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What is the best file sync program for Windows?

I've tried the latest version of sync toy and Allway sync, but I sometimes find that both programmes dont always copy files, something to do with no permission or cant overwrite target file when updating the sync.

This is unacceptable for me given that these are my incremental backups.  Any suggestions?
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LeeTutor

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Also any idea why after doing a sync, the original file location has many more files than the backed up copy (via sync on a backup drive).  There apepars to be hidden files that are created or something, but this confusingly makes me think that not all files have synced.
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My favorite is GoodSync.com  The Pro version is worth the bucks!
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How have you setup your configuration?  Also whats so good about this one?
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Apologies for the late reply.

I have also used All Way Sync in the past as well as Sync Toy from Microsoft and found Sync Toy to be marginally better although they look almost the same.  Allway sync seems to suffer from the locked file problem a lot.
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will try this week.
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I'll stick by my reccomendation of GoodSync.  Besides all the other stuff I posted it also indicates files it couldn't sync so you can fix the problem or do them manually.
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