Cloud storage service from Microsoft (formerly known as SkyDrive)

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Is it possible to work at the same time in Excel Online (Office 365) and in a local Excel file opened from OneDrive folder?

I'm trying to figure out how Microsoft does the syncing between Ofice Online and local One Drive files. I've tried a couple of scenarios, and so far it seems it sync properly only if not opened ...
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Add shared OneDrive folder to my OneDrive for Business and not my OneDrive

I am collaborating with several other people on a project. We want to use OneDrive to manage the file sharing. I have received an invitation to share and edit a folder from one of my collaborators. ...
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OneDrive for Business giving 'Credentials Needed' error

Since using OneDrive for Business (ODfB) client, I do encounter an unexpected behaviour that seems to be spread widely. However, available solutions did not help. Its triggers are not known to me ...
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How do I sync a file between OneDrive and local storage?

Our school prescribed syllabus has only Turbo C++. I code on http://codeanywhere.com. It automatically saves my projects on OneDrive. Now, I want Turbo C++ to pick up files directly from OneDrive, ...
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How can I select more then one folder on Onedrive client so I can synchronize them?

So usually, when you login the Onedrive client on Windows 10, you get a folder which name is "Onedrive", and when you create a file in here, this upload to the Onedrive, this part is clear right? ...
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I want my pictures to go to Windows Live Media not to One Drive. How do I change that?

One Drive keeps putting my photos downloaded or uploaded into One Drive. I want my pictures to go to my Windows Live Media where I have all my other pictures. How do I do this?
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How do you reset MS OneDrive so files will sync?

I have OneDrive on my desktop computer and on my tablet and phone. Everything was working great as far as files being sync and the retrieval was excellent no matter what device I was on. I uploaded ...
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How can I save automatically my files to onedrive or google drive without store in my computer?

I'm a web developer and I have a Windows 10 and a very small SSD (128GB). The problem is, when I want to save my file to a cloud service, I need to store the files on my computer, so that the ...
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Windows 10 Cannot change This PC -> Documents location to default

So I was messing around with OneDrive and decided to go back to Google Drive after seeing the change from 15GB storage to 5. My Documents folder under This PC was set to my OneDrive folder, and after ...
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Connectivity Analyzer for Office 365 ProPlus and OneDrive for Business

I'm experiencing a large amount of issues while behind my clients proxy, and when connected through their VPN. This issue is not present outside of my clients network. The client is about to deploy ...
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OneDrive not Sync from sharepoint link from Office 365

I have a user who has a company Office 365 account, and has OneDrive 2015 version 17.3 installed (this seems to be the latest version as far as I can tell) on Windows 10. We added the Business ...
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Onedrive and Dropbox simultaneous sync

The business where I work has recently switched from OneDrive to Dropbox as could service, but people in the IT department were told to still use OneDrive (don't ask why, I don't know). So my ...
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Sync OneDrive to existing folder? or, populate new sync from hard copy?

Sorry about the titlegore. My OneDrive has 22k files. I back this up to a USB drive every day. I'm working on my laptop today and it is badly out of sync. It wants to sync over 9,000 files which ...
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OneDrive - Two accounts, two folders

I've two OneDrive accounts - one personal and one for business. Is there a way to manage and sync both at the same time under Windows 10, e.g., sync one to c:\OneDrivePersonal and the other one to ...
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Can't add OneDrive business account to OneDrive client

I tried adding OneDrive for Business account like in this tutorial MS OneDrive Tutorial. But I can't see any button. I have Office 2016 installed on Windows 10 Enterprise.
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share single onedrive account between two user accounts on Mac

I use two user accounts on my Mac, one for work and other personal. Currently, if I put the onedrive folder in shared user folder, I can only access and have read&write permissions from one user ...
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How to force a cloud storage service to synchronise an encrypted file?

I made a Veracrypt file in my OneDrive / Dropbox folders. I then mounted the file in Veracrypt and added some financial records to the volume and unmounted it. Even though the contents of the ...
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Are certain characters not supported in Network Shares/WebDav?

I use OneDrive to store many of the files I use often and rather than accessing it through the OneDrive application for PC, I map several of the OneDrive folders I use most often using this procedure, ...
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Enable a Local Group Policy Via Command Line?

I'm attempting to disable OneDrive on some new machines my client has acquired. They are all (about 200 in total) running Windows 10 Pro (unfortunately not enterprise). I'm trying to figure out a way ...
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Force Desktop OneDrive to Prompt for Password

I use the Windows 8 implementation of "Desktop OneDrive" to create and access files stored in my OneDrive account. My OneDrive login is also my Windows login so that when I'm using my computer all my ...
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How to change OneDrive name to my custom name

how to change OneDrive name to my custom name like google drive. C:\xampp\OneDrive --> C:\xampp\htdocs if is there is other app are available like google drive the where i can use my custom name ...
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OneNote Access from Several Computers?

I've connected to OneNote using my Microsoft account from two computers and my iPhone without issue. But I have tried unsuccessfully to access it from my laptop and not sure why. You must have ...
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OneDrive uploading message keeps growing

I have 40GB capacity on OneDrive. Recently I updated a lot of files and folders. My main folder is now 18.5GB OneDrive started uploading to sync the folder, but it now shows uploading 27GB of 27.4GB ...
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Onedrive has disappeared from system tray icons after clicking 'exit' (Windows 10)

I wanted to pause my Onedrive temporarily and followed the advice on this thread How to Pause onedrive sync on windows 8.1 to click "exit". It has indeed stopped syncing, but it has also disappeared ...
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Blank icon overlay for synced folders and files?

You can see the actual icons behind the overlay. Also when I first load the contents of the folder the correct icons show. I'm assuming this is the green/yellow dot to show sync status. This ...
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Opening documents from OneDrive in Explorer triggers Office to ask for activation, why?

I've installed OneDrive for Business in order to access/sync my work files from my college's I.T system. As my college does not provide Microsoft Office for students (some do) I bought a copy of ...
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How much space is remaining on my OneDrive?

In regards to unused / available space on my OneDrive. Is there a way to see how much space is remaining / unused on my OneDrive? In windows file explorer I can right-click my C:\ drive, choose ...
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Copy share settings onto another folder in OneDrive?

I have a folder in OneDrive shared with a group of people. I now want to create a second folder shared with the same group. Is there a way to avoid copy-pasting every single EMail-Address? Like ...
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Version control in Word 2016

I currently work on a project which requires data to be written in .on-linear style. As the method is simply trial and error, I've ended up with a folder of Sapara files - one per each version, but it ...
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Synchronising One Drive on two machines each with its own password

I have a One Drive account on PC which I access via a Hotmail Password, and another on a laptop which I access using a GMail password. I thought One Drive was just that and no matter where I used it ...
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Back up entire C: onto onedrive

I want to backup my entire C: onto onedrive so that if something happens to my computer, I am able to restore the same work environment, software settings and files/media onto a new PC just by ...
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How do I open OneDrive log (ODL) files?

I am trying to troubleshoot Microsoft OneDrive, in particular I'd like to know which files it has processed. I found this folder which contains a bunch of ODL files: ...
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Applescript to upload files to OneDrive

I am wondering if anybody knows how to Upload a file to OneDrive using an applescript. I would connect this applescript to Automator so if the script could include the necessary variable parsings for ...
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Which OneDrive icon/status is for which Icon Overlay Identifier name?

Similar to this question, I would like to selectively disable some of OneDrive's shell icon overlays. The registry ...
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OpenDNS: Block “File Sharing” Category But Allow OneDrive

I am using OpenDNS to block the entire category "File Sharing" because my son is randomly downloading illegal MP3s and I need to prevent him from doing that. However, this has also broken OneDrive ...
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How to sync OneDrive files between W8.1 and Android device

I am (unfortunately) using upgrade to W8.1 on PC, but accessing my OneDrive folders is no problem from PC. I have been unable for several months, though, to access NEW OneDrive folders/files from my ...
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What happens to a Microsoft account if a custom domain expires?

My family uses Microsoft accounts to logon to our PCs, OneDrive, etc. All of our accounts belong to a custom domain (*@something.dk) that I have purchased. What happens to our Microsoft accounts (and ...
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Forcing Windows 10 to sync account settings

Today I wanted to ask if there is any way to force settings synchronization in Windows 10? Last day I decided to reinstall my Windows 10, but after installing new instance Windows won't ask me if I ...
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Rename existing tag in OneDrive

I created a photo tag name in OneDrive and after tagging many photos, I found a typo in the tag, that I'd like to correct. How can I rename that tag? Can it be done? Many thanks.
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Shared Microsoft Project on One Drive does not open

My colleague shared a Microsoft Project 2016 File on One Drive with me. It appears in my Shared folder, he has also given me rights to edit. When I open One Drive on the web, I get the option to ...
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Remove Microsoft Bloatware ( OneDrive, Defender, Games, Ads, etc ) from Windows 10?

I simply want to get rid of all non critical Microsoft programs from Windows 10. They've made it incredibly difficult to permanently kill Defender and One Drive. Even after they are removed, you'll ...
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What is the most efficient/foolproof way to backup personal files from an entire hard drive?

I am on the cusp of obtaining a new laptop; is there a "shortcut" to saving all my "personal" files (those created by me - documents, spreadsheets, source code, etc.) from my old laptop so that they ...
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Upload Failed: This file is locked for editing by <my name>

MS Office using OneDrive for Business tells me that I have locked a file for editing. How can I unlock it so that I can use and save it? Here is what I have tried: Close all open Web browsers (in ...
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OneDrive subscription and Office 365

I bought a 100GB OneDrive subscription last year and used about 70% of the space. A couple of months ago I bought an Office 365 subscription that comes with 1TB of OneDrive storage. I still have over ...
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Soft Link/Hard Link Script for OneDrive

My problem is the following: I had redirected all my Users/Documents, /Pictures, /Videos, /Music folders to another Drive, but also merged them with my relocated OneDrive. Everything was fine and all ...
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What happens if I add identical files on two PCs at the same time?

I want to add my music collection to OneDrive, but my internet is pretty bad. My OneDrive is connected to my PC and my Laptop. If I added all the files to my PC and Laptop at the same time would it ...
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Windows 10 - How to keep two folders two way synched

I am running Windows 10 and have two folders, one is in my Dropbox folder and the other is in my OneDrive folder that I want to keep two way synched. Is there a good way to do this in Windows 10? ...
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Can I prevent OneDrive from syncing certain photos onto a certain computer?

I use a Windows phone which automatically uploads photos for backup onto OneDrive which is nice - I can view them on my home laptop. I also use a Windows computer at work which is linked to my ...
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Remove cloud service popups on boot

Does anyone know how to remove the annoying cloud service popup windows on boot? I'm talking primarily Adobe's 'Creative Cloud' but also Microsoft OneDrive. One Windows 10, but also OSx for the ...
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How do you share a PowerPoint presentation and have it open to a specific slide?

I'm sharing a PowerPoint presentation on OneDrive. Is there a way to specify that, when it's opened, it opens at a specific slide?