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post #1 of 8 Old 08-21-2012, 07:53 AM - Thread Starter
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Looking for recommendations.

I was thinking of FreeFileSync.

Is it good?

Any other suggested programs?

I used TeraCopy with verify selected to move some files off of a drive I want to format but want to verify / compare the two folders to make sure I didn't miss anything important.

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Robocopy is my favorite. It can do it all and is already installed if you're using Win7.
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I use FreeFileSync to mirror files from two different drives to another. Works great for me. Good simple application, easy to use. It does have a compare function to determine which files are new/changed.
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I think Microsoft has an application called Sync Toy that I've been using lately to mirror a couple drives. At least that's what I think it's call. No frills, but seems to do the job.
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I also use FreeFileSync to compare and make a mirror backup to an external drive, never had any problems.
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Robocopy is my favorite. It can do it all and is already installed if you're using Win7.
+1 It is a very powerful tool. The following command will verify whether the files in the source folder will match the destination folder:

robocopy source destination /mir /l

The /mir switch makes a mirror copy of the source directory in the destination directory and deletes any files that don't match the source. Using the /l switch makes it do a test run only and doesn't write or delete any files. You'll need to execute it at the command prompt. At the end it will display a summary showing how many files will be copies/modified changed. If it is zero then you have an exact copy. If not, drop the /l switch and it will add the missing files.

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I like windows live mesh. Can specify what and where to sync. Can also sync to cloud if desired
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