Cloud storage service from Microsoft (formerly known as SkyDrive)

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Sync NAS (OMV) with OneDrive or DropBox

I have installed a NAS to my network, to backup all my files there, with OpenMediaVault. My question is if there is any possible way to sync a shared folder from that server, to an online cloud ...
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Sync SkyDrive and OneDrive via two operating systems (W7 and W8) and one MS Account

I have two computers, one still on Windows 7, the other experimentally on Windows 8. There still are some SkyDrive files on the Windows 7 as well as some OneDrive files. Also, there are now OneDrive ...
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How do I get online-only OneDrive folders to stop taking up space (Windows 8.1 version)

A number of times, using Windows 8.1, I have tried to make certain OneDrive folders "available online only" using the appropriate right-click drop down menu within the file explorer. However, nothing ...
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files cannot be uploaded or downloaded in One Drive

I know this is a known issue and wondering if anyone has a fix. I am trying to use one drive as my primary back up option. As a developer, I have long file paths and names. This is causing one drive ...
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OneDrive Sync and High Resource Usage

Lately the OneDrive sync on my Windows 8.1 machine has been running away with the CPU. It doesn't noticeably affect system performance, but it's running hot enough that the fan is always on high. ...
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Is it possible to get OneDrive to use a SDXC card for its local folder, specifically in Windows 10?

Is it possible to get OneDrive to use a SDXC card for its local folder, specifically in Windows 10? I had OneDrive working fine on my Surface Pro 3 using a SanDisk SDXC card when it was Windows 8.1 ...
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Save documents to OneDrive by default on Windows 10

In Windows 8, you could set OneDrive as NOT your default save location, like so: ...
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Removing the OneDrive Documents folder

OneDrive will frequently make a Documents folder, even when I keep deleting it. I use the root OneDrive folder to store my files, so I have no need for this folder -- how can I remove it? ...
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All Office 365 files open “Read Only” after activating OneDrive

I have hundreds of Office files (Word, Excel, etc.) in the Documents folder on my laptop drive (C:). They are all editable (i.e., none of them is designated "Read Only"). This morning I activated my ...
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OneDrive: Sharing from this account has been temporarily blocked [migrated]

I've just signed up to Office 365 (Home) and a OneDrive account. I'm trying to share a folder of documents so that another user can edit anything in that folder. Although when I started I seem to have ...
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Gain access for OneNote Office 365 business account to read meeting notes from outlook

I work for a small business that has recently moved to office 365. We want to start to share meeting notes through Outlook, OneDrive & OneNote. I am currently having a problem that I can't open ...
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How do I create sub-folders in Onedrive

I read an article about organizing files in OneDrive. The author discussed putting files in folders and sub-folders, but didn't give instructions for the sub-folders. I already know how to create ...
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Avoid getting OneDrive search results for local files

In Windows 10, how can I avoid getting search results that link to files online in OneDrive (and open a web browser when you click them) when those files also reside locally? I want just the local ...
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Will OneDrive sync with my laptop that has less storage space?

I have 1GB on my PC hard disk which I am syncing to OneDrive. If I now login with OneDrive on my Laptop which only has 250GB space, will it sync all my OneDrive contents and run out of space or only ...
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How do I remove the OneDrive folder from File Explorer folder tree in Windows 10

I don't use or want to use OneDrive, but after upgrading to Windows 10 it's been installed automatically and added to the sidebar of every explorer window: I can't seem to figure out how to get rid ...
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How can I convince OneDrive that it should use a folder on my SD-Card?

I've just upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 on my Microsoft Surface Pro. OneDrive is telling me it cannot use the current location I had configured in Windows 8.1, which was located on my ...
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OneDrive - Multiple Accounts for Windows 10

I had a workaround for working with two OneDrive accounts using separate logins in Windows 8.1. Basically I had my work OneDrive logged in on one account, and my email logged in as the email that I ...
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Windows 10 reset and OneDrive

I upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. I noticed that the performance is not the best overall (I haven't formatted my laptop in a while now). Therefore I'd like to "factory reset" Windows (by ...
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Updates are available. Save your document to refresh this area

We're running MS Office 2013 on Windows 10. We've saved a document in OneDrive and have multiple people editing it. In one paragraph, there is a little icon which has this tool tip: Updates are ...
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Is OneDrive really necessary in Windows 10? [closed]

I was just wondering if OneDrive is really necessary in Windows 10, and if it is, why? Also, if it isn't, how can I disable it? I do not use it for cloud storage, I have Dropbox for that. I'm not ...
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onedrive corrupted in 8.1, just updated to 10 and same. cant install as “newer version already installed”

64bit versions, pro. all else ok but it went screwy and wouldnt sync. made a boo boo and ran the uninstaller that still showed from when it was manually added in win8 pre update to 8.1. now it ...
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OneDrive folders open two new Explorer windows

I use Windows 8.1 with a Microsoft account. Whenever I try opening a folder in the root of my OneDrive from within Windows Explorer, the folder opens in two new Explorer windows rather than the one I ...
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Remove OneDrive from File Explorer

I'd like to get rid of the OneDrive option from the navigation panel of File Explorer. Preview-era articles I've found recommend registry tweaks, which is rather inelegant, and I'm hoping there is a ...
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OneDrive show old files version online

I have folder OneDrive on my Windows 8.1 computer. It's synchronized with OneDrive online. I replaced some files in the folder, so I see new versions of these files in Windows Explorer, but if I open ...
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Disable the auto-upload that occurs on each save

When I save a file in a desktop (Windows) Office application, Office attempts to upload the file to my OneDrive account. It does this every time I save. This works about 90% of the time. The other 10% ...
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Sharing data read only and upload OneDrive [closed]

Is there a way to make files i share files whit someone read only , but he/she can upload new files to the folder. It would be great if the old files could be overwriten but this sounds a bit far ...
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How to uninstall OneDrive/SkyDrive from Windows 7

I hate OneDrive/SkyDrive for a lot of reasons. I want to uninstall it. Unfortunately, neither OneDrive nor SkyDrive are not in the "Uninstall or change a program" list of the Control Panel. QUESTION: ...
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Large documents misbehaving when using MS Word Master/Subdoc and OneDrive

Situation: I'm working in Word. My documents are very large containing several high resolution images. If I try to compile all the Word docs it becomes impossible to work. My workaround: working with ...
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Translate SkyDrive links to OneDrive

I was reading a blog that was written back when Microsoft's cloud storage was called SkyDrive. And I saw a link containing some sample source code, this is the link - ...
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Unknown process regularly updating unused outlook.pst file

I have Microsoft Office 365 (Business) installed on my Windows 8.1 Pro machine. I have a .pst file from a previous job which I keep in case I need to revisit old emails. I (rarely) access this file ...
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How to force everyone stop editing OneDrive shared excel workbook?

A public shared Excel workbook of mine once turned-off/removed share-link is still NOT able to be opened by Excel even though I have turn off sharing, and remove the shared-link. How can I force ...
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Sharepoint 365 teamsite - Ondrive for Business syncing - confusion with OneDrive app

So a user has documents in both OneDrive for Business and a Sharepoint teams site. The "OneDrive" app is syncing both to different folders. One is the "OneDrive for Business" folder and the other is ...
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Can Onedrive automatic sync with local server?

Is it possible to let MS Onedrive automatically sync with the network share on our server? So when you are @ a customer en you change the documentation in onedrive that it will automatically change on ...
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Where is the offline copy of my onedrive synced Onenote file?

I have moved from Windows 7 and OneNote 2010 to Windows 8.1 and OneNote 2013. I backuped my OneNote book to a external drive and then opend it on Windows 8.1 again and (because i wanted to sync my ...
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Online-Only Availabilty OneDrive files still consuming space

I have a video library in OneDrive that I want configured so they do not consume local hard drive space. To do that, I right-click the top level folder and choose "Make Available Online Only". When ...
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OneDrive saving problems

I'm not sure what they've changed but saving Office 2013 documents will usually default to my OneDrive folder. But for some reason, it now defaults to some web address and not my local OneDrive ...
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Windows console synchronized settings between PCs and high-dpi

Starting Windows 8.1, console settings are stored in the microsoft profile associated with the account and synchronized between all PCs. In my case, I own different devices with different DPI ...
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OneDrive Sync Issues with file path lengths

I have 2 PCs, one surface 3 pro and one self-built x64 amd PC. On my Desktop PC I can sync my OneDrive with no problems with the root folder D:\Onedrive... I then get an error on my surface that the ...
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Having issues installing OneDrive for Business unattended on client computers

My company is planning to deploy Microsoft OneDrive for Business as a storage solution for enterprise customers and this of course needs to be a silent installation. I have looked at numerous forums ...
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Get links for all pictures uploaded in folder in Google Drive/One Drive/whatever cloud service

I am trying to find a way to get the .jpg links for all the pictures I have uploaded in a specific folder in my Google Drive or OneDrive accounts (or whatever one would work, if possible), so I can ...
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Incorrect free and total space figures given for mapped network drive

In Windows 7, to map my Dropbox folder as a network drive under My Computer I use net use X: "\\localhost\Users\<username>\Dropbox". This works fine and I do the same for Google Drive and ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro, how to limit Win+Q search locations

I use Windows 8.1 Pro on my work and I have my Google Drive and OneDrive accounts linked for a quick access to all my works. On my OneDrive, I also have my personal/family photos. When I make a ...
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Can I use File History to back up data to OneDrive

I want File History to back up my Document folder to OneDrive and not to an external hard drive. Is there a way to do it ? Thanks !
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Onedrive: How can I save a shared folder to my drive?

I received an URL of a shared onedrive folder, I want to save that folder to my one drive account. But I can't see how this can be done. Can anyone give me any idea how this can be done? Other cloud ...
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Windows 8.1, moving OneDrive folder mistakenly set to user folder

In the process of migrating a data drive to a new SSD drive, I changed the OneDrive folder for Windows 8.1 to my user folder (e.g., "c:\users\ {username}"), thinking that it would create a new ...
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Several problems with Onedrive for business in windows 8.1

I have a laptop with Windows 8.1. My university provides Office 365 which includes Onedrive for business. I recently reinstalled Office 365 because the Onedrive for business window kept opening ...
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One Drive access Denied From a Particular PC

I had a Onedrive access issue. It initially affected access no matter what platform I used to get access. I had to change my password SEVERAL times. Now it affects me only when I usea particular ...
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Pause OneDrive sync using cmd

I would like to know how to pause onedrive from syncing using a command in the cmd. I am doing this because I have my .minecraft folder shared in onedrive and when I am playing minecraft, it is really ...
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How to make onedrive works more like dropbox

I have a file. I want to know the location of the file. I copy the path to clipboard and this is what I get https://d.docs.live.net/673b7e884bddbb59/domainbanned.xlsx Okay. First of all, I want to ...
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Can I disable the Some files contain viruses dialog with OneDrive and Office365

I just started using Office 365 with OneDrive on a Surface Pro 3 running Windows 8.1. Every time I edit a file on OneDrive in Microsoft Excel or Word, I get a dialog telling me: Some files contain ...