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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How do you reset MS OneDrive so files will sync?

I have OneDrive on my desktop computer and on my tablet and phone. Everything was working great as far as files being sync and the retrieval was excellent no matter what device I was on. I uploaded ...
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Uploading large folders to Dropbox from external hard drive

I've got a puzzling dilemma that I've been trying to solve for weeks. I want to backup about 500 GBs from an external hard drive to my Dropbox Pro account. My computer's hard drive is nowhere near ...
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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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Rsync (-aR) Create a destination subdirectory with same permissions as top folder in source directory?

I'm using rsync to grab some modules within a web platform. I am able to pull things ok, the -aR relative flag works fine, and the structure is correctly replicated into a subfolder called ...
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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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Chrome history not properly synchronized

I've had to switch a lot between different computer recently and realized that Google Chrome's history synchronization feature doesn't work properly for me. What I've tested so far: I had the ...
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Dropbox is trying to sync more than is in the folder? Mac OSX

Dropbox v3.18.1 OSX 10.10.5 (Yosemite) I have 2.54 GB in my Dropbox folder on my Mac. but my DropBox app keeps syncing for some reason (over 3 GB) and it's out of space :( This is really really ...
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Share iCal calendar with Google Calendar

Here's a concrete problem: I use Google Calendar and my coworker uses iCal. We need to be able to read (not write to) each others events. I can share my different Google calendars with him by ...
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How to sync software setting between two or more computers?

I have 3 computers I usually use, when I make changes to some setting in application on one computer, I have to redo those changes again in the other two. Is there any way to sync software setting ...
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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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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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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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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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OneDrive not Sync from sharepoint link from Office 365

I have a user who has a company Office 365 account, and has OneDrive 2015 version 17.3 installed (this seems to be the latest version as far as I can tell) on Windows 10. We added the Business ...
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Edge browser does not sync bookmarks in real time

I'm using the latest available version of Edge (25.10586.0.0) in Windows 10 on my devices like the main work pc, my Win10 tablet and a Microsoft Lumia 950 phone. When I bookmark a website or add it to ...
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Is there a way (or software) to sync reading a pdf across machines

I have a pdf in my dropbox and would like to continue reading on the page I last left. I would like this to happen regardless of whatever machine I am using. Is there a good way to do this? Is ...
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Time synchronization of two computers

I like to synchronize the timing of two computers that are connected via Ethernet (with no router in between) and apart from each other 100 or so meters. There are several protocols that does time ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro: Offline Files sync issues

We have a machine running Windows 8.1 Pro in a domain configured for the Offline Files feature on some of the network shares. Some files are syncing with this machine and some are not. All other ...
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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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Synchronizing Lotus Notes Calendar with Google Calendar

I am working at a client where Lotus Notes is used. How do I synchronize the Notes calendar (Lotus Notes 7) with Google Calendar or directly with my iPhone 3GS? I don't need to synchronize the ...
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rsync-like encrypted synchronization solution

I'm looking for a open source (or at least trusted free) solution which would allow me to make file synchronization on 5 devices together (running different version of Windows & Linux). However, ...
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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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Windows Azure Directory Sync Generic Failure

Ok so I have a domain that I want to sync to Office365 but when I start the Windows Azure Active Directory Sync tool Configuration Wizard I get an error with the following details: ...
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After reinstalling windows Outlook is not syncing folders other than inbox

Background On my outlook panel I had the following folders: The default Folders: Inbox, Sent, Draft etc Personal / Custom created folders: Ex. "Sustenance", "Reference", "Too Long Read Later" etc. ...
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Onedrive and Dropbox simultaneous sync

The business where I work has recently switched from OneDrive to Dropbox as could service, but people in the IT department were told to still use OneDrive (don't ask why, I don't know). So my ...
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iPhone can't synchronize with iTunes

NOTE: This question is ask for my friend, so it may lack of info. If you think about any information are needed, please comment below and I will provide as much as I can. My friend want to connect ...
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How can I share a Virtual Machine between computers using something like Dropbox?

I'd like to be able to create a virtual machine and have it 'synced' to another computer via a service like Dropbox. The scenario here is: I have a computer at home, and a computer at work. I use 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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Sync Windows 10 Mail app Account Logins/Details

I want to sync all Windows 10 Mail app account logins/details between my laptop and PC. Note that I specifically mean syncing the account logins instead of just email sync problems. This made ...
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Disable time synchronization between a Microsoft Windows host and Windows XP with VirtualBox

I need to disable time synchronization for a Windows XP install under VirtualBox. The host is Windows 7, but soon it is going to Windows 10. The solutions that I have found on SE as well as other ...
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Sharing icons missing from all online sites - MAC after Google sync

I accidentally synced my Mac with Google, lost all bookmarks, etc., but the most puzzling thing is that there are now NO "share" icons on ANY online sites I visit. None. I used to see FB, Twitter, ...
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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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How to synchronize all browsing data (including history, bookmarks and passwords) between Chrome and Firefox in real time [closed]

Is there a gadget for Windows that would allow me to merge all browsing data between Firefox and Chrome in real time without having to manually export/import. I save a password in Chrome and it ...
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How to reset root pass when the db multi-master sync replication cluster is setup in MySQL Galera Cluster

I have installed MariaDB Galera Cluster in ubuntu 14.04. Multi-master sync replication cluster is setup but we have misplaced the root password. Would really appreciate if somebody could help ...
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How to sync two looping videos with mplayer and upd?

I am trying to sync two instances of mplayer with -upd-master and -udp-slave, and notice that the slave staggers for about a second when the master begins the loop anew. I am running debian 7.1 with ...
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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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Sync OneDrive to existing folder? or, populate new sync from hard copy?

Sorry about the titlegore. My OneDrive has 22k files. I back this up to a USB drive every day. I'm working on my laptop today and it is badly out of sync. It wants to sync over 9,000 files which ...
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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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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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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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Vim: is it possible to add a modeline for :syntax sync fromstart in a file?

I'm writing a really long page to document a compiler and I was thinking that it would be nice if the doxygen highlighting would stick around. Only if I do a search to further down the file, it loses ...
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How to force a cloud storage service to synchronise an encrypted file?

I made a Veracrypt file in my OneDrive / Dropbox folders. I then mounted the file in Veracrypt and added some financial records to the volume and unmounted it. Even though the contents of the ...
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Sync RSS feeds on multiple Thunderbird installations and iPhone

What I want to achieve is to sync my RSS feed … on my Thunderbird at work on my thunderbird at home on my iPhone I'm sure a lot of people do have the same problem. How can I do this?
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sync only particular folder in Google drive desktop app in particular computer

How to sync only particular folder in Google drive desktop app in particular computer (os is windows 8)? e.g. If I have 2 computers I want to synce all files and folders in one computer but I want to ...
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linux: How to sync two video players on two computers?

Two GNU/Linux computers are playing the same video with mplayer (or vlc or whatever). How to sync the pause/seeking/FFw between them. Like when I press pause on master computer, the other one is also ...
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Hard Links in Windows - risk of file-loss?

I am now creating hard links to remove duplicate space usage in backup data. This is within single NTFS partitions. I am afraid of data-loss - losing a file completely if one link reference is ...
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How to copy playlists to usb mass storage device with playlist enumeration?

I need to copy music via Winamp or Itunes to my usb device. I have my playlists in both winamp and itunes (primarily itunes), and I need to copy via file enumeration in playlist order. Winamp ...
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How to Sync Outlook 2016 Contacts, Email, Tasks and Calendar (non Exchange version) to a Lumia 435

Hopefully the questions says it all. I have a Microsoft365 Office Account that I use at home. I want to sync this with my Lumia 435. I use a Surface Pro-2. Thanks. R
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Why is my NTP controlled computer clock two minutes ahead?

The clock in my computer is configured to be synchronized using NTP. To verify this I have tried two NTP clients using various NTP servers. My computer and the NTP clients are in complete agreement ...