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Help with syncing photos on a server.

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I have a server running Win 2k3. I have about 3,000 photos on it.

I use Microsoft synctoy 2.1 to copy them to an external hdd, 'left' folder is the server photos and 'right' folder is the external hdd. Action is set to Contribute.

Now when I take a look at the properties of the 2 folders, one shows about 2,900 items and the other 3,223. The one with 2900 is the external hdd, which should have MORE, if anything since the sync doesn't delete anything on the external hdd's side.

I've run synctoy and it doesn't find anything missing on the backup.

What gives?
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Umm... Why don't you just copy the folder to your external HDD the traditional way? Ctrl + C and then Ctrl + V
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Sounds like a permissions issue to me.

Check to make sure there aren't any restrictive permissions on any directories/subdirectories. I would say files as well but that would take a bit of time.
    
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