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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 exisitng folder after OS reinstall

Setup: I got my OneDrive folder with 200GB+ files on my D: drive, all files available offline. Now I need wipe my C: drive and do a fresh install of Windows 8.1. When its done, my OneDrive folder will ...
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Microsoft Windows XP Version 2002

How can I stop my files uploaded to my One Drive for business from automatically downloading when I click on them to work on line? Is it a settings issue or did something else go wrong? I only want to ...
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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?
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Why does OneDrive - Person appear twice in MS Word's “Save As” dialog?

Here is the Save As dialog in MS Word 2013 running on Windows 8.1 with Update. One Drive - Personal appears twice. Why is that? The first listing of it allows me to browse my files and to save. The ...
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How do we view and resolve the difference between my version and the server version of a file?

In our MS Office Upload Center, I have a file: Name MyFile.docx Location d.docs.live.net/2234hksjdfhk2j34/Documents/Work/ (this is OneDrive) Last in Sync 10/26/2014 2:50 PM Status Please Refresh ...
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One way back up on Google Drive?

Is it possible to automatically upload whatever is in a particular folder on my computer to google drive but not download what is on google drive and missing on my computer? If yes how?
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OneDrive Syncing Issues

OneDrive keeps reporting that "5 items couldn't be synced". When I click "View Sync problems", it says that the last sync worked correctly. I've tried syncing and restarting, but it hasn't been very ...
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How to clear locally cached OneDrive online-only files

I recently needed to free up some space on my Dell Venue 8 Pro, running Windows 8.1, and realized that I had OneDrive set for all files to be available offline, meaning it was caching local copies of ...
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How do I connect onedrive with my onedrive profile

My computer came with preinstalled onedrive and it's synching with something, now I created a profile on the website, but after an hour of searching I can't find anywhere to connect the two things ...
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How do you sync the “Saved Games” and “Picture” folders with OneDrive?

I have Windows 8.1 installed, which includes OneDrive natively. It automatically syncs some things such as Camera Roll, but I really want to sync other user folders: Pictures (not just Camera roll) ...
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OneDrive will not work correctly

Using Windows 8.1. Installed Microsoft Office 365. OneDrive is seen by Word when looking for a file. When I use Windows Explorer I can see a OneDrive. This OneDrive does not have the same files in it ...
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Sync folder using Dropbox/Copy/OneDrive without putting the folder there

I tried looking for answer, but I couldn't really form my question... So for example, I want to have a folder synced to the cloud in my Dropbox/Copy/Google Drive/OneDrive account, and right now if I ...
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OneDrive (AKA SkyDrive) has corrupted my files

I had pictures that I backed up to OneDrive. I recently did a system restore from Windows 8.1 back to Windows 8 Pro as well. This placed my OneDrive files into a Windows.old folder. These files are ...
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Unable to install onedrive [closed]

I'm getting below error when i try to re-install OneDrive on my Asus zenfone 5. Incompatible update
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How to do full version control on OneDrive (with git?)

I'm using OneDrive to store all sorts of files (not just Office files). Unfortunately, versioning isn't supported except for Office files. I'd like to do this manually, with git or svn or anything ...
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OneDrive Sync Engine has stopped working (with callstack and disassembly)

Searching online I can see that some people have this problem but I cannot find any solution. I tried to change onedrive location, run the onedrive troubleshooter (no problems found) and nothing ...
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Can't see shared folder in OneDrive app on Windows 8.1

I have windows 8.1. My friend shared with me a folder on OneDrive and gave me permission to edit. I can see shared folder online, but I'm not able to see it in my OneDerive app. Would you mind ...
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How to remove green check marks from OneDrive Windows 7

Can someone please tell me if I'm able to remove the green check marks in OneDrive for Windows 7? It just looks annoying to see all the green check marks. Thanks, David
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How to change the sync folder of OneDrive Desktop Application

I have installed the OneDrive Desktop App on my Windows 8 machine. During installation, it asks me where is my OneDrive folder and I can select a folder. After that, all the files in that folder I ...
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Can't sign in to Windows Live from OneNote

My laptop runs on Windows 7, and this is the first time I've tried syncing my OneNote notebooks onto the web. I already have a SkyDrive account set up, but whenever I try logging into it through ...
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Office 365 Excel Online keeps on deleting a textbox

I have a number of spreadsheets on One Drive. If I open them in "Excel Online", the first thing that happens is that the text box which contains the header graphic and title on the spreadsheet is ...
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Should I sync my desktop and documents via OneDrive?

With windows 8.1 there's now the option of moving these 2 folders to a web synced one drive folder. Will this allow me to sync my appdata and settings on any windows device I own? Or is this a ...
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One Drive app doesn;t have all files vs Win Explorer icon

The Onedrive app tile on my Win 8.1 start screen does not have all the files which are in my Onedrive folder accessed via Win Explorer! Any ideas? Thanks. Sunny
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How do I move the OneDrive folder in Windows 8.1?

According to this answer there's a Move button in the location tab of the properties pane of the OneDrive folder. Except there isn't: I cannot enter a new path, because although it is a text box, ...
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Unable to sync files using OneDrive for Business client on Windows 7

Running OneDrive for Business on Windows 7 x64 Symptoms are: No green checkmarks next to the OneDrive folders If I right click on any of the folders, the "OneDrive for Business" context menu is ...
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Onedrive is not uploading subfolders from my mac

I am running an iMac 27 with OS X Maverick. I have tried everything I can think of, but most of my subfolders aren't showing up on onedrive and when they do, there's no files in them. I used ...
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Onedrive for business initial synch

We are evaluating onedrive for business. We have 16 users with 25 Gb of data that is currently synched via a Lan synch software. We want to move it to the cloud, but one problem is the ...
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What happens if I delete the files from Desktop synced folder?

I am using windows 7 Desktop. I want to delete files from my cloud storage. If i delete the unwanted files from desktop synced folder, Does it delete them from cloud or retains the files on cloud and ...
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OneDrive folder not syncing despite removing from roaming profile

I'm in a small business running Windows Server Essentials 2012 r2 on a headless server with Windows 8.1 clients. I've had various problems syncing OneDrive, which appeared to be solved by removing ...
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Does OneDrive for Windows 7 has selective sync feature? [duplicate]

I have a Windows 7 notebook with only 100 GB of disk space on it. It is presently synchronized with OneDrive and works well. I want to exclude some of the directories on the OneDrive from ...
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OneDrive Subfolder Icons Keep Resetting

I'm having a frustrating time with my OneDrive client where, when I customize the shell icons for subfolders inside my cloud drive, it resets the icon to default upon synchronization. As frivolous as ...
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OneDrive client on Windows 8.1 is unable to download Office docs correctly

I'm having strange problems with OneDrive starting Aug 27. Built-in OneDrive client on Windows 8.1 is unable to download Office docs from the cloud correctly. Sometimes these files appear on local ...
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Remove file binding from OneDrive

For a few months now, I've kept a bunch of documents on my Microsoft OneDrive. Now after I've got a NAS device, I've moved all of them from OneDrive to my NAS. Unfortunately, it still displays ...
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OneDrive uploads deleted files

I have a question regarding the manner OneDrive deal with clients who have been offline for a long time and i hope that there is someone who can explain the mecanics behind this issue. The case is ...
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Can I modify Excel Online share URLs to open to a specific worksheet?

When I generate a share URL in Excel Online, it takes the following form: https://onedrive.live.com/view.aspx? resid=<DOCUMENT ID>& ithint=file%2cxlsx& app=Excel& ...
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Why onedrive acts as if my stuff are in conflict?

I got a folder in both computers. In one computer it's modified at 8/18. In other computer it's modified at 8/27 Only one of them is modified. So I installed onedrive after 8/18 Yet this is the ...
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Set “Access all my OneDrive files offline” via registry or script?

On Windows 8.1, in OneDrive's settings (OneDrive modern app > charms bar > options) there's an option to "access all my OneDrive files offline". Does anyone know if there's a non-manual way to set ...
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Dropbox and OneDrive

I use Windows 8.1 and recently created a short video presentation (mp4 file) which is 1.3Gb. Just tried to upload to DropBox which was taking HOURS, then tried to upload to OneDrive with no success ...
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Automatic Onedrive setup at login

Now here's a fun ol' question. Basically we now have Office 365 and want a students home area to also be their Onedrive. We have managed to set this up for multiple users on a single machine, and it ...