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Solution to sync folders between two computers and a NAS [closed]

At work we have two computers and a network attached storage device (NAS) each with a copy of the same folder. I need a solution that will keep each computer's copy of that folder and the copy of ...
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1answer
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Synchronize clock between DOS and Windows 7

I have problem with getting time to synchronize between a PC MS-DOS 6.22 and Microsoft Network Client 3.0 and a Windows 7 Ultimate box. This previously worked between the DOS PC and an XP machine. I ...
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0answers
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How to mirror a whole system?

Hypothetically, how could I mirror/sync two computers (probably both would be running either Windows or Ubuntu, I assume this would be easier with Ubuntu)? What I'm talking about is that I would be ...
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1answer
184 views

Using Google Drive Sync desktop application from multiple Windows 7 user accounts

This question was asked about a year ago in this thread - I would like to know if the situation has changed. This question is not about using multiple Google Drive accounts from a single Windows ...
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1answer
76 views

Can I use Skydrive to sync a folder of my chosing? [duplicate]

I want to sync c:\mydir to the cloud using SkyDrive. Can it be done? During the SkyDrive install it allowed me to pick a folder so I chose c:\mydir but now SkyDrive syncs c:\mydir\SkyDrive not ...
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0answers
52 views

How can I sync files between two different iTunes accounts and computers without overwriting certain metadata

Ok so my question may seem a little convoluted, but basically I am looking for some software (or solution) with the following features: Automatically sync files between two computers (So copy all ...
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1answer
39 views

Sync files but not folders, windows 7

I want to sync two files in two different folders on one Windows 7 machine. The problem is there are others files in the same two folders that I do not want to sync. I have searched that there are so ...
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2answers
55 views

How to sync (system) folders remotely on windows 7

I have about 80 remote computers that need weekly (identical) updating. What I am trying to do is setup a master computer where slave computers will sync/mirror specific files/folders. For example: ...
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0answers
225 views

Unable to start the Windows Time Service

I use Windows7 Home Premium and have been trying to set up internet synchronisation for my system time, but could not do so till now. I encounter the following issues: While trying to update time ...
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2answers
332 views

ownCloud sync deleted files

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 with ownCloud 1.4.1 sync client and ownCloud 5.0.12 server on Ubuntu 12.04 VPS. Sequence of events: Installation of ownCloud server on the VPS. Configuration, creation of ...
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0answers
163 views

Synchronize file from Linux to Windows using rsync

I want to sync files from linux to windows using rsync. I use cwrsync as rsync server on windows and i want to execute rsync from linux automatically using cron every night. Anyone know good tutorial ...
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0answers
372 views

Getting clock / time info from a Win 7 PC to an Arduino

Assume I connect a microcontroller board (like an Arduino) to a Win 7 PC via USB. Is there anything in the USB communication protocol that contains host clock data? In other words, can I sync the ...
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0answers
58 views

Is it possible to prevent the Microsoft Sync Centre from reporting errors in the Taskbar? (Windows 7)

Our Windows 7 desktops have their desktops redirected to our (SBS 2003) server. This works well, and we use the Microsoft Sync Centre to ensure that users' files are available even if there is a ...
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2answers
1k views

Permissions to allow Dropbox access but prevent Anti-virus access

My computer has some anti-virus software installed that runs constantly and checks for what it believes are malicious executables. I cannot disable or control the anti-virus software. I have dropbox ...
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1answer
429 views

Reset Windows 7 sync

My company uses sync centre on our Windows 7 PCs to keep network files available off line. However I have a number of files which have been deleted on my local machine and are causing sync conflict ...
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1answer
115 views

How to set dropbox based syncable reminders?

I'm trying to look for a way to set reminders between my homepc and work pc. And I need it something like this: I put a text file in dropbox on homepc, and let it get uploaded to dropbox (synced) ...
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1answer
204 views

Sync files from 'portable device' to Windows 7 folder

What I'm looking for is an efficient way to back up my phone's SD card (Galaxy S4). In an ideal world* I would plug in the phone and it would automatically fire off a synctoy or robocopy task or ...
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0answers
301 views

How to migrate Google Earth “My Places” to a new computer in Windows 7

Am using Windows 7, latest Google Earth (7.1.1.1580 as of today). I am migrating to a new computer. I have copied over the following directories: ...
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3answers
158 views

Method to regularly transfer files from directory [duplicate]

I have images that I scan into a directory in Windows 7 that need to be uploaded to a network share. I know there are several methods of doing this, but I'm wondering if you all know of some options ...
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1answer
118 views

Birthday reminder - Windows [closed]

I run Windows 7. I would like to know if there is any option to have a birthday reminder option or software for my PC. I would like to get dates from my Facebook contacts as well, so that it will be ...
0
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2answers
71 views

Sychronize two folders in two different laptops [duplicate]

I have a laptop and a small netbook and I write projects on both, I do a lot of copying and pasting and it is pretty tiring. One runs a Windows 7 Home Premium x64 and the other Windows 7 Home Basic ...
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1answer
552 views

How does Dropbox work in Windows?

When a file is dropped into Dropbox's sync folder, is that file actually still stored locally on my hard drive, or is it some type of hologram? I keep a number of ebooks synched across devices with ...
1
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1answer
104 views

whole volume private Dropbox with Windows 7 [closed]

I want to setup full volume file mirroring from a client computer to a server computer. In my imagination the end result is something slightly comparable to both RAID1 and dropbox. I have listed a ...
0
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2answers
147 views

Diff two folders with different sub-directory structures

I have two folders with different hierarchies. One is flat and the other is sorted by date(folders for month and sub-folders for date). I'd like to either flatten the hierarchy, create the hierarchy, ...
1
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1answer
112 views

Sync IE favorites on Vista

How do I sync IE favorites (and preferably RSS feeds) between two computers running Windows 7 and Vista? I’d like to avoid companies with questionable privacy policies (like Google). The computers ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Windows 7 disk properties dialog reports more used space than total size of files on the disk

I have two hard drives (same size, same partitions, same model) that have been synchronized using FreeFileSync. They are used to store data, not the system. After sync, the drives should report same ...
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0answers
55 views

how to set/organise files [of target] in same folder structure as their duplicates are in source?

I have two drives with the same files, but the directory structure is totally different. For example, drive A has: /foo/bar/123.txt /foo/bar/234.txt /foo/bar/dir/567.txt Whereas drive B has: ...
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3answers
495 views

Sync network directory in a dropbox-like fasion but without cloud upload [closed]

Some may think that this is a repost of a previous quistion, but I have been looking at a lot of post and tried a lot of tools - but none gave me what I want. I really like dropbox and use it a lot ...
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1answer
91 views

Is it possible to share Skype's profile across OSs?

in my machine I have two Windows OSs plus a Linux based one and I have Skype in them all. I don't mind Linux because there software is already different, but I wanted to sync my profile between both ...
1
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2answers
129 views

What's the fastest cloud sync for gazillions of small files? [closed]

I work on several different machines (office/home/laptop) and I like to have my whole development environment with me and in sync all the time. That enables me to be productive right away without ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

“Always available offline” option missing on one network drive in Windows 7

My network setup at home has 2 network storage devices on the network. The one is for media content on a Popcorn Hour A-110 and the other is a D-Link DNS-320 in RAID 1 configuration for business ...
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2answers
3k views

Removing folders from sycn parternships in Windows 7

A while back I set my computer up to sync folders on a shared network drive. I didn't choose my folders carefully and ended up with a huge amount of files to sync, which took forever. I would like to ...
0
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1answer
158 views

Sync and Encrypt

My question is quite similar to this but the difference is that I want the sync application to encrypt the files before it puts them in the destination and also the destination is accessed by FTP. ...
5
votes
2answers
497 views

Sync Windows settings

Is it possible to synchronise certain Windows 7 settings. Things like the wallpaper you use for instance, or the programs that are stored in the start menu. Or the programs that are docked next to ...
2
votes
1answer
274 views

Selectively sync Outlook mail subfolders with mobile device

In ActiveSync and Windows XP, I could select which Outlook 2010 sections and mail subfolders I wanted to synchronize with my HTC phone. I can't find a similar option in Windows 7 Sync Center. My ...
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0answers
506 views

How can I prevent Outlook 2010 from stripping my contact telephone numbers of their correct formatting?

I can see that there are similar questions about this for various versions of Outlook, but the answers don't quite make sense to me. Using the Windows dialing rules control panel seems to be quite ...
3
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8answers
3k views

Sync file folder on removable device with laptop and desktop

[Recommended questions did not answer my question] Here is the case: I have one laptop, one desktop and one external hard drive. I already synchronise my documents and images by means of Microsoft's ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Unwillingly syncing network folder during program write to file

I am trying to write a program that does some reading/processing/writing. While everything works fine when I give my program a local path, I am faced with an unusual problem: huge memory usage when ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Use Windows 7 offline sync with external usb hd

Yeah, truly the whole question in the header. Is there a way to use Windows 7 offline sync (which we know from network mapped drives) with a external usb hd? When not, are there similar built in ...
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2answers
94 views

Backup software that allows to synchronize modified documents between two computers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Synchronize Laptop and Desktop I have two computers running on windows, one at work and one at home, I take a copy of the documents that I work on to home and keep ...
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0answers
2k views

Disable Offline Files (mobsync.exe) on Windows 7 Home

This morning I was watching the CPU graph of a Windows 7 Home laptop and noticed that every few seconds, the CPU would spike several percent. I watched the processes and determined that it was ...
1
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1answer
700 views

Synchronize not all folders with skydrive

For example i have home and work computers with skydrive installed on both. What i want is to add everything i need to skydrive at home, but only download several folders at work. For example i have ...
0
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1answer
362 views

Automatically sync camera photos to folder when connected

I'd like to automatically sync the photos/movies on my iPhone to a folder on my Windows 7 PC each time the device is connected. I want this to happen without requiring any action, and ideally without ...
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4answers
4k views

Keep Two Windows 7 Machines in Sync Over Network

I have two Windows 7 PC's, one being a desktop and one being a laptop. While I am at home I mainly use my desktop pc, but while I head to university and other places I take my laptop. They are both ...
2
votes
1answer
409 views

Sync sticky notes between Windows 7 and Linux on Dual Boot System?

I love Windows 7's sticky notes, it really helps. Here's the issue though: I dual boot Windows 7 and Fedora Linux. Whichever OS I'm in is random, depending on what I'm wanting to do at the time. ...
1
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4answers
9k views

Sync a file between my PC and my USB drive?

I am a Windows 7 user. I have 1 to 2 files that I modify daily o my PC, it is kind of a To DO/Task type file that uses a program called MyNotesKeeper. ( http://www.mynoteskeeper.com/ ) The files ...
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1answer
157 views

Windows 7 account folder sharing on server

Okay, I'll be totally honest, I was at school on the PCs (that run Windows 7) and I was looking for an installer for some software that school uses as there are quite a few security exploits and back ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Why Can't I run a FreeFileSync batch file as Administrator?

I've created a FreeFileSync batch script with options that will preserve file permissions, this requires the script to be run with Administrative Privileges. I can't find an obvious way to run the ...
1
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1answer
324 views

Fast way to migrate dropbox

I have Dropbox installed on my laptop and my old desktop with 15.6 GB of data. Typically when I reinstall the operating system on either machine I would leave the other one on so it would sync over ...
3
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4answers
2k views

Simple folder sync solution in Windows 7

I have a few folders that have files which I want to have back-up on a external disk. Do you know an app that automatically synchronizes the contents of my folders with the contents of the folders on ...