SyncToy

I found a really cool little utility a while back and I thought I’d share it with everyone.  It’s a powertoy made by microsoft called synctoy.  It’s kind of like the old, “briefcase” we had in windows 98 that was used to keep folders synchronized, but this utility is a little bit more powerful.

I plan on using it for my carputer whenever I get enough money to build it.  I’ll use it with a wireless connection to my network, and use the utility to transfer my music files onto the carputer and to keep the two systems synchronized.

I’m also pretty sure that it can be run with scheduled tasks so that you can sync at certain times of the day without intervention. check it out here: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/prophoto/synctoy.mspx

*edit-  I have confirmed that you can schedule syncs from the help menu inside of synctoy.  The instructions are here: Continue reading “SyncToy”