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Windows 7: SYNC

27 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

I have a simple problem and have been looking for a simple solution but to no prevail. I have eight folders with multiple sub folders in each. Lots of MP3's, movies and applications, pictures, ect.... I have been trying to find a automatic sync utility that can copy all of the contents of these folders onto my external drive for a back up. I have tried to use "synctoy" but for some reason it didn't want to set up on my computer. From what I can tell robocopy can only sync one directory at a time and I'm trying to sync 8 folders. Any help or ideas would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

BTY if I could get synctoy to work I would use I just cant get it to run. I have installed the framework 2.0 before installing synctoy and it still did not wan to start up properly.

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27 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Have you tried SyncToy 2.1?

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27 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mikedl View Post
It worked out perfect!! I don't know if I did something different this time or what because I thought I had already tried it. Maybe it was the different frame work package. But thank you very much.
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28 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

You're very welcome. I am happy to have helped out!
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29 Sep 2010   #5

Windows 7 64bit

I've been using Syncback this way with great success. No problems with it.

Watch out for Synctoy - it can bite you hard - if you change sub-folder names it duplicates data in the output (files in multiple folders).
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