Cloud storage service from Microsoft (formerly known as SkyDrive)

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OneDrive sync client installation taking forever

Went to How to install the OneDrive for Business (formerly SkyDrive Pro) sync client for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online. Ran the installer, but it's more than 1 hour since it's running and I ...
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how to use 1 microsoft account without two different (keyboard layout) laptops

i have 2 laptops one has the United Kingdom Layout and other has the United States keyboard layout , the problem is since i upgraded to windows 8.1 and logged in with Microsoft account the settings ...
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Windows 8 and Onedrive

I have recently saved a couple of excel files to Onedrive. When I search for them they're not there, when I look for them in the folder that I know they're in, they're not there. The only way I can ...
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How do I unlink OneDrive using settings on Windows 8.1

I log in to my laptop with my gmail account but I cannot unlink the integrated OneDrive to access my existing onedrive account (user ID is an @live.com account). When I right-click the task bar and ...
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How do I enable the Cloud settings in Notepad++ 6.6.7 for Windows 8.1 Update 1?

I updated to Notepad++ 6.6.7 and wanted to move the settings to my OneDrive. But when I open Settings->Preferences->Cloud, the DropBox and OneDrive options are both disabled. How do I enable them? ...
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Difference between Internet Explorer Proxy and WinHttp Proxy

I was having some issues recently as i was unable to check for Updates in Windows as it could not connect to update server as well as my OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) was drilled down and was not ...
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Why do I suddenly have 2 onedrive folders, and how can I fix it?

I dont recall doing anything to cause this, but suddenly my system (windows 8.1 enterprise) has 2 onedrive folders. What caused this, and how can I fix it?
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How to setup onedrive with office 365 sync for various Doc Libraries

Is there a way to setup one drive business with office 365 where each folder is mapped to respected office 365 document library. For example, if I have following file share folders Contracts AFE ...
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Win8.1 OneDrive is renaming files

In c:\users\userName\OneDrive I have a dir named PowerShell. All the files in the PowerShell dir are available offline. In c:\users\userName\OneDrive\PowerShell I have a file: glargle.ps1. OneDrive ...
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windows 7 one drive online only

I downloaded onedrive on my windows 7 computer. I have a 200 gb account with a new windows 8.1. I synced with the account on my windows 7 and it downloaded 50 gb and almost filled the hard drive. How ...
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How to clear credentials associated with the OneDrive for Business sync app?

We are using the OneDrive for business sync app to synchronize our document libraries in SharePoint with our PCs in the office. Recently, I came across a situation when testing where I entered my ...
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Changed location of OneDrive; now Office 2013 apps crash?

My C partition is small; so I have moved OneDrive to a different partition. This works fine when I used Windows 8.1's SkyDrive app to open documents stored there; and when I used Windows Explorer. ...
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Reorganized local Picture subfolders but changes not showing in Onedrive

I'm synced my Picture folder with Onedrive last week but today I reorganized my local 'Pictures' Folders. The changes are not reflecting in Onedrive even after I click 'Sync' the folder in Onedrive. ...
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Onedrive for Business will not sync on domain attached machines

At this point, I'm hoping that I'm making a really stupid mistake but... On multiple machines, I cannot get Onedrive for Business to sync with Office 365 on a domain attached machine. When i'm doing ...
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Copy a folder in OneDrive

How can you copy a file folder in OneDrive. In DropBox I can copy folders not problem. What am I missing?? I have a folder with other folders in the folder. I set up folder templates on dropbox ...
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change onedrive account name

I set up my onedrive acct with yaho.com email id instead of yahoo.com and I can't verify it of course and for the life of me I can't figure out how to fix this. I set it to change primary alias but ...
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Windows 8.1 One Drive Won't Sync

I just noticed something is wrong with my One Drive on my Windows 8 machine I see this error "Files can't be uploaded because we can't access one of your OneDrive folders on this PC" I looked at ...
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Onedrive needs 4.7 GB free disk space?

I already have Office 2013 installed, but not OneDrive. I downloaded the OneDrive standalone installer for business, but it says I need 4.7 GB of free disk space. Unfortunately I could only free 4.4 ...
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How does OneDrive select Icon for video? How can I change it

We have a video, that is uploaded from Windows Moviemaker to OneDrive (Skydrive). I think it is creating a Windows Media file. We don't like the Icon used to represent the video. How does OneDrive ...
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Why is OneDrive syncing files across with hidden attribute set?

I have a windows 7 PC with onedrive app installed. I have copied files to that folder. Now they all show up using the OneDrive GUI on Windows 8.1, but if I browse using the command shell ( even with ...
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How to Pause onedrive sync on windows 8.1

I have OneDrive running on my Windows 8.1 and I put many files in its folder to sync with online, Sometimes I need to pause this sync, is there a way to do that?
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Linking in Powerpoint

So I have a picture in a slide in a powerpoint and I have set a hyperlink to a video that is stored in the same folder as the powerpoint file. If I click on the image to run the video then that takes ...
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Onedrive/Skydrive standalone app on Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have the following setup: Windows 8.1 on PC at Work. I use a local account. My personal/private hotmail address, with all my personal data in Skydrive. In Windows 8, I used to be able to have the ...
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OneDrive sync files to local computer

How can I get OneDrive in Windows 8.1 to download all my files to a folder to my machine and keep them synced? I can view the files but can't copy them anywhere else using the windows copy and paste ...
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Transition from skydrive to onedrive. Can I get my pictures back?

I was having problems with my windows 8.1 laptop. I knew I was going to have to restore. Sent my pictures to skydrive. Now I have onedrive. The picture folders are there and labeled correctly, but are ...
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Using OneDrive with a Domain User account on Windows 8.1

Is there any workarounds for getting OneDrive to work on a Windows domain account? I have connected my domain account to my personal Microsoft account however OneDrive does not work. The modern UI ...
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Reset Skydrive/OneDrive sync?

Is there a way to have Skydrive/Onedrive completely restart the sync process and have all of the files as "online-only". I'm running Windows 8.1 Update 1. While there is "make all files online-only" ...
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How to reset SkyDrive/OneDrive sync? [duplicate]

Is there a way to empty SkyDrive/OneDrive without deleting the files in the cloud. I'm running Windows 8.1 and would like to revert all of the files to "online-only" mode except that the function ...
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Replace OneDrive with Dropbox in Windows 8.1

I was wondering if you can replace OneDrive with Dropbox. It looks like this right now: I would like Dropbox to appear where OneDrive is now, and perhaps uninstall and completely remove OneDrive. ...
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Extract Saved Word Document inside OneNote Notebook on OneDrive

In Microsoft Office 2013, saving documents on SkyOneDrive is fully integrated into Word. On a computer using Word 2013, I wrote a document and saved it into a folder in my OneDrive. When I went to a ...
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How do you upload folders to one drive?

I am a Google Drive user right now, but I want to switch over to onedrive. I converted all my files (about 100 or so) to .docx format or .pdf, but when i try uploading, it doesnt allow me to upload ...
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How to split TrueCrypt file into smaller files for cloud backup to OneDrive?

I have a lot of OneDrive storage and want to back up my files, but rather than putting them directly in the OneDrive folder, I'd rather put them in a TrueCrypt volume for security reasons. However, ...
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How can I sync SkyDrive/OneDrive on Windows 8.1 when signing in to PC with local account?

I have previously asked how I can install, or upgrade to, Windows 8.1, without using a Microsoft account, because "I like to keep things separate, and just logon with a tradional local account. Any ...
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OneDrive login info

I have my skyDrive app installed on Window 7 Pro and it is currently working fine. I switched over to my personal live.com account and then logged out and now my business live.com account is no longer ...
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SkyDrive silently crashing after “SkyDrive sync engine stopped working”

I received the message SkyDrive sync engine stopped working when SkyDrive tried downloading a file that was currently in use on my system. Ever since then, SkyDrive has been silently crashing* ...
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OneDrive filled up my server - how to stop syncing a particular folder on a particular machine?

Recently I moved all my phone pictures off my phone to my laptop SkyDrive / OneDrive folder. I have a GoDaddy server that I use for development work. It had about 6 GB free, and that space ...
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How do I set up 2 One Drive accounts on the same computer to be used at the same time? [duplicate]

Our organization has a 200 GB One Drive account. I have a co-worker who also uses her personal One Drive account, and she wants to be able to access both accounts by dragging a file and dropping it ...
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Is Sharepoint only for Microsoft Office files?

The OneDrive for Business indicates SharePoint, but mainly refers to MS Office files. Can I upload files of other formats such as WPD, DWG etc., and be able to use them in OneDrive?
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New User, Two Computers, Not Syncing

I have just put on included one file on my desktop to also save on onedrive. When I make a change on the desktop file, and save it. Then open it under the onedrive, the change I made is not ...
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how do I sync onedrive from windows 7 PC to a skydrive on windows 8.1 laptop? [duplicate]

I have windows pc that has changed from skydrive to onedrive, but my windows 8.1 laptop still shows skydrive and there is no sync with the pc. any suggestions on what might be wrong?
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SkyDrive not updated to OneDrive on Windows 8.1

On one of my Windows 8.1 machine, the SkyDrive is updated to OneDrive - just a name change, nothing else that I notice. But on another one, it's not updated. I tried to check the updates, installed ...
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OneDrive stopped synchronizing

I used SkyDrive for a long time, I have 2 computers linked to my account. Since it changed to OneDrive, I place documents in my Skydrive folder in vain, it doesn't sync to my other computer. The icon ...
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How can i change OneDrive folder location in Win7 to point to MyDocuments

The default folder of OneDrive is this C:\Users\myUser\Documents\OneDrive and i would like to change where it points to this path: C:\Users\myUser\Documents How can i do it in Win7? ...
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SkyDrive on Windows 8.1 is uploading files INCREDIBLY slowly

I am currently migrating my file storage onto SkyDrive. I have copied in my Project directory which is where I store my files. The directory is only a few hundred MB's, spans around 50,000 files. ...
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Skydrive Problems

I'm having problems with Skydrive (One Drive) on my 8.1 laptop. The icon in Windows Explorer has a couple non-moving arrows pointing in a circle. If I copy a file under the Skydrive folder in ...
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Can't connect to the new OneDrive. How to troubleshoot?

Since Microsoft has announced its switch from Skydrive to OneDrive, I (along with my teammates here at work) have been been unable to connect to the website. Everyone can access OneDrive from home, ...
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Can I delete a SkyDrive folder from my computer but not from SkyDrive cloud storage?

I have a Windows 8.1 computer, and all my SkyDrives files show in c:\Users\MyUserName\SkyDrive. I wanted to move all my pictures to SkyDrive, so I moved all of them to my SkyDrive folder. But now ...
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How to unlink OneDrive on Windows 8.1?

I have two accounts, one account which has a OneDrive linked to it, this Microsoft account holds all of my data on OneDrive. I have just installed and activated Windows 8.1 using a new outlook ...
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Extract metadata from Word files sent anonymously

I am being sent numerous explicit/harassing Word files via Skydrive and was wondering if there is a method of extracting and viewing the metadata or any useful identifying information after ...
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Auto share files synced to Sharepoint Online document library using OneDrive Pro

I'm setting up a new document library in SharePoint Online as part of a team site. This library is synced to all team member computers using OneDrive Pro. When a document is added to the library by a ...