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 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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Tortoise SVN timestamp should sync with server's date instead of client's date

We have implemented Tortoise SVN. I am facing a problem with date and time that when someone update the SVN it take date and time of client PC instead of taking server's time. So how can I get the ...
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Firefox: Firefox Sync and Zscaler Firewall/Proxy not working

our network as been recently upgraded with the zsacler proxy solution. I was able to regain internet access by following that thread Firefox: This connection is untrusted + Behind corporate firewall. ...
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How do I synchronise two folders in real-time in Windows 7?

I want to synchronise two folders in real time under Windows 7. Basically, I want to monitor a folder and synchronise each change (new files, changed files, deleted files) to another drive. It has to ...
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Accessing gmail folders with mbsync

I am trying to create a replica of the "[Google Mail]/All Mail" folder in my gmail account using mbsync. Using Pattern * in the rc-file mbsync can see all the folders (lables) that I have created and ...
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Dropbox selective sync - is it possible to have new folders created on other devices NOT be automatically added to sync folders on current device?

For example: I have the following folders in my Dropbox: Folder1 Folder2 Folder3 On PC1, I have only the following folders selected in selective sync: Folder1 Folder2 Folder3 does does not sync ...
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ownCloud sync not working after migration from 8.0 to 8.1.3

I migrated my ownCloud server from 8.0 to 8.1.3 which forced me to reanable and migrate the encryption keys of my users. After this runs successfully without error I'm able to access my files from the ...
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How to share a folder in my local disk (C:) to Google Drive? [duplicate]

I have a folder in local disk C. There are my fully important files. I usually update the folder contents every day. But, i think to be bothered if i have to always copy the folder to Google Drive's ...
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How can I synchronise my Outlook Calendar with Google Calendar (preferably using a free/open source tool)? [closed]

How can I synchronise my desktop Outlook calendar with my Google Calendar (Outlook -> Google)? I saw the question Free tool for Synchronizing Google Contacts and Calendar with Outlook, but the ...
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Windows 7 file synchronization issue

Our user's My Document folders are stored on the server, for users with laptops, this folder is set to be available offline using sync center. Something happened today (yikes I don't know what) where ...
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Choose a subfolder to not sync in Google Drive or One Drive or Dropbox [duplicate]

I am choosing a cloud storage synchronization system that best fit my needs and, until now, none fits me. I did not figured out how to keep a subfolder not synchronized inside a synchronized folder. I ...
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Error when trying to synchronize Windows 7 time

I believe I had a power outage last night and when I started up my Windows 7 machine the time was all messed up (as far as I know this is not the year 13324). This usually happens with the system ...
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How do I keep Chrome bookmarks in sync across accounts?

I use a couple of gmail accounts with Chrome: One for work and one for private use. Unfortunately, all my bookmarks in the bookmarks toolbar are tied to one of the accounts, so when I switch to ...
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Stop iPhone contact syncing. Keep contacts

How do you stop a user's Outlook from overwriting changes made to contacts synced from a Windows 7 PC to an iPhone without erasing the contacts when syncing is stopped?
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Stop thunderbird from re downloading messages after profile move

I have email account setup with IMAP and local folder synchronization. Recently I moved my profile to a new machine and when it starts up it keeps re downloading the messages in the local folder. I ...
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Does Dropbox on iOS use LAN sync to get files shared from another Dropbox account (on the same LAN)?

Does Dropbox on iOS use LAN sync between two different accounts? I'm 99% certain that if the iPad and the computer are using the same Dropbox account that the LAN is used. I am much less certain ...
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How to stop Windows 10 from syncing keyboard layouts

I have two laptops, each with its own keyboard layout (AZERTY and QWERTY). Both laptops run Windows 10 and are authorized to sync settings back to my Microsoft account. The problem is that my ...
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Pause OneDrive sync using cmd

I would like to know how to pause onedrive from syncing using a command in the cmd. I am doing this because I have my .minecraft folder shared in onedrive and when I am playing minecraft, it is really ...
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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 auto-sync a USB thumb drive with folders on the PC? [duplicate]

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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Sync Outlook calendar with color categories to Android tablet

I'm setting up all my appointments in Outlook using categories with their accompanying colors. How can I sync my Outlook calendar to my Android tablet in a way that my colored categories will be ...
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Using unison between two hosts over differents networks

We want to synchronize a directory, called docs between two hosts, called server and laptop, using unison. So we have a unison profile docs.prf that defines the roots and gives a list of preferred ...
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Incremental backup or sync for data backup?

I use a portable usb hard disk for backup. On windows, I use synctoy to sync files from my computer to this backup disk every month. I've heard about incremental backup many times; however, I've never ...
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Sync Thunderbird Contacts via CardDAV

I'm using thunderbird and want to sync my adress book with my server via CardDAV, or gain read/write-access on my CardDAV-Server with a local copy of the contacts. This is not the first time this ...
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Disable read-only flag on git object and pack files

In all my local git repos all of the object and pack files (.git\object\pack) are read-only... I understand why this is but it's really messing with my attempt to sync my machine to my Synology NAS. ...
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Syncing Large Amounts of Files Between 2 Windows Computers

I have 2 Windows 10 computers in different countries. Both are identical setups hardware wise, same drives layout, etc. Each computer contains about 5TB of data, divided over various drives. Now I ...
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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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Outlook 2016 only syncs folders when clicked

I'm using Outlook 2016 with Exchange v15.1. If I log into Outlook Web Access (OWA) I can see dozens of unread email throughout my folders, but in Outlook I have to click each folder individually to ...
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iPhone suddenly can't verify CalDav account

I am using Google Calendar and I would like to sync it with my iPhone. The best way to do this is usually via CalDav account and I've been successfully doing this for a while. However, recently the ...
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Syncing Google Accounts with Windows 10

I recently upgraded to Windows 10. I am trying to add my Google Calendar to the native Calendar app and my Gmail to the native mail app. I click on "Add Account" and then "Google" but nothing happens. ...
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What is the use of the synchronization preamble in Ethernets? [duplicate]

In the context of Ethernets, what is the purpose of the synchronization preamble field from the beginning of an IEEE 802.3 frame? I'd take a guess that it was meant to distinguish packets from noise ...
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Video and audio desynchronized in video game cutscenes

So lately I've been having some weird issues in games. The games run fine until a cutscene appears. When that happens the video start going faster than the audio. I don't think the audio is going ...
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Is there a way to sync an Outlook calendar with Outlook.com?

I would like to be able to push my work calendar items up to an Outlook.com account. There are several questions (like Sync Google, Outlook Calendar and Contacts) that reference a Google calendar and ...
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Exchange Email synchronization across devices

I have three devices connected to a Microsoft Exchange account. If I delete a message completely (from the Inbox and then the Deleted Items folder) is it then deleted from the server as well as 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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Firefox for Android Send to Device stopped arriving at Firefox on my laptop

This is the Firefox for Android feature where you click "Share", "Send to Other Devices" and the tab appears the next time you open Firefox on your laptop. When the new Firefox Sync came out, it ...
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How can I make Windows 8.1 NOT sync across devices?

I was wondering if there is a setting somewhere that will let me make Windows 8.1 not sync things like wallpapers, lock screens, and such across multiple devices with the same MS account. I have a ...
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Sync NAS (OMV) with OneDrive or DropBox

I have installed a NAS to my network, to backup all my files there, with OpenMediaVault. My question is if there is any possible way to sync a shared folder from that server, to an online cloud ...
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looking to sync or backup outlook “quick steps”

we use a lot of default "quick steps" in outlook, to categorize mails, move to folder, set a flag ecc... the problem is that exchange do not syncronize those actions, so everytime we have a clean ...
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What are the similarities and differences between incremental backup and file synchronization?

Suppose that I have a source drive (e.g., internal hard drive) and a destination drive (e.g., external hard drive). Similarities Obviously, they both involve copying files from the source to the ...
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Dropbox keep on syncing on restart

I installed Dropbox in "D drive" and I have DeepFreeze install for "C drive". With DeepFreeze if I restart my computer, my computer will automatically come to previous state, as I need to install any ...
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Error handling for automated uploads in Ubuntu?

Every day I need to upload automatically about 100 images with a total size of 4MB. I've used ncfttput and FTP via command line, but sometimes the upload of one image gets stuck with a Connecting to ...
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Keep ftp folder sync'd with windows folder

I'm trying to get my Continuous Integration system working from start to finish in the dev environment. Unfortunately, the last step after publish is copying the folder to an offsite server which I ...
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How to enable Calendar sync with microsoft? (Windows 10)

I selected custom settings, and disabled the 1st option in the custom settings : Sync contacts/calendar and other data with microsoft during the windows 10 upgrade from windows 7. I've upgraded to ...
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Losing sync from random noise bursts on ADSL line

I live in Lebanon and have a connection of 2 Mbps ADSL. At random times, I get a sudden high amount of errors and I start losing sync (internet going on and off for like 20mins or just once). The ...
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Remote Unison will not write Archive file

I've used Unison (2.48) to sync my workstation with multiple compute clusters in a star topology quite successfully. However, one cluster in particular has a consistent and reproducible problem that I ...
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OneDrive Sync and High Resource Usage

Lately the OneDrive sync on my Windows 8.1 machine has been running away with the CPU. It doesn't noticeably affect system performance, but it's running hot enough that the fan is always on high. ...
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vlc sync subtitle doesn't work

I downloaded a vedio from youtube(about 1 hour film) and downloaded subtitle from subscene , I put the vedio subtitle in the same folder with the same name. When I play the vedio with vlc and the ...
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Why is Dropbox synchronising so freakishly slowly in my Linux virtual machine?

I am setting up a Linux virtual machine (Windows 7 64-bit host, Ubuntu 64-bit guest, using VirtualBox), and I just installed Dropbox and set it to synchronise. I've only got about 2 GB in ...
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Syncing OneNote does not work with Office 2013

I have Office 2013 both at home and at office and I am logged on to both machines. Now, when I want to sync some of the notes from Home and Office then I basically went to File> Settings>Sync but as ...