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File transfer with rules?

by thegibson / December 17, 2011 5:39 PM PST

I had two computers synced for a long time, then one of them went down and was fixed after two months.

Now we've been using it for a while, but I haven't had time to sync them up. Now we have two similar computers and I want to essentially merge the files we have on both of them.

What I need is to be able to transfer two similar files using certain rules.

Specifically: Replace older files with newer ones

That's it.

I've found stuff that transfers files, find dups, etc... but nothing that will allow me to make a simple rule.

Any ideas?

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How about
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / December 17, 2011 6:56 PM PST
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Totally forgot about Syncback!
by thegibson / December 18, 2011 5:11 AM PST
In reply to: How about

This is exactly what I needed. Used it years ago but haven't seen it lately.


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(NT) Nod to SyncBack and GoodSync
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 18, 2011 12:47 AM PST
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