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Sync Toy as a scheduled task RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am using synctoy 2.1 on winxp pro sp3.

    I use the following command in a scheduled task "C:\Program Files\SyncToy 2.1\SyncToyCmd.exe -R"

    The process appears to run normal and does not give any error messages. Once I check the files on the right folder they don't seem to update any new folders or files that were not in the original sync done by the gui. If I run synctoy from the gui it does a proper echo sync from left folder pair to right folder pair.

    Any ideas why all files and folders aren't beinging synced when using command line instead of the gui?

    Friday, February 10, 2012 7:00 PM

All replies

  • Have exact same problem. the log says that it ran, but changed files are not there in my back drive.

    Sunday, February 12, 2012 4:12 PM
  • After the "C:\Program Files\SyncToy 2.1\SyncToyCmd.exe -R" you need to put the name of the folder pair you want to run. IE "C:\Program Files\SyncToy 2.1\SyncToyCmd.exe -R My Documents"
    Tuesday, February 21, 2012 12:12 AM
  • I dont have the folder pair in the task because i want it to run multiple pairs of folders. If leave it as -R it will run all active folder pairs that are set up.
    Tuesday, February 21, 2012 1:35 PM