Automatically sync folders with flash drive?

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  1. andrewt1187

    andrewt1187 Notebook Consultant

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    Is there a program out there to automatically sync certain folders with a flash drive when plugged in.

    IE. I save a bunch of stuff in My Documents. I plug my drive in and the flash drive is automatically updated with the new/changed files.

    Thanks!
     
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  3. AndyC812

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    Whoa! So there's synch software built into Vista!? Is this in every version or only some versions? I just got a new laptop (HP HDX16t) with Vista Home Premium 64 bit, is it on there?

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  4. vinumsv

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    So It should work in all versions :D
     
  5. superduty

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    Check out http://allwaysync.com/index.html

    You can also DL as an app which installs on your flashdrive. Nice for those of us who use machines at work with no admin priv.
     
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    OK, I found the Sync Center on my Vista, but when I plug in my flashdrive it recognizes it as a Media Player and wants to sync it only with Windows Media Player. I cannot for the life of me figure out how to convince it otherwise. I have looked at all the Vista help from MS on my machine and online, no help (as usual).

    Any ideas?
     
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    Do you have office 2k7?
     
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    No, not yet, I use Office 2003. What does that have to do with Sync Center?
     
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    Office 2007 includes something called Groove which is for syncing.
     
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    Trying this one out. So far so good. Thanks for the tip!
     
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