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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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0answers
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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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0answers
463 views

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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1answer
582 views

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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1answer
102 views

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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1answer
409 views

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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2answers
1k views

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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149 views

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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0answers
329 views

SkyDrive desktop app with Windows 8.1

Is it possible to have the SkyDrive desktop app in Windows 8.1? I see it has a SkyDrive icon already installed in Metro tiles, but it wants me to hook up Windows 8 with an account. I really have no ...
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1answer
309 views

Change SkyDrive credentials under Windows 8.1

I'm logged-in with "newaccount@outlook.com" into Windows 8.1. It is a brand new account. I have an older one "oldaccount@live.com" which has free 25GB of skydrive. The new account offers 7GB, what I ...
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1answer
1k views

SkyDrive broken after upgrade to Windows 8.1: “This location can't be found, please try later”

Upgrading from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 via the Store upgrade path has screwed my SkyDrive. The C:\Users\<user name>\SkyDrive folder is empty (it only has single file desktop.ini). When I open ...
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1answer
959 views

Share a folder between Google Drive, Dropbox and Skydrive

I use three different systems to synchronize my files to the cloud. Google Drive is for my Android tablet, Skydrive for my Windows 8 phone and Windows RT tablet and Dropbox for things at work. This ...
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1answer
959 views

SkyDrive hangs on sync in Windows 8 desktop

I have the integrated SkyDrive client installed on my Windows 8 laptop. Every time I connect to wifi, SkyDrive just hangs with a message like "Uploading 8.9KB of 3.4MB, 113 files remaining" ...
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2answers
640 views

Skydrive 1 way sync possible?

I have no external hard disk to backup, so I want to use my skydrive account as my backup source.The problem is, AFAIK skydrive uses 2 way sync: so if someone will hack and get access to my skydrive ...
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vote
1answer
960 views

What characters are not allowed in SkyDrive file names?

I'm adding my music to SkyDrive, and a file failed to sync with this message: Error: This file name contains characters that aren't allowed. Resolution: Please change the file name so it doesn't ...
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4answers
4k views

How to sync SkyDrive files to Microsoft Surface device?

Today I got a brand new Microsoft Surface. With the touch keyboard this really feels like a small notebook, my only problem is: How do I sync my SkyDrive files to the device? There is SkyDrive app ...
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4answers
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Where is the SkyDrive folder located in Windows 8?

In the normal Windows SkyDrive application, the SkyDrive folder is defaults to C:\Users\<username>\SkyDrive. SkyDrive comes preinstalled on Windows 8, but I notice that the SkyDrive folder ...
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2answers
5k views

How to add and sync folders outside SkyDrive folder?

I have folders with documents all over my hard drive, some which I would like to include in SkyDrive without moving them into the SkyDrive folder. E.g. my SkyDrive folder is in ...
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2answers
1k views

Is it dangerous to use both Sky Drive and Dropbox?

I'd like to experiment with Sky Drive, but keep using my Dropbox account unless I decide to switch. This answer gives instructions for how to set up both at the same time, but I'm a little worried ...
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2answers
2k views

Sync folders with Skydrive on Windows RT, ideally on MicroSD

I have all my music synced with Skydrive. On my Windows 8 laptop I included Skydrive Music folder into the Music library, so all my music is accessible with Media Player or Xbox Music app. Apparently ...
3
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2answers
4k views

How can I move the SkyDrive folder?

I have installed the SkyDrive client for Windows 8, and it put the local folder in C:\Users\Louis\SkyDrive. My system drive is an SSD and I like to keep my documents on my D:\ drive which is an HDD. ...
4
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1answer
3k views

How do I change the SkyDrive default folder in Windows

How do I change the default location of SkyDrive files in windows 8? The Skydrive Modern UI app in Windows 8 shows a default folder named [pc-name skydrive] and I can't find where it is. I found ...
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1answer
372 views

Skydrive app sync files to local computer

How can I get the SkyDrive app in Windows 8 to download all my files to a folder on my machine and keep them synced? For now, I can view the files but can't sync them to a folder like the application ...
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1answer
205 views

Having a personal AND school-vended skydrive account with Windows 8

I'm running into a bit of trouble trying to solve this problem. When I first set up Windows 8, I made my own personal Windows live account - with a sensible user name that I desired and my own ...
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2answers
3k views

Is it possible to use the same folder for Dropbox and SkyDrive?

Is it possible to set the same folders to SkyDrive and dropbox? I would like to sync them both at the same time. How to perform this action?
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1answer
4k views

How could I let Skydrive desktop sync to MicroSD in Windows 8 tablet?

I have a Samsung Slate 7 tablet with (now) Windows 8 on it. This machine has a 64 Gb SSD and I have a 64 Gb MicroSD card in it. I also have a Skydrive on my main Microsoft ID that contains about 45 Gb ...
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4answers
5k views

How to set Skydrive folder location on Windows 8

I already have my Skydrive files on disk. How do I set the Skydrive folder location in Windows 8? Edit: to be more clear, I have just installed Windows 8 and my previous Skydrive files were already ...