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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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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Strategy for transporting VM between home and office

I would like to keep a VM work environment that I carry back and forth between home and office. Right now I have the VM on an external SSD. I can think of three approaches: Work off the SSD and open ...
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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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Disable iPhone Yahoo contacts sync

Every time I plug in my iPhone, iTunes pops up a dialog asking for sync with Yahoo contacts. after I cancel, it pops up again, for 4-5 more times. But the 'Sync Yahoo!Address Book contacts' option is ...
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Forcing Windows 10 to sync account settings

Today I wanted to ask if there is any way to force settings synchronization in Windows 10? Last day I decided to reinstall my Windows 10, but after installing new instance Windows won't ask me if I ...
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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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BitTorrent sync file permissions (Ubuntu)

I started using BitTorrent sync last night, as a do-it-yourself Dropbox project, and it works amazing, except for one thing... On my Ubuntu 13.10 laptop, all the file permissions are messed up, and ...
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How do I two-way sync an iPhone with a Mac?

My iPhone was synced to my MacBook Pro when I first got it. Since then I have put a lot of info on my iPhone. I want to sync the iPhone with the Mac and merge the two rather than have the Mac ...
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Syncing two sheets, while being able to hide different data

I'm pretty new to excel- so please bear with me. I have created a spreadsheet to organize gear by serial numbers and by who has it. This list is getting updated multiple times daily as gear shuffles ...
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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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File sync service supporting symbolic links

I wonder if any of the mainstream sync services (e.g. Dropbox and the likes) is able to sync relative symbolic links among the synced folders correctly. And by supporting I mean uploading and ...
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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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Upload only modified files to FTP server

I want to upload files from my computer to an FTP site and I don't want to upload files that are already on the server. So I need a tool that finds out which local files that are different from the ...
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Started getting duplicate emails again in Thunderbird 3.x

It is a known issue with Thunderbird 3.x that it downloads duplicate emails. I installed Thunderbird 3.1.5 last month (it's awesome!) and configured it to not download duplicate emails using the ...
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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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Filter rule for SMS / text messages in exchange active sync (SMS sync)

Exchange server 2010 introduces SMS Sync (via exchange active sync), which works fine with my android device and the Samsung email app. However, all text messages are synced to my exchange inbox, ...
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How can I sync my clipboard across multiple computers? [closed]

What's the easiest way to sync a clipboard between multiple computers? I would prefer a cross-platform solution but anything is better then nothing. I do want to be on a different network and still ...
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iCloud sync functionality + Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard)

With yesterday’s rollout of iCloud, it seems those of us who refuse to upgrade to Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) are left in the dust as far as it goes with calendar/contact syncing. I have had a MobileMe ...
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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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Sync iPhone in Ubuntu 11.04

I want to sync music on my iPhone 4 (version 4.3.3) with Ubuntu 11.04. Is there any working way to do that? I've already tried Amarok, Banshee, and iTunes on wine. None of them work.
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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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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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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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Sync the clock on Windows 7 to the time server more frequently

On Windows 7, is the way to sync the clock to the time server more frequently still the same as before (by regedit)? Are there other ways such as by using the control panel or system tool?
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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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Bookmarks folder on two machines not synchronizing

I have Chromium installed on a Ubuntu 12.04 machine and Chrome on a Windows 7 machine. Both are updated to newest stable release. I am logged in on both machines with the same Google account. I ...
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How to syncronise Kindles? Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle iOS App and Kindle Cloud

I have a Kindle Paperwhite EY21, at least second generation, the kindle apps in iPhones and Kindle cloud in OSX. I am trying to get books bought through browser over all Kindles. When I try to buy ...
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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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Offline Files attempts sync for other user, always fails

If I sign in to a domain-joined workstation even once under Account B, Offline Files then forever attempts to sync files for that account—even while I'm signed in under my normal day-to-day Account A ...
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Thunderbird Lightning Calendar sync or import from MS Outlook

I have recently started using Thunderbird as my mail client and I like it (much better than what they want me to use - Outlook). Although I am well settled with email and contacts, I still want to ...
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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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Where is the offline copy of my onedrive synced Onenote file?

I have moved from Windows 7 and OneNote 2010 to Windows 8.1 and OneNote 2013. I backuped my OneNote book to a external drive and then opend it on Windows 8.1 again and (because i wanted to sync 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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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 ...