Cloud storage service from Microsoft (formerly known as SkyDrive)

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Is OneDrive really necessary in Windows 10?

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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Windows 8.1 x64 - OneDrive folder does not have special icon

For quite some time, my OneDrive folder in D:\ keeps resetting to regular folder icon, instead of the clouds icon and I can't seem to find a fix for this. I am using the OneDrive all the time, so I ...
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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 ...
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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 ...