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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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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Can not synchronize Notes.app on the mobile profile user

In my company we are using the mac os x server to setup user mobile user profiles on some Mac OS X, and the users needs that only the notes written on Notes.app to migrate to every machine the user ...
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How to Synchronize Full Content of Mail Account and Local Directory via IMAP?

Is there tool which facilitates one-way synchronization of a mail account's content (accessible via IMAP) and a local directory? For example: An email with attachment is received - then that email is ...
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All pc audio out of sync with video

All the audio coming out of my PC seems to be out of sync with video. The delay is a fraction of a second but it is very noticeable when watching lip synced videos. I am using a MSI Z97 motherboard ...
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VirtualDub AVI Capture: Video delayed by ~ 4 seconds

I am using VirtualDub 1.10.4 to capture audio and video from video-only DirectShow device: [dshow @ 0000018baeadb920] DirectShow video device options (from video devices) [dshow @ 0000018baeadb920] ...
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Trying (and failing) to put music on iPod Touch 2G via Kubuntu Linux

After trying many different music players and tutorials, I've come here for help. I have an old iPod Touch 2G that I would like to put some music on (and jailbreak, if possible). However, the only ...
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Dropbox is blasting internet connection

We have been using dropbox for business and i cant find this support topic on their website. Any help would be appreciated. All of our team members are connected to dropbox and hav enabled lan sync. ...
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How to add files to a non-synced OneDrive folder?

I have an archive folder on my OneDrive that's used for older files that I no longer need to access it regularly. Because of that, and the fact that it takes up significant amounts of disk space, it ...
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Acrobat Reader DC and last open page

Lately I had been using Acrobat Reader DC to do the annotations. And I sync the pdf documents using Dropbox, so that I can read documents across machines. One of the feature of Acrobat Reader DC, it ...
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No sync between Pidgin and Hangouts notifications

I use Hangouts app on my Android device and Pidgin on my Windows PC. Until a few months ago, the notifications synchronized perfectly between the two applications. For instance, when I am actively ...
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Alternative ways to synchronise with OwnDrive

I have had an OwnDrive account for about 2 years, in which I store an important part of my work. I use the ownCloud client to automatically synchronise a folder in my home folder with my OwnDrive ...
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Synchronizing local DB to web-based DB mysql/php

Here's the situation: I'm writing an app for people to use laptops to perform interviews/questionnaires in rural areas without internet access. If a laptop is online, we use the remote hosted ...
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FTP Client with real time upload - Similar to FTPbox / Dropbox - Need Assistance

I have been searching the internet, downloading and installing but I have not found the right software. I am looking for an application similar to FTPbox, where I can upload files to a server via FTP. ...
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Reset synced Microsoft Account settings

So I've been having some problems with my Windows 10 PCs. My Microsoft account is a child account (don't even ask why), and occasionally, Family Safety will just shut off. Well, not completely shut ...
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Windows 10 start menu and ms live account sync revert

I made a huge mistake, and logged in on my windows 10 pc with my ms live account. That immediately started syncing some setting from my win 8 tablet. Now, start menu on windows 10 machine is a huge ...
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Restrict rsync operations to a subset of files

I have 2 directories that timestamped files are written to. At the end of the day, I would like to synchronize the directories so that they look exactly the same. I have something like this: dir1/ &...
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Time Sync Best Practice

kindly i need some advice for what is the best practice for time synchronization i have configured my Domain controller that hold the PDC emulator role to sync with external NTP server , and the ...
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Box Sync Icon Overlay File Keeps Growing

I was trying to sync a bunch of large files using Box Sync in Windows, when I noticed my hard drive started filling up randomly (on a different drive than the files are stored, but the same drive box ...
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Time Synchronisation on Guest Domain Controller

We have a Domain Controller hosted within Hyper-V on a Server 2008 OS. Recently, we noticed that the time on our local machines was out by a few minutes at this site. After some investigation, I ...
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Powerpoint 2013

I want to animate a bike going across the screen, but I also want the spokes to spin. I have treated it as three separate pieces of art: bike + 2 wheels - but I can't get the wheels to travel across ...
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Keep in sync a bounch of remote Virtual Machines/Appliances

Small Intro I'm preparing a virtual machine (a sort of virtual appliance) for a small target of users, 8-10 of my friends. This vm will run on their pc and simulate a machine connected on their ...
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How to copy/sync pictures with certain xmp tags only

I want to copy jpg pictures to a matching folder structure (one way syncing) only when they include a certain XMP tag. For example: I have ALL my pictures in a folder structure on drive A. Within the ...
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OneNote crashes on sync completion

Having some trouble on a Surface Pro 3 with OneNote 2013. The program seems to crash immediately upon syncing to Onedrive. The sync is successful, but the program crashes and restarts immediately ...
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Windows 10 Mail app does not sync messages automatically

I've upgraded my HP Envy Ultrabook with preinstalled Windows 8 to Windows 10 about a month ago. All works enough smoothly - except the intrinsic Windows Mail & Calendar apps. They don't sync their ...
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Firefox Account Server install fails

I'm using firefox on multiple devices, and therefore enjoying it's sync option very much. Now I want to setup my own Firefox Sync server, to store my data at home and not somewhere else. Since I want ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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windows 10 calendar and google calendar

I have the new W10 calendar app set to sync with my google calendar. New events entered into google cal appear in the W10 calendar, but new ones entered into W10 do not appear in google. Is this ...
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Syncing a folder across different computers

I'd like to keep the contents of a folder synced across several computers (Windows, Linux and Android) over the internet. I have a Linux server which I can use to centralize this syncing. The number ...
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How do I delete my local files once they have been moved to OneCloud for online storage only?

How do I delete my local files once they have been moved to OneCloud for online storage only? Need to move documents to online only to reduce disk space. Microsoft Windows 8 Files are already set ...
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Windows Vista Starter sync folders

Given that Windows Vista Starter does not appear to support synchronization of directories: What is the most easy way to sync directories over a network connection one way in Windows Vista Starters ...
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Strategy & steps: Import & sync Passwords from Chrome into Password Manager & maintain them?

Strategy & steps: Import & sync Passwords from Chrome into Password Manager & maintain them? Keeping in context this thread: How do I securely store and manage 180 passwords? regarding ...
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How to sychronize bookmarks with Microsoft Edge?

Currently I am using XMarks to sync all my bookmarks between work and home and also the browsers Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. This works as intended. Now I want to start using Edge. I can ...
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Is there a way to have the file history saved automatically on box.com using Box Sync?

I want the version history of any file that is modified to be kept automatically on box.com. Starting with Box Sync I noticed that only the latest version of the file I saved is kept on box.com. There ...
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How would be there a way to sync two folders via Bluetooth?

I have a computer called Alice and another computer called Bob, both running Windows, and both are connected and paired via Bluetooth. While it is possible to send files one by one from 1 computer to ...
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Owncloud - disable or move temporary files

I have a task - copy dropbox data into owncloud. Imagine one computer with dropbox and owncloud clients installed to sync the same folder. Everything works fine, except for owncloud logs - it writes ...
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How to sync files between Windows 8 and Android device?

I've tried Microsoft SyncToy and FreeFileSync but the first app does not work with devices (I cannot choose any folder on my phone to sync). FreeFileSync has poor sync options. Are there any ...
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Where do “Modern UI” Windows apps store data? Can they share it with desktop programs?

The “Modern UI” (i.e. app) version of Dropbox has default behavior like that of Dropbox for Android – it show the files, but does not download them until they are clicked on or favorited. Presumably ...
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Dsynchronise refuses to autostart despite admin privileges

Dysnchronise (scroll down) syncs folders, and is installed on Windows 8.1. The readme doesn't address these issues. It gives the options Autostart, or Autostart as a Service: Autostart requires me ...
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Linux: sync/merge two (or more) directories, but keep older file versions?

got alotta help throughout the time just by simply scrolling and crawling through the vast landscape of qualified answers here from you, now's the time to ask my first question and it looks rather ...
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Sync config files across computers

Dropbox is great for syncing random files across multiple devices, but what's the best way to handle config files that must reside at specific locations? Bonus points if it works across multiple OSes ...
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rsync tree but ignore folders where a .git directory exists?

All I found were questions how to ignore the .git directory when using rsync - my question is a little different: I want to ignore the whole tree from the point where the .git directory exists. ./ ....
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How do I sync a networked folder with my dropbox folder?

I'm trying to sync a networked folder to dropbox: It is not an option to sync the files on the the computer that the files are created. The tool boxifier allows this type of functionality however ...