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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Windows permissions syncronization

I borrowed an original Surface RT to try it out. I was granted administrative rights to the device with my Microsoft account (@outlook.com) and logged in. Many months later the owner of the Surface ...
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Onedrive for business initial synch

We are evaluating onedrive for business. We have 16 users with 25 Gb of data that is currently synched via a Lan synch software. We want to move it to the cloud, but one problem is the ...
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OneDrive folder not syncing despite removing from roaming profile

I'm in a small business running Windows Server Essentials 2012 r2 on a headless server with Windows 8.1 clients. I've had various problems syncing OneDrive, which appeared to be solved by removing ...
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How can I install Syncplicity only for one user?

My computer has two users: Bear - which is administrator Joe - which is a regular user I installed Syncplicity but I want it to start only when I log in with "Bear", I don't want the program to ...
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Copy a large file over an unreliable network [closed]

Basically I have an issue with employees using software such as solidworks and saving to their mapped drives (on a remote server) which the link sometimes fails and the network IT guys won't look at ...
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Does OneDrive for Windows 7 has selective sync feature? [duplicate]

I have a Windows 7 notebook with only 100 GB of disk space on it. It is presently synchronized with OneDrive and works well. I want to exclude some of the directories on the OneDrive from ...
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What exactly does Dropbox do when it syncs?

When I upload or create folders on a system I have configured with Dropbox, what exactly happens on my other systems equipped with that same Dropbox account? By that, I mean: does Dropbox download a ...
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OneDrive Subfolder Icons Keep Resetting

I'm having a frustrating time with my OneDrive client where, when I customize the shell icons for subfolders inside my cloud drive, it resets the icon to default upon synchronization. As frivolous as ...
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Why must I turn off my “Master Password” to sync passwords with Firefox Sync?

Up to now, I used a master password in Firefox. After I upgrade Firefox Sync (from the "pairing based" to the new "password based" one), I can only check the "passwords" field in Sync if I turn off my ...
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sync a folder to google drive without making another copy of it on computer?

I have around 50 gig of music residing on my non-windows partition which I want to sync to google drive but there's not enough space on my windows drive. I do not wish to move my music or make another ...
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Why Does Transfer Of Music To A 32 Gigabyte Micro SDHC Card Keep Failing?

I have a large number of music files on my hard drive, and am trying to transfer them onto a 32 gigabyte (31.2 usable) micro SDHC card so I can listen to them using my cellular phone; the transfer ...
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OneDrive uploads deleted files

I have a question regarding the manner OneDrive deal with clients who have been offline for a long time and i hope that there is someone who can explain the mecanics behind this issue. The case is ...
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Does linux perform a pumount on shutdown?

I'm using raspbian debian wheezy. I automatically mount USB drives using usbmount. I mount FAT usb drives with the flush option. Now I was wondering. When I shutdown my pi, does it perform the umount ...
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Quickest way to upload 500 GB to Google Drive

I have about 500GB to upload to to Google Drive. Two questions. What would be the quickest way to do this? The drive app seems slow. Other people have said use CyberDuck but they seem to have ...
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BitTorrent Sync - Exclude All except

I'd like to exclude all content except some specific folders and files... for example * !somefolder #except this folder how can I do this with .SyncIgnore?
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can not sync outlook.com calender TO outlook calender

I am using Outlook 2007. I am trying to sync the calenders between outlook and outlook.com I have the account set up in outlook. Problem: When I create an event in outlook, then sync, it REMOVES the ...
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Shared calendar across domains/devices

I'm trying to set up a shared calendar for my family, but it's harder then it seems. The requirements are: Private calendar: noone else can edit it. It should sync between devices and be ...
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Sync Local ICS File with Android via Exchange/Outlook

At my company we have a 3rd party app which tracks off-hours duty for all of our engineers. The app is not web-enabled and we cannot make any changes to it. It does write a simple text file and I have ...
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Multiple folders sync to multiple Onedrives [duplicate]

Ok so I know this is a little bit out there and probably not possible, but I thought I would check. My workplace now has Office 365 and we would like to know if it is possible to sync folders to ...
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Which direction should symlinks for Dropbox go?

I've been using Dropbox to keep files such as .bashrc and .inputrc in sync between multiple computers. The way I have been doing this was to have the files located in the dropbox folder and then ...
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Can I synchronize Sublime Text?

I would like to synchronize my entire Sublime Text 3 between my desktop and laptop. I use Ubuntu on both machine. I think if I just sync the entire /home/<username>/.config/sublime-text-3 ...
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How to sync 1 TB multimedia data over the net [duplicate]

As an admin, I have the task to sync nearly 1 TB of multimedia data (jpg, tif, bmp images or pdf documents) with three partner over the internet and I'm asking how. Its nearly 500.000 single files in ...
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How to sync file locks with SVN

I currently have two SVN servers running on Debian based systems. One of which is the master server, the other is a slave. The repositories on both servers are identical. All reads made from the slave ...
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Synchronise linux dual boot and virtual machine

I have a heavy "desktop replacement" laptop and a lighter (and weaker) laptop. I want to have Linux installed on the heavy laptop as a dual boot for every day use, and a virtual machine on the lighter ...
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How sync tasks created in the S5 with the Google Apps Calendar task list?

When I add a Task in my S5 phone, I cant see it (the Task) using Google Apps Calendar Web UI. When I add an Event, the data is synchronized without problem and I can see it almost immediately Google ...
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Is it possible to use the Google Drive software to sync a file and maintain a common share URL?

I have a file that I modify on a regular basis that is synced to my Google Drive folder on my computer. I've set this file to be shared publicly and shared the link to the file with others. ...
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How to create SSH Key for git user

If i want to syncronize my remote origin with another remote repository i will have to register a post-update hook. But I will need an ssh key for that. Because my origin repo is owned by git user, ...
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bidirection sync between linux and novell

i am at a stage of my PhD where the data and script amount is so large, that simple copy paste file transfer leads to confusion. I would like to synchronize my laptop (debian testing) with the data ...
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Continuous Sync between Outlook 2007 Calendar and Google Calendar?

I have a user that wants to sync their Outlook 2007 calendar with Google Calendar so they can get their schedule on their phone. Now, I've seen how to set this up to transfer calendar to calendar but ...
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OS synchronization between computers [duplicate]

Is there a way to synchronize two windows 7 computers (like Dropbox but this time for the entire OS preferences*)? *Wherever possible.
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Outlook doesn't sync all emails

I recently set up MS Outlook 2013. All of my 3 email accounts (all gmx.net, pop3) were working fine, but now Outlook doesn't syncronize all folders. It only syncronizes my 3 inboxes, but not the rest ...
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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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Windows 8 Calendar App - Google Calendar Sync

As per Google's Exchange Active Sync (EAS) depreciation in 2013, Microsoft's Windows 8 Calendar app cannot two way sync. Is there a non-third party way to re-enable two way sync? Goal: Get this ...
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Google chrome sync

I logged onto my google chrome account from my work computer and noticed the history from my personal computer as suggested thumbnails. I immediately closed out of chrome. Will this trigger a signal ...
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Sync only a single bookmarks folder [closed]

There seem to be a few options for syncing Firefox bookmarks, such as Firefox Sync and Xmarks. Are there any other services which might allow the user to sync only a single bookmark folder between ...
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Open and sync shared OneDrive document from Windows Explorer

I am currently using Windows 8.1 and Office 365. I have a few documents that I share with colleagues, and we are trying to take advantage of OneDrive's built-in simultaneous editing tools. The problem ...
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How to sync Office 2013 settings

I thought that Microsoft syncs Windows and Office settings when one is signed in under the same MS Account on multiple PCs. However, I need to do annoying things like enter the custom words into a ...
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does chrome sync store my google account password on device

Does chrome browser store my Google account password on my device when i Signout.When i Logout it says that my information will be stored on that computer.it says that when the device goes into others ...
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I want to unassociate OneNote notebook on a laptop but leave on OneDrive

I plan to give my laptop to my son now that I have a new MacBook. OneNote for Mac will ONLY access notebooks from OneDrive. I have uploaded all my notebooks to OneDrive but now I want to make sure ...
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Keeping two synched sets of mailboxes

I have a desktop at work, a desktop at home, and a laptop (all linux). My laptop usually stays in my office, because even though it's light, I don't care to carry useless weight: I have remote ssh ...
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Can you make one file reference another?

I may just be thinking about this problem the wrong way and missing an obvious solution. I have multiple copies of the same files in several places on my computer that I edit via Sourcetree, Visual ...
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Office 365/ onedrive for business - sharing the same folder between 2 users

I have 2 office 365 account (business) I want to sync one folder for 2 of them (the same folder should be on both computers, and in the cloud). One drive is installed on both computer - but each ...
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Btsync: only three of five shares synced

I try to sync 5 shares from a Win7 computer to a linux box. The Linux box is configured by the following config. I experimented quite a bit with the settings but I only can get 3 of five shares ...
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Windows 2008 r2 & WIndows 7 file replication

Does Windows 2008 r2 offer a way to replicate files (sync) between a Windows 7 Client Computer? The Window 2008 R2 Server and Windows 7 computer are on two different subnets and are networked via VPN. ...
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Google Chrome sync between devices

Is it possible to sync Chrome History between 2 devices via the same Google login, without causing great confusion? And without causing this mess in "History"? ...
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Using new computer with Windows 8. How to import pics?

How can one import pics from Android phone to computer using Windows 8?
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Sync audio ac3 to avi

Could someone please tell me how I can sync my ac3 audio to an avi? In fact, I just want to 'adjust' it to the video. I don't want to re-encode the whole thing. As it will convert the file into a ...
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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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“Syncing” mail adress which is handled by several people

I have to set up and maintain mailserver, webserver, etc. for an organisation. I have a virtual server with Ubuntu on it. So I basically have full control over the server. The organisation has a ...
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OneDrive sync client installation taking forever

Went to How to install the OneDrive for Business (formerly SkyDrive Pro) sync client for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online. Ran the installer, but it's more than 1 hour since it's running and I ...