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Can't make Onedrive files available offline

I have tried to make my 'available online' files 'available offline' in onedrive settings, however, when I switch it on (access all my onedrive files offline), it reverts to 'off' as soon as I leave ...
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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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Move a notebook's location from Phone to OneDrive [on hold]

I have a Windows Phone 8. Its OneNote app has two notebooks. One of the notebooks has "Phone" as its location, the other has "SkyDrive" (now OneDrive) as its location. Shaun's Notebook - Phone ...
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Is there any way to transfer my files from my onedrive account to dropbox account without downloading them first? [on hold]

Can I transfer directly without downloadind them to my computer first?
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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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how to open/edit/convert markdown documents in Office OneDrive? [migrated]

We have a bunch of text files in markdown format and we want to share them with the relevant members of the team using Office OneDrive. As far as text file formats, OneDrive only seems to understand ...
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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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How exactly does Onedrive sync? What happens with missing or deleted files? [migrated]

How exactly does the built-in onedrive service sync the local drive with the remote drive ? How does the service know whether the server drive or the local drive has priority ? For example: What ...
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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 ...
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How to resume OneDrive Uploads?

On my machine, I have approximately 50GB in my OneDrive directory (and a 1TB capacity on OneDrive), and I find that after rebooting, typically 2 GB or so of this data gets uploaded to OneDrive then ...
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Move files from local disk to OneDrive without duplication, Windows 8.1

On my home PC (Windows 8.1) I have many GBs of photos which I wanted to upload to OneDrive. However, at home my internet connection is awful and this would have taken aeons to achieve. So I copied the ...
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Microsoft Bug(s) -Windows OS failure(s)

Summary This has been an ongoing issue across Windows 8 and up where the windows full screen apps fail to open without instantly crashing while the skydive fails to function at all. The only ...
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Installation of Microsoft OneDrive Fails With: Microsoft OneDrive has stopped working

Upon attempting to install Microsoft OneDrive, I had the following experience The installation proceeded fine The Setup screens appeared. I see the screens below and then a dialog appears saying, ...
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Accessing OneDrive on Windows 8.1

Is there a way to use OneDrive on Windows 8.1 without having to setup a Windows account and having to use that instead of my activity directory account here at home? Is there also a way to use ...
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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 existing folder after OS reinstall

Setup: I got my OneDrive folder with 200 GB+ files on my D: drive. All files are available offline. Now I need wipe my C: drive and do a fresh install of Windows 8.1. When its done, my OneDrive ...
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In Office 365 how do I get a direct download link for an Excel document stored in One Drive for Business?

My company uses Office 365 with OneDrive. I uploaded an Excel file there and shared via "guest link". Is it possible to generate a link which someone could use just to download the file without ...
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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 Windows 8.1 computer came pre-installed with OneDrive. It is syncing to something. I created a Microsoft account (profile) on their web site. After an hour of searching, I can't figure out how to ...
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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 ...