This step-by-step article describes how to synchronize mobile devices and desktop computers with Synchronization Manager.
Users of mobile devices such as laptop and notebook computers often need to synchronize their mobile devices with desktop computers. The Windows XP Synchronization Manager helps ensure that the files and folders on your mobile device and your desktop computer stay synchronized. With Synchronization Manager, you can be sure you are always working with the latest copy of your data, online or offline.
Synchronization Manager enables you to control when your offline files are synchronized with files on the network. You can have Synchronization Manager automatically synchronize the information that is available to you offline in a number of ways:
Every time you log on or off your computer, or both.
At specific intervals while your computer is idle.