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Review: SyncToy 2.1 file synchronization

If you are looking for a simple, straightforward, reliable backup tool, then SyncToy might be the best solution for you.

SyncToy Main Window

Here you can see a previously created folder pair ready for action.


Not much for options, SyncToy is as simple to configure as it is to get a backup up and running.

Create folder pair 1

When you click the Create New Folder Pair the wizard will walk you through the simple steps.

Create folder pair 2

This step of the folder pair is to decide what type of synchronization you want to use.

Create folder pair 3

Name your folder pair. That's the last step in the Wizard.

Run button

Here you see the results of a preview run. This will tell you what exactly is going to happen when you click the Run button.

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