One of my favorite utilities for Windows XP is a little program called SyncToy. This is found as one of Microsoft’s XP PowerToys, found as free downloads for licensed XP users. SyncToy is but one of these programs designed to add functionality to XP.
This how Microsoft describes PowerToys:
PowerToys add fun and functionality to the Windows experience. What are they? PowerToys are additional programs that developers work on after a product has been released.
SyncToy allows you to sync files from a variety of sources – laptops, external hard drives, USB flash drives, digital cameras, portable media players, PDAs, etc.
I like to use SyncToy to sync various flash drives with my home computer. For instance, I keep a USB flash drive for all of my DEN documents. Whether I am working on them at home, at school or anywhere else, I can always sync the files with SyncToy so that nothing is lost. This is what the process looks like: