Synctoy 2.1 Windows 10 x64 Metadata Error (With updated SQL compact)

J J Annon 1 Reputation point
2021-02-04T20:53:22.873+00:00

Hi I have SyncToy V2.1 for windows 10 x64 but it keeps giving the metadata error.
SyncToy cannot access it's internal metadata in one of the folders being synchronized.

I already updated SQL compact SP1 V4.0 x64 but no dice. Also running in admin mode doesn't help.
I already disabled UAC but still not working. Also tried to disable antivirus. but no go.
Stuck! FIX? Alternative for winx64 10?

The mode I want is the non destructive copy -> copy between drives to copy all the data from one to the other and skip same files automatically, copy both/rename new for different or updated files. I cant use the regular windows feature because it thinks that I'm out of space even though after skipping same files there's plenty of space. It has 2 TB free but the total sum of the disk is 12TB going onto a 14TB. Some files I manually copied already or made changes. Synctoy is a great idea but it's not working.

Even if I just preview it fails with the metadata error.

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  1. Joy Qiao 4,891 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2021-02-05T07:25:19.64+00:00

    Hi,

    Thank you for coming Microsoft Q&A.

    We noticed your issue is more related with SyncToy tool, which is out of our support scope on existing tags.
    We are trying to find the right location for your issue, would I request for your time for waiting with patience untill we get any hints.

    Thank you for your understanding.

    Bests,
    Joy.

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  2. Joy Qiao 4,891 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2021-02-08T02:43:03.17+00:00

    Hi,

    Thank you for your time.

    I notice there is a special forum for SyncToy tool, SyncToy-File Synchronization forum. However, as this forum has been closed as SyncToy has end of support, I am afraid we could do little on your thread.

    Please wait for other customers who familiar with this product and willing to help on this issue.

    Thank you for your understanding.

    Bests,

    Joy.

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