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Error sync Offline folders - files identical

Q: Error sync Offline folders - files identical

Hi,
I have a problem with the offline folder sync. It always says that I have files changed on both location even if both files are identical - both size and time stamp. The files has not even changes for month or years
Have anyone had the same problem, and been able to solve it?

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Hi nbsp We have few laptops windows pro for sales rep and Offline file enable to sync their documents which are on SBS server nbsp I don't know why it try to sync some other users My video My music etc files and error says quot access denied quot or ldquo The Process cannot access the file because it is being used by in with denied or access and to user sync sync failed try and already files use files Offline other folder file another process Offline file sync try to sync other user files and folder and failed with access denied or files already in use rdquo nbsp we have tried many times and confirm there's no one using those files but still same error nbsp I found this article on forumbut not sure how much this valid to SBS and if it's known issue why not there's fix patch yet from Microsoft On the server I had to ADD this reg entry and set it to HKEY LOCAL MACHINE System CurrentControlSet Services MRXSmb Parameters OplocksDisabled REG DWORD or Default not disabled And then Changed this entry to HKEY LOCAL MACHINE SYSTEM CurrentControlSet Services LanmanServer Parameters EnableOplocks REG DWORD or Default enabled Regards ayaz

A:Offline file sync try to sync other user files and folder and failed with access denied or files already in use

Hi Scott
I found the problem and use following method to fix it
1) Check SBS group policy
2) Check permission on CSC folders (I delete all folder under this folder and check permission on this folder)
3) Reinitialize Cache database, there are different method but i use following
http://www.networknet.nl/apps/wp/archives/1093
And finally restart PC
Regards
 ayaz

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Hi nbsp I've got a laptop user with a Windows x Pro I've defined a folder on our R file server for his use as the primary storage location on the user's machine I've mapped the network location to a drive of his work files I then went ahead and marked that folder as 'Always available offline' and made sure that the first sync was completed I've created a sync schedule through the Sync Center Over time the size grew to be around GB of small files mostly documents and presentations The problem While running the sync an error occurs access is denied on one of the inner folders It seems that once the error is encountered the entire sync Files: stopped first Offline after error sync is halted The affected Offline Files: sync stopped after first error folder does not have explicit permissions I've checked both locally and on the file server and is inheriting the rest of the NTFS permissions from the root Offline Files: sync stopped after first error folder The folder can be accessed from the file explorer of the user's machine Moreover when I enter the Properties of the folder switching to the 'Offline Files' tab and click 'Sync Now '' the sync continues as expected The question What is the expected behavior Should the sync process stop once an error is encountered If so Offline Files: sync stopped after first error what can be the cause of the 'Access Denied'

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How do I fix this?

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I have a 2003 SBS server and several users all on Windows 7.

One of the users just got a new Sony laptop with Windows 7 Pro, his existing laptop was also Windows 7 Pro.

I am trying to make same file share available offline again and the files sync with no errors in sync center. But when the user goes offline all the files have a red X and the files are partially transparent.
All the KB's and threads I can find involved people getting access denied errors, but I'm getting no sync errors.

Any ideas?
I tried formatting the offline files database earlier and I made a dozen files available offline. No errors but again red x's when he went offline.

A:Offline files sync but all have a red X

Have you seen this? Especially The OP's second post: Sync Center Problem with Offline Files

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/224820-offline-files-sync-but-all-have-red-x.html
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Our users "my documents" folders are set up for redirection to \\ourserver\users

We have an XP based machine ( machine X ) that was used by person A, each time they logged off it synchronized as expected.

However machine X is now used by another user B.

Whenever user B logs off user A's offline files still keep synchronising, have deleted all the files from the offline folder I still cannot see a way of stopping user A's files and starting the new user B's files sync.

User A's files were accounting type files and are sensitive files that should not be viewed by others, however by still sync to the offline files folder they can be easily viewed.

Any thoughts as how I can stop this and re-direct the new users files to sync as I need to release this pc for general use.

Cheers.
 

A:Offline files / folder sync

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307853

You need to unmark the old users' folders for offline use, apply, reboot and make sure that the machine can see the domain and be made happy on that front, log in as the new user and then mark those new folders for offline use.
 

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Just wondering if there are any suggestions regarding a sync problem I am having. Up till now, I have been able to do seamless sync between my laptop (Vista ultimate) and my desktop (vista home). Recently it has stopped working, except where I sync individual files.
e.g. if I create a file offline on the laptop, I get a sync error when I reconnect to the network. It says "assertion failure" in sync centre. Same happens when I select the folder and manually press sync. However, if I rightclick the file and press sync, it syncs fine. This happens even where this is the only file in the folder, which suggests that there is something different between folder permissions and file permissions. However, haven't made any changes to permissions etc. recently and all file permissions are inherited from the parent folder anyway.
Any suggestions greatly appreciated.

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It reads as though it does:






Quote:
The Windows 7 Offline Files feature allows you to keep on your computer, copies of files normally stored on the network. When you select a network file or folder to make available offline, Windows automatically creates a copy of that file or folder on your computer.
Anytime you reconnect to that network folder, Windows syncs the files with those in the network folder. You can also sync them manually at any time.


So my question is: If you put the exact same files on two network computers with Offline Files turned on, will they sync when you open a file? Or does one have to be a file server for it to work?

A:Does Offline Files sync between network computers?

Hello Greg,

In this case with 3 networked computers, the two separate network computers (ex: A & B) would only sync with the source network computer (ex: C) of the offline files, and not each other directly. They (A & B) would evently be synced though since the are both syncing with C.

Sync Offline Files

Hope this helps some.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/118582-does-offline-files-sync-between-network-computers.html
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A:Offline Files Background Sync without domain

Why not use Windows Live Mesh (without syncing to the cloud storage portion)?

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/172866-offline-files-background-sync-without-domain.html
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I believe I have searched the history of Sync Center issues enough that this is an issue that has not yet Cannot from Remove Sync Files Offline Center been addressed nbsp If so please point me to the proper article nbsp Thanks I was making folders available for offline use in my Win Ultimate edition nbsp We are in the process Cannot Remove Offline Files from Sync Center of moving Cannot Remove Offline Files from Sync Center to NAS servers with new network names and I know syncing with NAS servers is not working correctly right now So I have unchecked all the folders to make then unavailable for offline nbsp I have also gone to quot Manage Offline Files quot and tried deleting all offline files for the network drive nbsp However there is one Network Drive that I cannot get to delete no matter what I try nbsp I have tried Deleting Offline Copy for the drive which it says is successful but the network drive and a folder hierarchy remain when I view Offline Files nbsp Also when I view this folder path in Windows Explorer it gives a status of quot Offline Availability Available quot nbsp I find this odd since the Make Available Offline box is not set for any of the files or folders in this path nbsp Also this message seems odd to me since the only valid messages I have found for this status are quot Always Available quot or quot Not Available quot I have also tried making all of these files and folders available offline again and removed and deleted but I still have the same problem nbsp I have also tried the registry key to reset the cache for offline files and that did not work either Please help me get rid of this because it is driving me nuts Thanks

A:Cannot Remove Offline Files from Sync Center

Had the same problem few months back . In the end had to reinitialize the offline files cache all together:

Open up registry editor (WARNING: Only for Advanced Users)
Browse to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Csc
Add a new key (folder) called Parameters
Under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Csc\Parameters, add a new DWORD called FormatDatabase and set its value to 1

You will need to reboot the PC afterwards.

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A:Sync Center Problem with Offline Files

So far, I found a KB article that seems to describe my exact issue. I requested the hotfix and applied it to one of the systems for now.

Offline files synchronization may not finish on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/211936-sync-center-problem-offline-files.html
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So this is what I m trying to do I have a laptop that I mostly use it s running Windows I m trying to Problems Windows Files Sync Offline Center set up my iPod so it will connect to it instead of my desktop which is what it currently does but all of my Music is on an external hard drive that is connected to the desktop I just got a new router a Belkin Work Windows Sync Center Offline Files Problems amp Play It comes with a USB port on the back to connect external hard drives to So I decided to instead of having to plug my external hard drive into the laptop every time I wanted to access my music I would hook up the hard drive up to the router and then make the files be available offline on my hard drive This way my girlfriend could also access the music from her laptop The only problem is that I can t get the files to be available offline I tried to right click on them and say quot always available offline quot when I did this sync center would open and try to sync them but every single file would cause a sync error because quot The process could not be completed because the file was in use by Windows Sync Center Offline Files Problems another process quot I cannot for the life of me figure out Windows Sync Center Offline Files Problems how to fix this so I need help If you need more information I will for sure be willing to answer any questions nbsp

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The same situation with subfolders 'My music' and 'My pictures'. We would like to sync 'My documents only'.
Please help!
Thank a lot

A:Exclude Recycle bin from Offline Files (Windows Sync Centre)

Hi,
 
You can click “Start”,
 input “Managed offline files” in Search box and press Enter.
 
In the window of Offline Files, go to General and click “View your offline files”
 
Then you can manage offline files folder in it.
 

This link maybe helpful to you:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc938875.aspx
 
Hope it helps.
 
Regards,
Leo  
Huang

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If this isn't possible what are my options for syncing domain based files with a Home edition of Windows?

Kind Regards,

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One of my users is having problems with offline files and folders.
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By default all new files and folders you add into a folder that is available for offline become available, but this is no longer the case. Has anyone got any ideas?

Thanks
 

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I also want it to
Not be automatic if I so desire
Be over wifi or USB cable
And I want it to sync the most recent of the 2 copies say I download a song on my laptop I want it to copy 2 my desktop but later if I get one on my desktop I want it to copy 2 laptop like a 2 way sync sorta thing
I'm also not looking for user friendly I can handle advanced stuff (sometimes that's even better) and can handle any REASONABLE price tags for this program or feature

I hope this is in the right topic area and thanks for the time and help.

A:program 2 keep certain (not all) files/folders in sync between 2 computers

I use something called SyncBack.
SyncBack Freeware - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Downloads

Cnet has a video on iTunes with multiple computers. I don't use iTunes so I'm not sure how well the software that's out there works.

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hello,

recently i am having troubles with 1 user who has a troubles syncing his offline files/folders,
i have 6 other users using the same config without problems but their folders are all less then 1gb, this users folders is aprox. 9 gigs.

last friday the folder just dissapeared from the server after user logged in to the network and did a sync without problems -> ?
could this be the next ms error or could it be a user error?

i wass wandering if their is somebody out there who experienced the same problems and found a solution,

thx,
mdg

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A:Are there any free sync services that allow me to sync only select folders?

Read here
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2014283/microsoft-adds-selective-sync-to-skydrive-cloud-storage.html

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/534364/are-there-any-free-sync-services-that-allow-me-to-sync-only-select-folders/
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A:Are there any free sync services that allow me to sync only select folders?

Skydrive or Dropbox. www.dropbox.com which is a cloud allows you to backup or sync files and folders.

Edit: Here are a list of others 12 free cloud storage options

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A:Two folders, same location, identical name

Maybe one is a hard link to the other, as having two files with the very same name is not allowed. It also might be some serious disk corruption too. Try taking ownership and assign permission to yourself to at least view the whole folder, copy to a secure place, and then delete them both.

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A:Why doesn't the copy function ever know that 2 folders are identical?

Have a look at this. I think it will solve your problem. Much easier and a more elegant way of achieving what you are trying to do!
Download SyncToy 2.1 from Official Microsoft Download Centre

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When I navigate to the actual area everything appears as it should be.

If I try to delete one of these identical icons then both icons go to the recycle bin along with the files inside the relevant folder.

Please see screen shot. I could recreate my profile and point the new profile at the relevant folders but setting up all my applications again will be a bit of a nightmare that I would like to avoid if possible.

Any advice welcome. This topic does appear to exist elsewhere but with no answer.

Rabid

A:Duplicate identical icons in personal folders

Rebuild your icon cache...
Icon Cache - Rebuild

...as well as running an sfc/scannow thrice in an elevated command prompt.
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

If neither works, restore to a point before you made these changes and try again.
System Restore

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Newbe with a question.

I am assuming it is possible to enable offline files of multiple network folders but I can't get it to work.

Situation:
Running Win7 ultimate 32bit on a domain.
Server with 2 folder shares:
Share1: test1
Share1: test2

Mapped to a network drive (Share1) and was able to enable offline files.
I then mapped to (Share2) on the same server and the option Always available offline is clickable. Unfortuntely it does not do anything.

Is it just not possible to create multiple offline available folders using different mapped network drive folders from one server?

Cheers

A:Offline folders to multiple network mapping drive folders

This TechNet thread talks about the problem and shows some solutions that have worked for others.

"Always available offline" option and Offline Files tab dissapeared in folder options

This link shows how to set up offline files to work with Windows servers.

Configuring New Offline Files Features for Windows 7 Computers Step-by-Step Guide

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A:Error connecting to offline files

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Gudzilla


I'm having trouble using offline files. I am trying to use offline files on my laptop, but when I try to open files or folders I am getting different error messages having to do with connecting or sharing.
Some folders say
"Error while reconnecting Z: to \\\(Computer Name)\(Profile name) Microsoft Windows Network: The local device name is already in use"
Or on some folders I can open the folder path and see the file, but when trying to open it I am only able to open a read only version.
I have tried several times to go into the original folders on my desktop and change the sharing options, which is maybe why some folders I can open and view, and others not even open. I have followed the tutorials shown here but somehow keep running into this problem.
How do I go about setting up the files correctly?
Currently I have the homegroup set up. When I started using the laptop I set it up, then when I couldn't access the files I thought I read somewhere that sharing through a mapped network drive was an easier way to share files. I disassociated the homegroup and mapped a Z: drive, but no luck. I went back and re-associated the homegroup with the same problem. These are my personal machines, and neither are on a network administrated by someone else, meaning I am the only network administrator setting up permissions.
My desktop is running Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1. And my laptop is running Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1.
Any help or suggestions would be appreciated. To go back and retrace everything I did to set up isn't possible as I have tried several times using different options. If I need to format the laptop drive that's possible as it hasn't shared correctly since I installed an SSD in it, and using it as an extension of main machine is the reason for having it. Meaning I really only need to use the shared files. No files in the native user account are important except for Outlook data files.
Be kind I'm not a pro, just a home user.


If you require total access to you're Z drive it's required that you make some adjustments to the Security tab of the drive by adding "Everyone" to the access list. It's best to do this from the Z:>Users folder for security reasons although you can also do this directly from the Z: drive.

The link below shows you how.
HDD sharing

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A:Unwelcome Sync.pop Up Offline

Welcome to TSG, FLY90MPH.

To help you identify the source of the problem we need to have a thorough look at your "startup profile". Go to the site below, download Startuplog.zip, unzip and run Startuplog.com. Copy and paste the full contents of Startuplog.txt (not stubbpaths.txt) to your next reply.

http://home.earthlink.net/~rmbox/Reticulated/Toys.html

And if you are not running an updated antivirus scanner, you should do an online scan here:

http://housecall.antivirus.com/pc_housecall/

Since you say these pages are popping up offline, you should also go to Internet Options and delete both the Temporary Internet Cache and its Offline content.
 

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A:how to sync partially sync'd folders

I use Beyond Compare to keep folders/files in sync, which is a 2-pane wonderfully powerful and wonderfully intuitive and simple to use product that can do anything you want.

You can update-to-left/right, or mirror-to-left-right, or simply compare and decide for yourself what you want to do.

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It's not free, but it does have a free trial. Give it a shot.

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A:Vista Offline Folder Sync Issue

Bump. Request for help.

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A:Identical Files in same Directory!

That's above my head, but being the helpful soul that I am was wondering if this article could be related Reindexing Media Center Library | Krunk4Ever!

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A:Some places see 2 identical files sometimes none

Do you think a system restore would put things back in order?
 

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A:Searching identical files

A duplicate file finder can do it, even if the files have different titles. Many have options to compare content.

http://www.snapfiles.com/downloadfind.php?st=duplicate+file+finder&action=s&search=Find+it&lc=1
 

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A:MS SyncToy 2.1x64 Doesn't Recognize Files are Identical

Please upload a copy of SyncToyLog.txt from C:\{User}\AppData\Local\Microsoft\SyncToy\2.0 so we can see what its done. A copy of the .dat may also be useful.

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A:Identical Monitors, not identical colors

Unfortunately, there can be variations in colours even with identical models.

There are three things you can try:

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A:Please, I need help with offline folders

Closed duplicate, please reply here:

http://forums.techguy.org/t134156/s96102558f9e191b64a09354c32f13d41.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/please-i-need-help-with-offline-folders.134155/
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A:How to sync 2 folders?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Rambytes


Hi everybody,

I have a folder(with many picture take over 10 years) that I want to sync with my other computer over my network.

Does windows 7 have a sync tool that I can copy a folder to another place?

Thanks!


Hi rambytes,

I'm looking into it.

Just one word of caution, synchronizing if not set right can lead to loss of files.
(especially the direction of synchronizing is important)

Get back to you on it asap.

Greetz

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Quote:
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Administratively assigned offline files on Win7 client disappear from server (Network Steve Forum)

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Hi everyone!

A few months ago I got MS Office 2010 Professional Plus, and have been using it more and more the past week. I prefer MS Office over Google Drive because of its wider range of text options which can help me make more professional looking documents.

I am frequently on the go, so I have my files on my laptop (Vaio S Series) and a flash drive as well. Is MS Office able to save the document on both my flash drive and computer so that they are synced? I know that when I'm working on the file from my flash drive I won't be able to sync the file with the one on my laptop, but I hate having to save new documents on my flash drive over and over again.

Thanks!

A:How to sync MS office documents across multiple folders?

im not aware of being able to save two copies of a file when saving an office file, however if you saved the original to your skydrive folder /subfolders that could save you the trouble of using the flash drive.

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A:What prog? Sharing/Sync folders between WIN7 & XP

Hi Grimace,

You could try using Robocopy, which used to come preinstalled on Vista machines. Here's a thread about alternatives to SyncToy: Windows 7 - SyncToy alternative - Sync folder with Network drive... - Server Fault

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team

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A:reach for one soft that can sync auto between folders

like Microsoft Office shared folder synchronisation or briefcase!?

Never used any of them, so I can be wrong

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A:Windows 7 Professional do not sync shared folders

Welcome to SF,

Do you have the shared folders mapped from the Win 7 machine? Try to disconnect and re-create the mapped drive, make sure that Reconnect at logon" checkbox is checked.
How to Map a Network Folder in Windows 7 - For Dummies

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A:Slow access to shares if offline folders is enabled

Usually caused by Indexing & Search that causes that. Every time you open up Network shares, or even explorer, Windows tends to want to reindex the network shares. It gets even worse if you have a lot of files in the share.

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A:Offline Folders - on reconnect to network, mapped drive isn't available

Hi,

I am experiencing the same problem and found an old post Problem reconnecting offline files when mapped as a drive that complains about it, too. I can usually correct the problem by navigating to the equivalent UNC path in Explorer, upon which Vista will realize that it is actually connected. I am only doing this once a day, so it is bearable. Alternatively, I found that when I use the "Work offline" button before disconnecting and the "Work online" butten after reconnecting, things are quite smooth. However in order to get that button I have to open an Explorer window and go to the mapped drive location. I think MS should give the Sync Center tray icon a "Work Offline" option.

Cheers

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A:Outlook/Homtail sync error - Chapura/Outlook Sync unable - MSN Mobile errors

Post the Hijack log.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/outlook-homtail-sync-error-chapura-outlook-sync-unable-msn-mobile-errors.249905/
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A:Hard Drive Error Messages and Missing Files/Folders

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Thanks,

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A:IMAP folders doesn't sync outlook 2010

Yes, you should. I had some trouble with Outlook changing my Port numbers when I would select SSL and TLS Authentication, which is likely your issue. Be sure to check the second computers settings so they are the following:

Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server - requires SSL:imap.gmail.com
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Use Authentication: Yes
Use STARTTLS: Yes (some clients call this SSL)
Port: 465 or 587 Account Name: your full email address (including @gmail.com) Google Apps users, please enter [email protected]_domain.comEmail Address: your full Gmail email address ([email protected]) Google Apps users, please enter [email protected]_domain.comPassword: your Gmail password

Reference

I think MS is still working some kinks out with the IMAP intergration so if all else fails you can switch to SMTP in the interim depending on your OS.

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Thanks

A:Outlook 2010 locks up on sync folders receiving

Not sure if this would help:
pst file Corrupted - Repair

or this: Inbox Repair Tool (scanpst.exe) | MSOutlook.info

If you are connecting to an Exchange Server:
How to troubleshoot synchronization problems when you synchronize your Exchange Server mailbox with your .ost file in Outlook

http://www.sevenforums.com/microsoft-office/251646-outlook-2010-locks-up-sync-folders-receiving.html