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Move OneNote file to another OneDrive account

Is it possible to move a OneNote notebook from one OneDrive account to another? I have one very large notebook (several thousand pages) and it is going to be tedious manually copying. I no longer ...
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OneDrive for Business: High CPU, memory and disk loads

I downloaded OneDrive for Business to my personal computer yesterday. I have free Office 365 included 100 TB OneDrive storage through my university. It's working fine, except for very high CPU, ...
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OneDrive for Business - Critical Error when trying to sync files

I've been getting a critical error recently with OneDrive when it attempts to synchronize: I use the OneDrive component mainly to sync with SharePoint files, so this has become very annoying. This ...
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Is it possible to tweak OneDrive Share menu in Windows 8.1 Explorer

In Windows 8.1 I have only option - open a share webpage with right clicking on document in OneDrive folder. onedrive.live.com/?cid=**some cid**&id=**some id value**&action=Share I want an ...
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Possible problems when using OneDrive as backup [on hold]

I’m going to use the automatic sync functionality of OneDrive, which is built-in into Windows 8.1, to implement a backup solution for my work files stored locally. In my understanding, ‘backup’ means ...
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Is there a way to stream mp3 's from one drive on Mac Os?

I am ripping all my cd 's to mp3 's and putting them in my OneDrive and I do not keep them on my Mac as I do not have enough space. When I want to listen to an album, I download the album I like to ...
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OneDrive for Business

Can I customize my OneDrive groups views to look more like a web page theme with links embedded graphs et cetera? I cannot seem to change views and customize or I am looing in the wrong place or you ...
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“Incompatible Office products are installed on your machine” when opening Office documents or browsing OneDrive or SharePoint Site

I'm running Office 2013 Pro Plus 32-bit (MSI-based) on Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. When trying to open an Excel, Word, or PowerPoint documents I get this error message: Sorry, we can't perform this ...
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Windows 8.1: move/rename online-only files in OneDrive from a Cygwin shell

I'm trying to batch rename some online-only files in OneDrive from a Cygwin shell (with a beefed-up version of Larry Wall's rename script, in case you're interested). That won't work; I figured that ...
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How to use OneDrive for backup

I have a collection of folders that I want to be backed up to OneDrive. As files in these folders change - I want the new files to be uploaded/synced to OneDrive. As the size of these folders is ...
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Why is sharepoint (onedrive) giving the error “Links to external workbooks are not supported and have been disabled” when there are no external links?

I have tried everything I can think of, and everything the internet has to offer: Find function Go-To Special, Objects - manually inspect each An add-in for finding external links Manually searching ...
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How can I back up selected folders to OneDrive and encrypt them?

I want to choose some folders scattered around my various harddrives (preferably including my network drives) and have them encrypted (AES256 or something secure) and copied to OneDrive and I don't ...
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how to move files from onedrive back to your laptop? [closed]

how to move files from onedrive back to your laptop? i didn't know dropbox could autosync so i made the mistake of setting up onedrive i can't believe i even need to be asking this. took 4 hours ...
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Allow users to locally access files on OneDrive without sync?

Over the past few years we've been migrating many of our clients to Office 365 and its associated services. Its all been pretty good however there is one issue I personally find to be quite annoying ...
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How to tell iTunes to look for its music in OneDrive and not SkyDrive

I am using OneDrive to sync my music on two Windows 7 computers, A and B. This means syncing the music files and the iTunes 11 library files. I started by installing and using SkyDrive. When SkyDrive ...
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Separate my Windows 8.1 login from my Microsoft login without creating a new account?

I just got a new laptop and it is my first experience with Windows 8.1. During the initial setup, it asked for my Microsoft account info (Hotmail/OneDrive). Since I don't mind synching with that, I ...
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Problems making OneDrive files available offline in Windows 8.1

I am using Windows 8.1 and have tried to make my “available online” files “available offline” in onedrive settings. However, when I switch it on—access all my OneDrive files offline—it reverts to ...
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Is it true that Microsoft OneDrive and OneNote cannot pass through VPN?

I had spent many days ping pong with the MS technical support for synchronization problems. While they have solved the basic synching, there is still one thing I am unhappy with. These Microsoft ...
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Can a restore image of Windows 7 x64 (including two years of updates) be put on OneDrive?

I have a Windows 7 x64 system and it has been regularly updated over a period of two years with Microsoft patches. Is there a way of taking a "snapshot" of the system and storing that image on ...
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Possible to hide OneDrive?

OneDrive is constantly running a process in the background and shows up in the leftmost pane of Windows Explorer. I use Google Drive so this is useless for me. I just don't want to see it again. I ...
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OneDrive / SkyDrive crashing on Windows 8.1

I have upgraded from Window 8 to 8.1 Pro with Media Center (fully updated) and OneDrive has started crashing with the following dump. Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH ...
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Remove cached credentials for MS Onedrive using a script

I have a need to be able to remove onedrive cached credentials from local machines from the windows credential manager using a script The reason - When a user is prompted to change their O365 password ...
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OneDrive for Business and Auditing a shared link

If I share a link with someone using their email address, is it possible to log when they access the link and/or download the file? This is for someone outside of the company, and without a Microsoft ...
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OneDrive on a Mounted Volume

I am trying to create a partition to store my OneDrive files so it can be accessed on both my Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu installations. The shared partition is formatted with NTFS and I am currently ...
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How do I prevent Windows from resetting my default Documents folder to OneDrive?

I don't use OneDrive that often. I have changed the default Documents folder save location to Dropbox multiple times, by going to Desktop\Libraries right click Documents, Properties Dropbox, set save ...
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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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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 existing folder after OS reinstall

Setup: I got my OneDrive folder with 200 GB+ files on my D: drive. All files are available offline. Now I need wipe my C: drive and do a fresh install of Windows 8.1. When its done, my OneDrive ...
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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?