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May 18, 2009 8:59:58 AM

Why Files are modified in same date and time but are skip (both changed) Windows XP Briefcase

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October 5, 2009 11:53:39 AM

Had the same problem - Timestamps are recorded differently in NTFS then they are in FAT: So after your first sync everything will get copied over but on the FAT drive it will think that it's a couple of seconds older or newer on the second sync.

Chances are if you have bought a removable hard disk it is probably formatted in FAT and your XP computer is formatted in NTFS. To fix it you need to run Convert driveletter: /FS:NTFS on the removeable/FAT disk, and then delete the sync and recreate it. Should work fine from then on.