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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 ...
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Set OneDrive Files to Available Online Only in Win7

OneDrive seems to be syncronizing files to my Windows 7 machine which I don't want it to do because of HDD space considerations. So for instance, the video files should not consume space on my Win7 ...
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MS Office files aren't synced to OneDrive if I'm not signed in to Microsoft account in MS Office

I reported problems with typing in IE11 and MS Word 2013 here: Programs in Windows 8.1 consume a lot of CPU resources while typing in them After many experiments I understood that the problem occurs ...
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Why doesn't OneDrive autostart or autosync?

since I first used onedrive in windows 8.1 the sync engine skydrive.exe has never autostarted with windows or autosynced. it started only after i started the onedrive app FileManager.exe and synced ...
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How to rename the User folder in Windows 10?

After installing Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 3 it took my user name 'Jeremy' and created a user folder named C:\Users\jerem. I want to rename the folder C:\Users\Jeremy. The procedure for Windows 8 ...
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How can I get one drive to work properly with office

I use MS Word constantly and excel frequently. I prefer to save files in one drive so they can be accessed across multiple computers. However office / one drive is constantly losing track of changes, ...
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Automate “Share With” command in context menu for OneDrive files

I use OneDrive and to share a file that is already in OneDrive folder, I need to right-click -> Share With -> OneDrive. I'd like to automate this using scripting, but I need to know the command. Does ...
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OneDrive app not working in 8.1, folder & OneDrive Icon missing

I'm trying to get Microsoft OneDrive to work on my business laptop. The Windows 7 Client works great at home, but i have a Windows 8.1 Laptop at work, where you HAVE to use the integrated OneDrive ...
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OneDrive Recycle Bin Access Denied

After OneDrive was recently updated to 17.3.4724 on Windows 7 x64 I started getting Recycle Bin Access Denied message every time a file from OneDrive folder needs to be deleted. Anyone else ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...