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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...
Mon, 1 Nov, 2021 at 2:56 PM
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) ...
Mon, 1 Nov, 2021 at 2:57 PM
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). However, if you wish to switch off DPI awa...
Wed, 8 Jun, 2022 at 12:44 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...
Tue, 6 Sep, 2022 at 8:20 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