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Backup and Sync getting in the way? Run it off-hours, when you’re not around

We’re huge fans of Backup and Sync — Google’s free Windows utility that continuously synchronizes our PC’s files with drive.google.com. But lately, the software has been getting in the way on our development machines. Specifically: Backup and Sync can consume … Continue reading

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3 Amazing, Obscure (and Free) Windows Utilities We Use Every Day

Like you, the majority of our work day is spent in front of a computer. Indeed, most of the time you will find us wrestling with popular Windows applications — like Microsoft Word, Google Chrome and Acrobat Reader. But there … Continue reading

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Watch out for Dropbox Prompts when Running as a Service!

Are you running Dropbox as a Windows Service? Do you rely on Dropbox to operate unattended in the background, synchronizing your important files 24×7? If so, then be on the lookout for the new Selective sync warning dialog — a … Continue reading

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OneDrive Slow? Try Disabling Files On-Demand

In recent months, several customers running OneDrive as a service have complained of torturously slow uploads. Files created on a PC take a very long time to appear in the cloud. In one case, it took more than 3 days … Continue reading

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Goodbye Google Drive, Hello Backup and Sync!

If you are running Google Drive as a windows service with AlwaysUp, beware: Google Drive is going away. The folks in Mountain View broke the news in a recent G Suite update, stating: Google Drive will no longer be supported … Continue reading

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