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Old 05-05-2009, 04:56 PM   #1
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I would like to figure out a way to easily keep my zune music synced between two computers. I have a laptop and a desktop comp, and i want the software and music on both. Can anyone suggest a way to do this that will not drive me out of my mind? Thanks.



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Old 05-05-2009, 05:00 PM   #2
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Have one computer as your main, and one as a guest PC. Each time you connect to the Guest PC just sync from Zune to Collection. (If is allows you, not familiar with Guest Capabilities)
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Charge, you CAN reverse-sync as guest. I've done it once or twice.

I just thought of an idea.

Install DropBox on both of your computers. Link both programs to the same account. Have the Zune software of both computers monitor your DropBox music folder. That way, when you add music on 1 computer, it'll be automatically added to your other computer, and to the software next time you open it up.

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Charge, you CAN reverse-sync as guest. I've done it once or twice.

I just thought of an idea.

Install DropBox on both of your computers. Link both programs to the same account. Have the Zune software of both computers monitor your DropBox music folder. That way, when you add music on 1 computer, it'll be automatically added to your other computer, and to the software next time you open it up.

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If its someone that actually listens to music, they will have more than 2gb, unless you make sure you save it to your system after, but thats a lot of hassle.
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It's not hard to save it to the system. It's not like you download anything from the internet (slow dl speeds), you just copy it from one folder on your comp to a more permanent one.

Reverse-sync to get all of your current music on both, then transfer whatever new music you'd like to DropBox. Copy it to a different monitored folder, and delete.



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What if you had the desktop and your main and the laptop as ur secondary. You could create a file in my network places and link it to the desktop and laptop.





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If you wanted to be really awesome, you could set up a network drive that both computers automatically check for media... but if you don't want to do that, I would go with charge's method, or maybe just get an external HDD for all of your music and keep everything on there and copy it when you need to.





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If you wanted to be really awesome, you could set up a network drive that both computers automatically check for media... but if you don't want to do that, I would go with charge's method, or maybe just get an external HDD for all of your music and keep everything on there and copy it when you need to.
x2 on the external HDD. It's a fast and cheap solution.



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Portable HDD?
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Yeah a portable one would work, U just got to keep it plugged in the computer when you want to run the zune software.





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