Syncing 2 computers

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30 Jul, 2022 03:57 PM

Desktop uses Windows 10 64 bit & my laptop uses Windows 11 64 bit.
Both are using the same version 2022.4 (4087) & both use the same password.
Both are using Dropbox folder with the same passphrase.
I didn't have any problems with sync until the first week of July.
There must be a way to sync my 2 computers now.
I have read many of the discussions here but can't figure out why sync doesn't work.
Any help will certainly be appreciated.
Thanks in advance,

  1. 1 Posted by Stuart Beesley ... on 30 Jul, 2022 04:04 PM

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    Find help/console log from both computers and post here as attachments.

  2. 2 Posted by lhorne2 on 03 Aug, 2022 09:28 PM

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    I have attached both logs.
    The MD-2 is from my laptop & the other is
    the desktop log.
    Again, Thanks for the help,

  3. 3 Posted by Stuart Beesley ... on 03 Aug, 2022 09:49 PM

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    No obvious errors in log

    Which computer is the sync ‘master’?

    On the master, toolbox, advanced mode, advanced menu, ‘ Force a refresh/PUSH of your local dataset to Sync’… wait a few mins… restart… then restart the other one too.

  4. 4 Posted by lhorne2 on 05 Aug, 2022 11:19 PM

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    My desktop is the 'master'.
    I did what was suggested & my laptop still is not syncing.
    At one time the laptop also showed as a 'master' but I moved it
    back to a 'secondary' position.
    Any more suggestions will be welcomed.
    Thanks for your time Stuart.

  5. 5 Posted by Stuart Beesley ... on 06 Aug, 2022 05:05 AM

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    OK, can you launch the dropbox client on both computers and check that this is syncing?

  6. 6 Posted by lhorne2 on 07 Aug, 2022 03:37 PM

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    Yes Dropbox sync is working correctly on both.
    I had shut both computers off for 2 days & when
    I went into MD today both have the same info.
    Thanks Stuart again for your help.
    I do appreciate your time.

    This discussion can be closed.

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