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Items excluded from Sync Plus

 

Sync Plus excludes hidden, system files, and virtual machines from all sync jobs as well as the following files and folders:


macOS specific exclusions:

  • Applications
  • Library
  • Quarantine
  • System
  • Toolkit
  • Users (e.g. the root users folder)
  • Users/username/Application
  • Users/username/Library

Windows specific exclusions:

  • Program Files
  • Program Files (x86)
  • Program Data
  • PerfLogs
  • File History
  • Any folder that starts with $*
  • Toolkit
  • Dashboard Backup folder
  • WINDOWS
  • Users\NERO\AppData\Local
  • Boot
  • Users\username\AppData
  • Users\username\Cookies
  • Users\username\Local Settings
  • Users\username\NetHood
  • Users\username\PrintHood
  • Users\username\Recent
  • Users\username\SendTo
  • Users\username\Start Menu
  • Users\username\Templates
  • Users\username\Links
  • Users\username\Searches
  • Users\username\Saved Games

Exact match:

  • "system volume information"
  • ".ds_store"
  • ".trashes"
  • ".trash"
  • "desktop.ini"
  • ".seagateduet"
  • ".toolkit"
  • ".fseventsd"
  • ".com.seagate.duet.ignoredrive"
  • "$recycle.bin"
  • ".volumeicon.icns"
  • "tmbootpicker.efi"
  • "Com.seagate.toolkit.sync"
  • "RECYCLER"
  • "MSOCache"
  • "PerfLogs"
  • "bootmgr"

Prefix:

  • ".spotlight"
  • ".documentrevisions"
  • ".com.apple.timemachine"
  • ".duet."
  • "start_here_mac"
  • "start_here_win"
  • ".disk_label"
  • "._"

Suffix:

  • ".crdownload"
  • ".partial"
  • ".backupdb"
  • ".bckup"
  • ".vmwarevm"
  • ".pvm"