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SkyDrive offers 25GB free space, but only offers a way too simple web upload one file at a time.

Does software exist, that makes it possible to mount it as a network drive?

Edit: The solutions work for a while, but stop working after awhile.

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possible duplicate of Use OneDrive as additional backup location –  sunk818 Dec 8 at 22:03

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A little update if anyone out there is interested like me :) http://skydrivesimpleviewer.codeplex.com/ gives you WebDAV url's so you can mount Skydrive folders natively in Windows Explorer with "Map network drive".

UPDATE: In case this method does not work for you (for some users it says invalid username or password), I managed to map skydrive as network drive using MS Word (publish to sky drive and taking url from there).

See Microsoft Office and web section in this document: http://www.mikeplate.com/2010/01/17/how-to-connect-to-skydrive-with-webdav/

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This is absolutely the way to go. No third-party software running all the time, and it just works. This should be the accepted answer. –  Andrew Jan 25 '11 at 18:59
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That program doesn't works anymore. –  OZ_ Sep 20 '11 at 17:38
    
Rather than using the third-party app to get the WebDAV URL, you can also just use Office: open a doc from skydrive in Office, Save As, and see the WebDAV URL right there. –  Allanrbo Aug 5 '12 at 13:16

You need to use the Gladinet software to do this.

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You do not need any external tools like Gladinet anymore.

There are a few tutorials:

http://www.winsupersite.com/win7/totw/skydrive.asp

http://www.groovypost.com/howto/microsoft/windows-7-map-network-drive-live-skydrive-using-office-2010/

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first link is dead. –  ppuschmann Feb 26 '13 at 20:08

SkyDrive Explorer will give you easy access to your SkyDrive from the Windows Explorer.

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OneDrive allows you to mount a network drive natively in Windows via WebDAV:

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If you are linking to another answer's content and only providing a link its a sign you should flag the question as a duplicate. We expect more out of answer than a link a content that (by the way the original source no longer exists) for that exact reason so spend some time and provide the relevant information or I will do it and post my own answer :$ –  Ramhound Dec 8 at 22:02
    
I see a colon at the end of your answer. Is it truncated? –  DragonLord Dec 9 at 5:58

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