Cloud storage service from Microsoft (formerly known as SkyDrive)

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Transferring from DropBox to different cloud provider, preserving history [migrated]

Is there a good way to transfer files and their history into another provider or to a source code repo? When you move from DropBox to another provider, like Google Drive or Microsoft's Onedrive... is ...
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Onedrive/Skydrive standalone app on Windows 8.1

I have the following setup: Windows 8.1 on PC at Work. I use a local account. My personal/private hotmail address, with all my personal data in Skydrive. In Windows 8, I used to be able to have the ...
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OneDrive sync files to local computer

How can I get OneDrive in Windows 8.1 to download all my files to a folder to my machine and keep them synced? I can view the files but can't copy them anywhere else using the windows copy and paste ...
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Transition from skydrive to onedrive. Can I get my pictures back?

I was having problems with my windows 8.1 laptop. I knew I was going to have to restore. Sent my pictures to skydrive. Now I have onedrive. The picture folders are there and labeled correctly, but are ...
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Using OneDrive with a Domain User account on Windows 8.1

Is there any workarounds for getting OneDrive to work on a Windows domain account? I have connected my domain account to my personal Microsoft account however OneDrive does not work. The modern UI ...
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Reset Skydrive/OneDrive sync?

Is there a way to have Skydrive/Onedrive completely restart the sync process and have all of the files as "online-only". I'm running Windows 8.1 Update 1. While there is "make all files online-only" ...
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How to reset SkyDrive/OneDrive sync? [duplicate]

Is there a way to empty SkyDrive/OneDrive without deleting the files in the cloud. I'm running Windows 8.1 and would like to revert all of the files to "online-only" mode except that the function ...
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Replace OneDrive with Dropbox in Windows 8.1

I was wondering if you can replace OneDrive with Dropbox. It looks like this right now: I would like Dropbox to appear where OneDrive is now, and perhaps uninstall and completely remove OneDrive. ...
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Extract Saved Word Document inside OneNote Notebook on OneDrive

In Microsoft Office 2013, saving documents on SkyOneDrive is fully integrated into Word. On a computer using Word 2013, I wrote a document and saved it into a folder in my OneDrive. When I went to a ...
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How do you upload folders to one drive?

I am a Google Drive user right now, but I want to switch over to onedrive. I converted all my files (about 100 or so) to .docx format or .pdf, but when i try uploading, it doesnt allow me to upload ...
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How to split TrueCrypt file into smaller files for cloud backup to OneDrive?

I have a lot of OneDrive storage and want to back up my files, but rather than putting them directly in the OneDrive folder, I'd rather put them in a TrueCrypt volume for security reasons. However, ...
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How can I sync SkyDrive/OneDrive on Windows 8.1 when signing in to PC with local account?

I have previously asked how I can install, or upgrade to, Windows 8.1, without using a Microsoft account, because "I like to keep things separate, and just logon with a tradional local account. Any ...
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OneDrive login info

I have my skyDrive app installed on Win7 Pro and it is currently working fine. I switched over to my personal live.com account and then logged out and now my business live.com account is no longer ...
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SkyDrive silently crashing after “SkyDrive sync engine stopped working”

I received the message SkyDrive sync engine stopped working when SkyDrive tried downloading a file that was currently in use on my system. Ever since then, SkyDrive has been silently crashing* ...
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OneDrive filled up my server - how to stop syncing a particular folder on a particular machine?

Recently I moved all my phone pictures off my phone to my laptop SkyDrive / OneDrive folder. I have a GoDaddy server that I use for development work. It had about 6 GB free, and that space ...
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How do I set up 2 One Drive accounts on the same computer to be used at the same time? [duplicate]

Our organization has a 200 GB One Drive account. I have a co-worker who also uses her personal One Drive account, and she wants to be able to access both accounts by dragging a file and dropping it ...
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Is Sharepoint only for Microsoft Office files?

The OneDrive for Business indicates SharePoint, but mainly refers to MS Office files. Can I upload files of other formats such as WPD, DWG etc., and be able to use them in OneDrive?
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New User, Two Computers, Not Syncing

I have just put on included one file on my desktop to also save on onedrive. When I make a change on the desktop file, and save it. Then open it under the onedrive, the change I made is not ...
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how do I sync onedrive from windows 7 PC to a skydrive on windows 8.1 laptop? [duplicate]

I have windows pc that has changed from skydrive to onedrive, but my windows 8.1 laptop still shows skydrive and there is no sync with the pc. any suggestions on what might be wrong?
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SkyDrive not updated to OneDrive on Windows 8.1

On one of my Windows 8.1 machine, the SkyDrive is updated to OneDrive - just a name change, nothing else that I notice. But on another one, it's not updated. I tried to check the updates, installed ...
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OneDrive stopped synchronizing

I used SkyDrive for a long time, I have 2 computers linked to my account. Since it changed to OneDrive, I place documents in my Skydrive folder in vain, it doesn't sync to my other computer. The icon ...
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How can i change OneDrive folder location in Win7 to point to MyDocuments

The default folder of OneDrive is this C:\Users\myUser\Documents\OneDrive and i would like to change where it points to this path: C:\Users\myUser\Documents How can i do it in Win7? ...
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SkyDrive on Windows 8.1 is uploading files INCREDIBLY slowly

I am currently migrating my file storage onto SkyDrive. I have copied in my Project directory which is where I store my files. The directory is only a few hundred MB's, spans around 50,000 files. ...
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Skydrive Problems

I'm having problems with Skydrive (One Drive) on my 8.1 laptop. The icon in Windows Explorer has a couple non-moving arrows pointing in a circle. If I copy a file under the Skydrive folder in ...
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Can't connect to the new OneDrive. How to troubleshoot?

Since Microsoft has announced its switch from Skydrive to OneDrive, I (along with my teammates here at work) have been been unable to connect to the website. Everyone can access OneDrive from home, ...
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Can I delete a SkyDrive folder from my computer but not from SkyDrive cloud storage?

I have a Windows 8.1 computer, and all my SkyDrives files show in c:\Users\MyUserName\SkyDrive. I wanted to move all my pictures to SkyDrive, so I moved all of them to my SkyDrive folder. But now ...
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How to unlink OneDrive on Windows 8.1?

I have two accounts, one account which has a OneDrive linked to it, this Microsoft account holds all of my data on OneDrive. I have just installed and activated Windows 8.1 using a new outlook ...
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Extract metadata from Word files sent anonymously

I am being sent numerous explicit/harassing Word files via Skydrive and was wondering if there is a method of extracting and viewing the metadata or any useful identifying information after ...
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Auto share files synced to Sharepoint Online document library using OneDrive Pro

I'm setting up a new document library in SharePoint Online as part of a team site. This library is synced to all team member computers using OneDrive Pro. When a document is added to the library by a ...
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No overlay status icons on desktop file icons and no progress status on Modern UI app for SkyDrive

Both SkyDrive on desktop and Modern UI SkyDrive show no status, but SkyDrive files are still uploaded to the cloud. I thought it was something with Windows 8.1, but after I installed the same OS ...
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How to access a shared SkyDrive folder from Windows?

A friend shared a folder on his SkyDrive with me. The problem is that I don't see it in my SkyDrive folder on Windows 8.1 - both Explorer and the Metro app. I can access the shared folder on the web ...
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Removing permissions via Sharepoint, reflect locally on SkyDrive?

A simple question but one that seems surprisingly hard to find an answer too, it's a good a question and unfortunately I have no way to test for myself so I pose it to you. Set-up Within an O365 ...
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How do I automatically sync/couple an Excel file to Onedrive on Mac OS X?

I know how to save a file on Onedrive and it all works fine. But I would like to couple an Excel-file on my computer (or elsewhere) to Onedrive. That is: I work on a file in Excel and when I save that ...
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Mirror cloud storage accounts

Is there any service that lets you mirror i.e. Dropbox and Drive? Let's say I change something on Dropbox and it's automatically applied to Drive as well. Like some sort of RAID-concept for cloud ...
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Sync shared folders and in skydrive the dropbox way

Dropbox has a nice way to share folders, so that if other people have edit option - they can sync the files, edit them on their computers and i will see the results.. With skydrive i can achieve the ...
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Syncing Folders in Skydrive pro over RDS

I am trying to understand the technology a little bit better before I proceed with the setup. Using office 365, I am wondering if I have a folder and I want 40 users accessing from skydrive pro, do ...
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Skydrive does not sync on Windows 8.1

I've been using Win 8.1 with Skydrive (not Pro) and keep experiencing problems with syncing. All this used to work fine in 7 and 8 using the old Skydrive client. If someone else uploads a .doc file ...
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Connect a Sharp MX3140 to Skydrive

I have a client that uses SkyDrive for Small Business to store all their files. Each laptop is setup to connect to a shared site and this works well for them. They'd like to add a professional grade ...
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Limit Skydrive upload bandwidth in Windows 8.1

I've setup a new computer in the house with Windows 8.1 and have it syncing photos and music with Skydrive. The syncing works great, but it is taking days to get all the files uploaded and it is ...
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How can I map the skydrive folders shared with me in Windows 8.1 windows explorer?

In Windows 8.1 I can see all my Skydrive folders on Windows Explorer, but I'd like to also be able to see the folders from some other user X that shared folders with me. How can I do that?
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This PC Pictures versus Library Pictures

In Windows 8.1, if you go to Windows Explorer > This PC / Pictures > Properties / Location, you get a single location option for Pictures. However, if you go to Windows Explorer > Desktop / ...
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SkyDrive on Windows 8.1

Is it possible to use SkyDrive on Windows 8.1 without using a cloud account? I tried switching to a cloud account but it screwed up authentication between my PCs as they rely on identical user names ...
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How can I completely delete SkyDrive from Windows 8.1?

I installed SkyDrive and causes me trouble with Skype. I wish to completely remove SkyDrive from my machine. Is there any way to do so? It sounds funny as I can't find it in the packages when I ...
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Should I let Skydrive sync my Documents and appdata/roaming folder?

A lot of applications save their settings either to the documents folder (/users/<username>/Documents/) or to appdata (/users/<username>/appdata/roaming/) folder. I want my applications to ...
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How to share files/folders from the Windows 8.1 SkyDrive app?

I want to share files like photos, or folders that contain the files, with others. I was trying to do this from the Windows 8.1 SkyDrive app, but I couldn't. Didn't see it anywhere at all in the app, ...
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Skydrive does not appear in Explorer navigation pane in Windows 8.1

I used to be able to access SkyDrive through a SkyDrive item in the navigation pane to the left in Explorer, but for some reason now it does not appear, nor are there any share/send to options in the ...
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Is it possible to select which folders to sync in Skydrive on Windows 8.1?

Is it possible to select which folders to sync in Skydrive on Windows 8.1? (I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro) This is possible in Windows 7 version of SkyDrive, but can't see setting in Windows 8.1
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Windows 8.1 + Corporate Domain Account + Personal SkyDrive Is it possible?

I have on my personal computer windows 8.1, It has 2 accounts one is a personal live account hooked up with windows 8 and skydrive. The second one is an account through my companies domain. Now I ...
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Can't copy files from Skydrive local synced folder when not connected to internet - and when connected copying is slow

When I attempt to copy files from my local synched copy of SkyDrive, it seems to refuse or take forever (didn't wait) to copy files, when not connected and then is slow when I am connected. See screen ...
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Can my lost data on Sky Drive be restored?

Microsoft just lost my data. I've had some problems with my ISP in the last days and the files I usually keep on Office weren't saved on the cloud but I thought that they were being stored locally ...