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Looking for alternative to Windows Live Mesh i.e. how do I automatically sync folders

post #1 of 11
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Hi guys. I am looking to automatically copy my 'My Music' folder from my laptop to my HTPC (always on as has low power consumption). I would then set up audiogalaxy on the HTPC to stream my music to my android phone and asus transformer.

I tried to use Windows Live Mesh as it does everything I want, but it is just so slow. Are there any faster alternatives?
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Edited by Niko-Time - 5/27/11 at 4:59am
    
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post #2 of 11
This question might be better answered in the Microsoft section.
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post #3 of 11
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Sorry dude, it was a toss up between there and here but I settled on here due to it was to be streaming using my network (although come to think of it if it worked online that would be even better).
If any mods happened to see this, then if you could give it a little push in the right direction and move it to the correct directory that would be spiffing.

And to clarify, both my laptop and the HTPC are running windows 7
    
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post #4 of 11
SugarSync? They have 5 GB free account just like Mesh.
post #5 of 11
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Thing is, I don't need that function of Mesh as the folder is over 100GB large...I would copy it onto the pc via external hard drive first, just would like it to automatically update when I add a new CD to my music collection/change tags.
    
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post #6 of 11
Nevermind, Live Sync is now Live Mesh.
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Yes, that would have been perfect and was apparently much quicker but alas, it is discontinued
    
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post #8 of 11
FBackup

Mirror the folder(s) to a network share on your HTPC.
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post #9 of 11
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Shall give it a try now, looks perfect!
    
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post #10 of 11
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/e...5-98d0592d8c52

Or this software from Microsoft. Its a good software to use and i have been using it
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