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Verifying IP address with MAC address
How to verify that a computer's I.P. address is the expected computer by checking it's MAC address This article describes how to make sure a c...
Tue, 27 Nov, 2018 at 8:09 AM
Translating the SyncBack user interface
How do I translate the SyncBack user interface into another language? If you wish to report translation errors please email translate@2BrightSparks.com...
Mon, 26 Nov, 2018 at 1:01 PM
Accessing BitLocker To Go encrypted drives
Accessing BitLocker To Go encrypted drives on Windows XP and Vista Windows 7 introduced BitLocker which encrypts an entire drive so the files on it can ...
Fri, 17 Jul, 2020 at 3:55 PM
MD5 Hash Value
What is an MD5 hash value? A hash value uniquely identifies the contents of a file. If two files have the same contents they will have the same MD5 hash...
Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 at 10:11 AM
Explaining Streams
What are streams? A file (on NTFS) can have more than one stream, where a stream is basically another representation of the file. Most files only have o...
Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 at 10:09 AM
Strange first letter file and folder names
Some file and folder names have an odd first letter. Why? When a file or folder is deleted from a drive formatted in FAT then the operating system chang...
Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 at 7:38 AM
Profiles intermittently dropped from Groups
Profiles are intermittently dropped from Groups (the profiles themselves are not deleted, just their 'membership' of one or more groups is lost) ...
Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 at 5:09 AM
Display problems with high DPI screen
Display problems related to high-DPI screens are resolved in SyncBackFree/SE/Pro v7.6.18.0 (and newer versions of SyncBack).
Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 at 2:10 PM
Estimated Time Left indicator during profile runs are inaccurate
During a profile run, the "estimated time left" indicator displayed may be very different to the actual time taken for the profile to complete. Th...
Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 at 4:04 AM
Ports used in SyncBack
Ports used in SyncBack application A Port allows a program on your computer to send and receive data over the internet. SyncBack application also uses cert...
Thu, 12 Sep, 2019 at 6:10 PM