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    Free File Synchronising Recommendations

    I've heard of Toucan, but are there any others to consider? A user would specifically like to periodically make backups of his USB stick.

    Thanks.

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    Microsoft sync is a good one, built into XP and beyond, and MS Groove (as a part of the office 2003 onwards packages) is also quite good

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    I do mine by using the one built into shell tool FileMenuTools, but that may be overkill for your user, who may not need any of the other functions. I've also tried Allway Synch, and here's a few more suggestions.

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    I have to say I love MS SyncToy

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroHour View Post
    I have to say I love MS SyncToy
    Yep this is a cracking little app and I highly recommend it.

    SyncToy

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    3rd vote for synctoy simple and can easily be deployed via gpo and as a bonus has a native x64 version

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibbo View Post
    Does your Synctoy work ok with Smart Notebook files? We found it was corrupting permissions on the files.
    Are you using 2.1? there was an issue with 2.0 and network shares but 2.1 fixed that. Not sure if the problem was permissions related though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibbo View Post
    Does your Synctoy work ok with Smart Notebook files? We found it was corrupting permissions on the files.
    I haven't come across any problems like that.
    Issues with 2.0 were to do with syncing with NAS storage, FAT partitions, sharepoint and an issue with the Echo option.

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