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Number of files does not match RRS feed

  • Question

  • I just installed SyncToy and ran it for the first time to backup to my external hard drive, which I also just installed. All of my folder pairs are set to Contribute. After the sync completed I compared the number of files on both the left and right sides, and none of the folders have the same number of files. The right side always has fewer files. I am using Windows Explorer to compare the number of files. Why don't the left and right sides match? Are my backups reliable?
    Saturday, July 10, 2010 8:41 PM

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  • There are some exclude/include options for read only/hidden/system files, should be included/excluded. Could you have a check, if they  were selected?

     

    Thanks,

    Ping


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    Friday, September 3, 2010 9:58 AM