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Windows 7: Is there any software that's good for school work?

30 Aug 2011   #1
Leimone

Win7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Software for School - Syncing 2 computers

Alright, so I recieved this laptop from the university and they kinda want us to use it to research stuff and what not.
Is there any program out there that could like.. hmm
When I save a document on this laptop, it will like send it over to my stationary computer at home or something like that?
I want to be able to send everything over that I do on this laptop to my computer at home.

If my explination is confusing, lmk and I'll try to explain it a bit better


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30 Aug 2011   #2
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Microsoft Live Mesh....
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30 Aug 2011   #3
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

For research, Google is your friend.

As for transferring data, the simplest way would be to invest in a portable external hard drive.

You could also use your ISP's online data-backup service to upload data from your laptop, and then download the data to your home computer when you get home.

You could also use a sync program to sync the files between the two computers, but you'll need to research that further for methods and cost.

I believe you can also use Microsoft's Live Mesh, but I've never used it so I can't confirm how effective it'll be.
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30 Aug 2011   #4
Leimone

Win7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seavixen32 View Post
For research, Google is your friend.

As for transferring data, the simplest way would be to invest in a portable external hard drive.

You could also use your ISP's online data-backup service to upload data from your laptop, and then download the data to your home computer when you get home.

You could also use a sync program to sync the files between the two computers, but you'll need to research that further for methods and cost.
The last sentence is what I'm looking for, a program that would sync the files between two computers.
I'm going to look into Windows Live Mesh
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30 Aug 2011   #5
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

OK, let us know how you get on and post back if have any problems along the way.
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30 Aug 2011   #6
Leimone

Win7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It seems like Windows Live Mesh requires the 2 computers to be within the same network, I mean I'll definitely use this if there's not another program that can send over files to another computer while I'm at school so it's all ready for when I get home.
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30 Aug 2011   #7
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Microsoft has another program called Briefcase that may help you.

Sync using Briefcase
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30 Aug 2011   #8
Leimone

Win7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by marsmimar View Post
Microsoft has another program called Briefcase that may help you.

Sync using Briefcase
Isn't it the same deal with the requirement to be within the same network?
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30 Aug 2011   #9
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

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Isn't it the same deal with the requirement to be within the same network?
Not if you opt to use removable media. (See 3rd option.)

Something else you might look into is a remote desktop connection. For example, you can connect to your work computer (school) from your home computer and have access to all of your programs, files, and network resources as though you were in front of your computer at work (school). I haven't tried this so no guarantees. Just throwing things out there for your consideration.

Remote Desktop Connection: frequently asked questions
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30 Aug 2011   #10
Leimone

Win7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by marsmimar View Post
Quote:
Isn't it the same deal with the requirement to be within the same network?
Not if you opt to use removable media. (See 3rd option.)

Something else you might look into is a remote desktop connection. For example, you can connect to your work computer (school) from your home computer and have access to all of your programs, files, and network resources as though you were in front of your computer at work (school). I haven't tried this so no guarantees. Just throwing things out there for your consideration.

Remote Desktop Connection: frequently asked questions
I have been using Teamviewer, it's however far from being what I'm looking for
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