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    Allway Sync

    I read Fred Langa's recent piece on sync programs that might take the place of Mesh. If possible I'd like his, and any other, take on Allway Sync. I'm looking at that as a backup tool as well as a synching tool.
    I'm running 2 laptops with Win7 Home premium.
    Thanks. Ray Davis

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    I haven't used Allway Sync, but from a quick look at it, I see one advantage - it is free. However, syncing between networked computers does seem to be not very straightforward, as it requires each folder to be synced to be shared, which makes it seem like you will only be able to share over your network. It seems harder to use and configure than Live Mesh and not as full featured.

    The closest app to offer Live Mesh sync features that I have found is Cubby. Problem is that it's not free, as the syncing without going through the cloud is available only in the paid version. However, sync wise, it's great and works as Live Mesh did.

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    Allway Synch

    Thanks for your reply.
    I haven't explored it on a network yet. I am exploring using Drop Box as container where I can work through a multi step synch. A little awkward.
    Ray

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    Allway Sync 'free' has a capacity limit on it. This can cause severe annoyance.
    I also use SyncBack (SE, not free) but there is a free version which I found worked very well, and their Forum is extremely responsive.
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