Synchronize Folders in Windows® 7
What are benefits and ways to synchronize folders in Windows 7?
Windows 7 is the latest Operating System comes with many new features. Windows 7 has got abundant and incredible improvements over Windows XP and Windows Vista. For both data files and for your PC, Windows 7 provides reliable backup and restore solutions. Windows 7 would also help you to recover the older version of data files if you save the wrong version. Windows 7 has got different editions and among the different editions of Windows 7, the Windows 7 ultimate Edition is the most powerful edition. Home Group, Jump Lists, improved taskbar, Windows live Essential, Magnifier, new turn on turn off features are some of the new features of Windows 7. For file synchronization, the files from specified a directory of one system are mirrored to the directory of a second system. Whenever any changes are made, the PC would communicate and share the changes which have been made to the files or directory.
The following points discuss benefits and techniques of synchronizing folders in Windows 7:
- Need and Benefit
- Sync folders with Sync folders with nsync
- Use SyncToy 2.1
Need and Benefit
By synchronizing files and folders, it would allow you to compare files and folders in seconds. This would also allow you to compare the program output and validate your copies. The synchronization process is done with the help of simple wizard and it’s really worthwhile. Then you are also able to notice the difference between your files and you could even coordinate them by modifying the file.
Sync folders with nsync
With the help of nsync, you could easily synchronize two folders. For that, you would have to drag the first folder which you want to synchronize to the left side of the Window and after that, target the next folder to the right side of the Window. Then, to browse and select the folders you would have to click on the both arrows which you would see in your screen. When the selections are made, a sync button would appear. By clicking that button, your files and folders would be synchronized.
SyncToy 2.1 is an application which would synchronize files and folders among the several locations. It often includes the operations such as sharing of photos and documents with other PC’s and then creating the copies of the files and folders. At the same time, SyncToy 2.1 could manage multiple set of folders. Then, it could combine the files and folders in one case. You could run this SyncToy 2.1 on both 32-bit and 64-bit versions.
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