Windows 10: How do you mirror folders from desktop to laptop?

Discus and support How do you mirror folders from desktop to laptop? in Windows 10 Backup and Restore to solve the problem; Both desktop and laptop are running Windows 10 x64. Most of the personal folders (on PC and laptop) have an identical structure . The folders on my PC... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Backup and Restore' started by tfwul, Nov 9, 2020.

  1. tfwul Win User

    How do you mirror folders from desktop to laptop?


    Both desktop and laptop are running Windows 10 x64.

    Most of the personal folders (on PC and laptop) have an identical structure .
    The folders on my PC are the 'source' (base), i.e. the folders on the laptop should be a mirror of the folders on PC.

    Right now, I use a backup tool to mirror the 'PC-folders' to an external SSD (Samsung T5).
    Then connect the drive to the laptop using Beyond Compare to show the differences and subsequently mirror the folders from the SSD onto the laptop.

    I tried using backup software that would sync folders via a network. Basically this works. However, the software estimated it would run for 10 hours or so... So, after a couple of hours I cancelled the task, it wasn't really a success, considering the time required. This is whilst using a fast fibre connection.

    Question to those having the same situation: how do you handle this?
    How do you mirror folders from desktop onto laptop?

    Thanks.

    :)
     
    tfwul, Nov 9, 2020
    #1

  2. screen mirroring

    Hi Hatty,

    There is a way for you to control the remote screen whenever you are trying to mirror it from one device to another. To provide you an appropriate solution, please provide us the following information:

    • Which device are you using to mirror on your laptop?
    • Are you using an app to mirror the device on your laptop?
    • Are you able to use your mouse and keyboard on your laptop even if you are not playing a game while mirroring it from a device?

    If you haven't tried to use your mouse outside a game while projecting to the PC, you may follow the steps below to allow your mouse and keyboard to control the remote screen:

    • Open Action Center.
    • Click the Connect button.
    • Click the name of the device you're trying to project.
    • Check the Allow input from a keyboard or mouse connected to this display
      option as necessary.
     
    Loraine Mon, Nov 9, 2020
    #2
  3. how Windows 10 mirroring using AMAZON Fire TV stick?

    Hi,

    Try this.

    I suggest you follow the steps below and check if it helps.

    • Open Action Centre.
    • Click on Connect.
    • PC will search and show which devices are available to mirror/cast.
    • Click on the device which you would like to mirror/cast.


    Please do let us know if you need any other assistance with Windows in future. We will be happy to assist you.
     
    Mayank Gupta10, Nov 9, 2020
    #3
  4. gellswor Win User

    How do you mirror folders from desktop to laptop?

    Project (mirror) Laptop to TV using Roku

    Have a new 2 in 1 (HP) running Win 10. Have Roku 3 connected to my TV. I want to mirror my laptop screen to the TV so I can display slideshows (Photoshop, ProShow). I have mirror enabled on ROKU.

    When I go into Intel WiDi, I can connect to ROKU and there is a list of folders on my laptop screen. If I select a folder with photos, and double click on a photo, it shows up on my TV. However, this is not mirroring, I cannot run a slideshow and project
    it to the TV, only a single photo at a time and only if I double click on it.

    Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.
     
    gellswor, Nov 9, 2020
    #4
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