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32-bits vs. 64-bits in separate computers? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Sync greetings!

    I have a set of files (currently 2300+, but this will grow up to 3000+ soon) that I want to echo from my computer (Vista 32) to a network storage and from there to my wife's laptop (Vista 64):

    1. In my computer, I have an echo where left=computer, right=NAS.
    2. In the laptop, another echo, left=NAS and right=laptop.

    Step 2 is not working, ST simply hangs.

    "Also note that running side-by-side installations of 32-bit and 64-bit SyncToy 2.0 RTM versions is not recommended or supported."

    In this context, does "side-by-side" means "in the same sync flow" or "in the same machine"?

    Thanks,

    Fred

    PS: Version info

    SyncToy 2.0
    Version 2.0.100.0
    Built 8/12/2008 3:07:12 PM

    Monday, April 20, 2009 1:16 AM

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  • Hi -

    Side -by-side here meant on the same machine. On the other hand - we have had ST users report problems with file corruptions using NAS drives so you should not use this for backup till we release our next version.

    Thanks
    Deepa
    Deepa ( Microsoft Sync Framework)
    Monday, April 20, 2009 9:21 PM
    Moderator