Need exact mirror of the source...trying to understand RO files

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Hey all.  I am reading more about Read Only folders.  My first impression of RO folders led me to believe it would be an exact, up-to-date mirror of the source folder.  So, if someone deleted or changed a file on the target machine, it would be ignored/deleted by the source machine and the source machine would re-sync the original file.  Now I am not sure I understand that correctly.  I am getting error messages on my target machine saying that files in my RO folders are out of sync. 

I found the "Is One-Way Synchronization possible?", and believe that is the solution I need.  However, can I just tick that box after the folder is already created, and files have/are already synced/syncing?  If I can tick the box after some of the folders have been synced, what happens to any files that may have already gotten out of sync?

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On the read only computer within the preferences of your shared folder - make sure "Overwrite any changed files" is checked.  If the read only computer changes any files - Sync will automatically re-download the file overwriting what was changed.  The only thing Sync will not do is delete a file that is created on the read only computer.  The file will not sync to any other computer but Sync will not remove it automatically from the read only share.

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