite it. The ...
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How to sync okular annotations between Windows and Linux using Dropbox?

Is there some way I can make Okular store metadata (specifically annotations) in Dropbox, so it is read by Okular regardless of which computer I am using. For example, I have a Linux laptop with lots ...
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How to sync time with a time server on Windows 7 and 8.1?

I'm booting quite a few different OSes (Windows 7, Windows 8, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and OSX Mountain Lion) all installed on separate drives. I've read that this can sometime cause the time to go off so I ...
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Dropbox selective sync doesn't want to add back a directory

I have recently excluded a directory from sync using selective sync in Dropbox, and now I want to select it again (i.e. return things to normal) and each time I try to tick it back, it says: "The ...
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Google Calendar One-Way Sync

I use Google Calendar and wish to sync it with my Android phone. Events I schedule from my PC always show up on my phone after sync, but events I schedule on my phone never show up on my on my PC when ...
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one way bookmark syncing/syncing issues Chrome

I have two computers, a desktop computer that I use for nearly everything, as well as an old laptop that I only use when traveling. As a result of this the bookmarks on the laptop are outdated and ...
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Alpine - sync sent mail

My mail client can sync sent mail, independent of method used to send email (iphone, mail client, browser). But I'm finding that Alpine is only saving my sent mail that is sent using Alpine. How do I ...
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Keep FTP in sync with local folder in Ububtu

I've been searching for about an hour and cant find what I want so i ask here. Is there a way, except mounting FTP as drive, in Ubuntu to watch the local folder for changes, then reflect those ...
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How to synchronize the home folder between multiple computers?

I have three computers at home, and would like to have the /home/ folder tree synchronized between the three. Any files/folders (except those hidden) that are modified/added/removed in one of the ...
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Is it possible to do a one way sync of iPhone voice memo's to a PC?

I've been a great iPhone lover from day one and don't possibly see me ever switching back to another mobile platform. There's just one big con from my viewpoint, which is iTunes. I hate the ...
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How to create switchable bookmark toolbars in Firefox?

I'm using several computers (workplace, home, virtual machine) and I have them all synced using Firefox sync, as I need access to all my bookmarks on all of my browser instances. Sometimes I have a ...
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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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An error occurred while Windows was synchronizing with

Trying to get my time synced properly and I run into this error every single ntp server I use. I've got my firewall disabled, every single port open in my router (UDP and TCP), and I've used several ...
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iPad WiFi Sync from local NAS

I am trying to setup a fully automated sync/push of movies from my NAS to my iPad. My setup is the following I got a local NAS running Windows Server where I have Movies in a decicated specific ...
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File syncing across multiple operating systems

What would be the best way for me to sync multiple folders in various locations across Windows 7, XP, Ubuntu, OSX computers as well as firefox addons (that might just be a folder anyway, i'm not ...
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Sync Windows Live Mail between two computers

I have a laptop where I have been using Windows Live Mail as my email application for the last year. Yesterday I got a dell desktop as well and I am desperately trying to set up so my desktop and ...
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Something like Dropbox for local use with a NAS as storage server

I am looking for a solution to sync folder pairs between a NAS and multiple local macs. Each of the macs could edit files and the other macs should then get synced automatically. Basically my own ...
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How can prevent iTunes from copying app purchases/updates from my iPhone, while keeping sync?

I back my iPhone up to my computer. I consider this a safer, more complete, and cheaper option than iCloud backup. In general, this is fine, but I have noticed the “copying app purchases from iPhone” ...
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load external whitelist for firefox noscript plugin

I'd like to have the noscript whitelist stored in dropbox (or sync'ed somehow) so I can have multiple computers sync'ed off the same whitelist. Does anyone know how I could configure this? I don't ...
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How to auto-sync a USB thumb drive with folders on the PC?

In my job we are not guaranteed to keep using the same computer forever. Also, I need to keep the files at arm's reach when traveling. This is screaming a "cloud" solution, but here in Brazil mobile ...
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How to intelligently sync two directories under OSX

This may seem like a simple request at first glance, but I believe it is not due to some critical subtleties I wish to keep track of. Here is the scenario: I have a directory on my home workstation, ...