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Backing up with OneDrive

I am trying to backup files to my OneDrive but the files are huge. Should I continue? I am copying and pasting my files on because of my 1TB subscription.
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Fix Duplicate OneDrive Folders

I have 3 folders under "This PC" named OneDrive caused by I think my making My Documents, Download, and Destop folders OneDrive folders. Best I can remember I did this by changing the target drive ...
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How to uninstall onedrive in my laptop

I recently purchased a Dell laptop running Windows 8. At the time of configuration of my latop I gave my outlook user details. Now the problem is that the preloaded one drive is logged-in with my ...
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Getting Photos Off of OneDrive

I had been saving my photos to OneDrive. Now that there are so many I want to save them back to my PC but it keeps putting them in OneDrive and says the PC Pictures in Library is no longer available. ...
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Word did not save the document

I receive an error if I create a new document in Microsoft Word 2013 and then try to save it to OneDrive. How do I avoid that error message and actually save? Here are the steps to reproduce: Open ...
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Check App Settings in OneDrive

Actually, I may be jumping the gun, so to speak. Given the "default" settings in Windows 8.1 (Pro, if that matters): Does this mean %users%\user_name\AppData\* is being synced? So if there is an ...
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Can I search through OneDrive OneNote notebooks with Windows search?

If it's possible, how? I completely navigate Windows with Win + search phrase for applications and files. If I could directly access my OneNote notes with search, it would greatly increase my ...
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powerpoint online editing how to view edits

I was using Google Docs but their powerpoint edit is messing up the formatting. Graphs go missing and images sometimes go weird. Formatting for sure is messed up. So I sitched to OneDrive and the ...
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How to resume OneDrive Uploads?

On my machine, I have approximately 50GB in my OneDrive directory (and a 1TB capacity on OneDrive), and I find that after rebooting, typically 2 GB or so of this data gets uploaded to OneDrive then ...
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Move files from local disk to OneDrive without duplication, Windows 8.1

On my home PC (Windows 8.1) I have many GBs of photos which I wanted to upload to OneDrive. However, at home my internet connection is awful and this would have taken aeons to achieve. So I copied the ...
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Microsoft Bug(s) -Windows OS failure(s)

Summary This has been an ongoing issue across Windows 8 and up where the windows full screen apps fail to open without instantly crashing while the skydive fails to function at all. The only ...
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Installation of Microsoft OneDrive Fails With: Microsoft OneDrive has stopped working

Upon attempting to install Microsoft OneDrive, I had the following experience The installation proceeded fine The Setup screens appeared. I see the screens below and then a dialog appears saying, ...
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Accessing OneDrive on Windows 8.1

Is there a way to use OneDrive on Windows 8.1 without having to setup a Windows account and having to use that instead of my activity directory account here at home? Is there also a way to use ...
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Files from OneDrive folder always open read only

I use Windows 8.1. Everytime I try to open a document (Word/Excel etc) from my OneDrive folder it opens as read only. When I close Word and open it again I can edit it. Where can I change that? Can ...
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Variable file name in cell reference as part of longer string using OneDrive

I want my spreadsheet to be easily replicated with each new year. I've already got an input section that allows me to enter the present year (for instance 2014 in A1), generate the prior year ...
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OneDrive generates tons of tray icons in %appdata%\..\local\temp

I found tons of tray icons in %appdata%\..\local\temp I think since build 9879. Is this a common bug, or is it only my system with this problem? You can recognize the tray icons by filenames starting ...
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OneDrive Windows 10

I'm running the latest version of the Windows 10 Preview Technical. (Build 9879) and I've tried to figure how to make folder inside the OneDrive available offline. In windows 8.1 I just right click on ...
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Why OneDrive keeps “Setting up” randomly?

Recently I noticed that, each time I reboot my computer, OneDrive started setting up and finished after almost 10-15 minutes. Why does this happen? Screenshot I never noticed this kind of thing ...
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Link OneDrive to Another Account

I read: How to unlink OneDrive on Windows 8.1? But a user on the phone claims there is nothing when he rights click the one drive icon in the taskbar except for open onedrive explorer screen. She ...
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Windows dumps all files into root directory of OneDrive

Windows 8.1 I went to Desktop folder and clicked on Properties -Location then Move and moved the Desktop folder to OneDrive. I did the same for the Pictures folder. Then I noticed that all of a ...
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Use OneDrive as additional backup location

I'm trying to take advantage of the fact that OneDrive now offers unlimited space, and allows these files to not take up space locally. I already have a backup system in place, but I would like to add ...
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Move a document to a folder that someone else shared with me

A coworker has shared a OneDrive folder with me. How, if at all, can I add a document in that folder? It seems like the only way to do this is as follows: Go to the folder that's someone has ...
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Windows 8.1 Move OneDrive to exisitng folder after OS reinstall

Setup: I got my OneDrive folder with 200GB+ files on my D: drive, all files available offline. Now I need wipe my C: drive and do a fresh install of Windows 8.1. When its done, my OneDrive folder will ...
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In Office 365 how do I get a direct download link for an Excel document stored in One Drive for Business?

My company uses Office 365 with OneDrive. I uploaded an Excel file there and shared via "guest link". Is it possible to generate a link which someone could use just to download the file without ...
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OneDrive for Business Long filenames will not sink on one computer, ok on others

I'm trying to sync to a Win7 64 bit computer and it stops with filename too long error. However I can sync ok on any other computer I've tried. Only difference I can see is all the ok computers are ...
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Add shared OneDrive document to my drive

This seems like something that should be very simple, but I can't figure it out. A colleague has shared a OneDrive document with me. When I click the email, the document opens in Word Online. I can ...
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Benefits of Office 365 over free OneDrive [closed]

Are there any limits/caveats to creating Office documents for free on OneDrive? Does Office 365 have anything extra if all you need is basic Word/Excel?
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Why does OneDrive - Person appear twice in MS Word's “Save As” dialog?

Here is the Save As dialog in MS Word 2013 running on Windows 8.1 with Update. One Drive - Personal appears twice. Why is that? The first listing of it allows me to browse my files and to save. The ...
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How do we view and resolve the difference between my version and the server version of a file?

In our MS Office Upload Center, I have a file: Name MyFile.docx Location d.docs.live.net/2234hksjdfhk2j34/Documents/Work/ (this is OneDrive) Last in Sync 10/26/2014 2:50 PM Status Please Refresh ...
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One way back up on Google Drive?

Is it possible to automatically upload whatever is in a particular folder on my computer to google drive but not download what is on google drive and missing on my computer? If yes how?
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OneDrive Syncing Issues

OneDrive keeps reporting that "5 items couldn't be synced". When I click "View Sync problems", it says that the last sync worked correctly. I've tried syncing and restarting, but it hasn't been very ...
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How to clear locally cached OneDrive online-only files

I recently needed to free up some space on my Dell Venue 8 Pro, running Windows 8.1, and realized that I had OneDrive set for all files to be available offline, meaning it was caching local copies of ...
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How do I connect onedrive with my onedrive profile

My Windows 8.1 computer came pre-installed with OneDrive. It is syncing to something. I created a Microsoft account (profile) on their web site. After an hour of searching, I can't figure out how to ...
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How do you sync the “Saved Games” and “Picture” folders with OneDrive?

I have Windows 8.1 installed, which includes OneDrive natively. It automatically syncs some things such as Camera Roll, but I really want to sync other user folders: Pictures (not just Camera roll) ...
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OneDrive will not work correctly

Using Windows 8.1. Installed Microsoft Office 365. OneDrive is seen by Word when looking for a file. When I use Windows Explorer I can see a OneDrive. This OneDrive does not have the same files in it ...
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Sync folder using Dropbox/Copy/OneDrive without putting the folder there

I tried looking for answer, but I couldn't really form my question... So for example, I want to have a folder synced to the cloud in my Dropbox/Copy/Google Drive/OneDrive account, and right now if I ...
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OneDrive (AKA SkyDrive) has corrupted my files

I had pictures that I backed up to OneDrive. I recently did a system restore from Windows 8.1 back to Windows 8 Pro as well. This placed my OneDrive files into a Windows.old folder. These files are ...
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Unable to install onedrive [closed]

I'm getting below error when i try to re-install OneDrive on my Asus zenfone 5. Incompatible update
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How to do full version control on OneDrive (with git?)

I'm using OneDrive to store all sorts of files (not just Office files). Unfortunately, versioning isn't supported except for Office files. I'd like to do this manually, with git or svn or anything ...
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OneDrive Sync Engine has stopped working (with callstack and disassembly)

Searching online I can see that some people have this problem but I cannot find any solution. I tried to change onedrive location, run the onedrive troubleshooter (no problems found) and nothing ...
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Can't see shared folder in OneDrive app on Windows 8.1

I have windows 8.1. My friend shared with me a folder on OneDrive and gave me permission to edit. I can see shared folder online, but I'm not able to see it in my OneDerive app. Would you mind ...
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How to remove green check marks from OneDrive Windows 7

Can someone please tell me if I'm able to remove the green check marks in OneDrive for Windows 7? It just looks annoying to see all the green check marks. Thanks, David
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How to change the sync folder of OneDrive Desktop Application

I have installed the OneDrive Desktop App on my Windows 8 machine. During installation, it asks me where is my OneDrive folder and I can select a folder. After that, all the files in that folder I ...
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Can't sign in to Windows Live from OneNote

My laptop runs on Windows 7, and this is the first time I've tried syncing my OneNote notebooks onto the web. I already have a SkyDrive account set up, but whenever I try logging into it through ...
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Office 365 Excel Online keeps on deleting a textbox

I have a number of spreadsheets on One Drive. If I open them in "Excel Online", the first thing that happens is that the text box which contains the header graphic and title on the spreadsheet is ...
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Should I sync my desktop and documents via OneDrive?

With windows 8.1 there's now the option of moving these 2 folders to a web synced one drive folder. Will this allow me to sync my appdata and settings on any windows device I own? Or is this a ...
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One Drive app doesn;t have all files vs Win Explorer icon

The Onedrive app tile on my Win 8.1 start screen does not have all the files which are in my Onedrive folder accessed via Win Explorer! Any ideas? Thanks. Sunny
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How do I move the OneDrive folder in Windows 8.1?

According to this answer there's a Move button in the location tab of the properties pane of the OneDrive folder. Except there isn't: I cannot enter a new path, because although it is a text box, ...
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Unable to sync files using OneDrive for Business client on Windows 7

Running OneDrive for Business on Windows 7 x64 Symptoms are: No green checkmarks next to the OneDrive folders If I right click on any of the folders, the "OneDrive for Business" context menu is ...
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Onedrive is not uploading subfolders from my mac

I am running an iMac 27 with OS X Maverick. I have tried everything I can think of, but most of my subfolders aren't showing up on onedrive and when they do, there's no files in them. I used ...