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Online storage of files, hosted by third party providers.

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how do I leave a shared google drive

on google drive I have a shared drive that I'm in and do not want anymore owned by Sinclair community collage (note I do not go to that collage nor am using a school account) and I want to leave it ...
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Save files from internet directly to Google Drive

I need to upload a lot of video files to Google drive. The file sizes will range between 50-150 MB. Because of my slow upload speed, downloading them to my computer then uploading them to Google Drive ...
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Mac OneDrive migration extremely slow - 100 mb/hour

I've finally gotten around to Cloud storage (OneDrive), and am adding all the files on my 2019 MacBook Pro to the OneDrive folder. It is about 70 GB worth of data and contains 140,000 files. The ...
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How to save a large recovered hard disk data from computer directly into cloud storage

Recently, I did some data recovery from my damaged hard disk using third-party data recovery software. Since the data recovered almost 1TB, I need backup storage to store my recovered data. I do not ...
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Cloud drive sync tool set once for all user

In Onedrive or GoogleDrive, if you are using mac(not sure for windows) typically the sync tool has to be set for every user. In mac, I typically would store the drive file in the "Shared" ...
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Shared Cloud Storage for Teams with option to upload only and no download

I am looking for a shared cloud storage for teams. Ideally the admin can assign what directories the members can see. And the members can only upload files and see the contents in the directory but ...
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How can I remove Google drive from my PC without deleting any cloud stored file?

I'm currently in the process or upgrading my 500GB SSD to a 2TB one, so I cna have more storage to use Google drive files on it. So now, I'm wondering if there's a way to delete all the Google drive ...
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Nextcloud: Remove myself from a shared folder without deleting it

In my Nextcloud, I shared a folder with other users. Now I don't need this folder anymore, but it should stay shared for the others. If I simply delete the folders, it will also be gone for the users ...
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Google Drive File Stream cache problems

I just recently switched to Drive File Stream and can't figure out how it works. Help me figure it out, please. Why do all the files I upload to the cloud (via website or local drive) forever remain ...
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Google drive folder on laptop says 13.3 GB used whereas google drive online says 30GB

I'm sure there is a solution to this problem but I can't seem to find the answer I have a google drive account. When I look at the properties of the google drive folder on my laptop it says it is 13.3 ...
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What is the way to share files with somebody using only cloud storage and a phone number?

Let's say two persons would like to share files with each other without knowing each other's emails, using messengers or social networks, but they do know each other's phone numbers. First thing that ...
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Monitor and/or enforce download of all my photos from iCloud on my Windows 10 machine?

Due to disc space problems I have moved my photos library on my Mac to iCloud, which is working fine. My complete library is now present in the cloud. Now I have a Windows 10 machine with a large ...
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Simplest cloud backup options for RStudio projects

I'm looking for options for using a cloud service to backup and share projects when using RStudio. I currently use Dropbox as a cloud service for back-up and file sharing of all my files (including my ...
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Open relative links from markdown files in a cloud folder?

I’ve uploaded a structured folder with .md files to Google Drive. It’s an export from Joplin, with some files linking to images, other .md’s and other files, all within subfolders. Locally, I’ve ...
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Using Datto Workplace in a predominantly DC environment Technical

Looking to see if anyone has suggestions on running Datto workplace for a SMB with multiple sites but typically only one DC/file server per site. Planning on using a virtual Win10 PC for the AD node ...
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Is it possible to locally save/load OneNote 2016 notebooks in OneNote for Windows 10?

I've been using Microsoft OneNote 2016 on a new Surface Book 3. I have several large notebooks through that app. I store each in different folders depending on what project they pertain to. However, ...
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Office 365 A1 Plus for faculty, what will happen to files in local OneDrive folder when license ends

I have Office 365 A1 Plus for faculty. As part of this license, I have 1 TB of storage in OneDrive that I can sync to my Windows 10 personal computer. At some point, the school that I teach for will ...
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Options for cloud storage/video streaming

I am kinda new to cloud/online storage solutions, and I have been looking for fairly priced cloud storage solution. My main usage would be to be able to upload small to large(lets say fromm 300mb to 2-...
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Is it possible to sync any other folder without desktop, documents, pictures on onedrive?

I am using windows 10 as my operating system. I have a microsoft account which is added to this pc. Only desktop, documents and pictures folder can sync with onedrive. How can I sync other folders ...
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To what extent can Office 365 Admins see their User's Data

I have been using an Office 365 Account (including it's services such as OneDrive, Outlook, OneNote and more) provided by an institution for over four years now. I'm wondering on how much access ...
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Is it possible to get permalinks to Google Drive files?

I have some files I will upload to Google Drive and share them online. But I will update these files frequently and when I do, I want the links to stay the same. Is this possible? If I am not wrong, ...
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Prove Private Key Encryption Backup is Safe

Cloud backup services such as iDrive and Acronis offer private key encryption. The important feature is that they offer this service before upload with the ability to store the encryption key ...
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Backup data to NAS and Cloud

I have a local workstation (Windows Server) and I want to backup 2 of its data drives nightly for a total of about 2.5TB. I also have a NAS (DS218+) connected to the network with 2 HDDs in RAID. I ...
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MEGAcmd script not work from CMD batch file

I want o use MEGAcmd script in my batch file (CMD scipt). Everything in that batch works well, but MEGAcmd scipt not. It looks like this: SET PATH=C:\Users\PC_USER\AppData\Local\MEGAcmd;%PATH% mega-...
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Window freezes on opening cloud files

I am running OneDrive on my computer, and for some reason, whenever I try to open a file on iCloud Drive or OneDrive (either personal or business) using file explorer on my computer, the window will ...
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How can a OneDrive user sync in his/her hard drive a folder I've shared from my own OneDrive?

I have a large multi-GB folder I've shared with a colleague and I've sent him a link with which he can download everything, but how could he "sync" my folder using the OneDrive client so whenever I ...
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Migrate Data from Ondedrive to iCloud Photos

My OneDrive contains pretty much all of my files, photos and videos (~60+ gb). I have a mac and an iPhone and I finally want to sync up everything all in iCloud. I've already upgraded my iCloud so it ...
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Splitting encrypted container into chunks while keeping it mountable without re-assembly

I have a subscription to a 1TB cloud hosting provider, offering the possibility to upload any file of any size, based on OwnCloud. I'm planning to use this provider for long-term storage / backups (...
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Power consumption of online services

Bit of an odd question maybe, but I am considering setting up a server at home and I want to host a couple of websites, a nextcloud, and a plex server. My websites are pretty simple and this way I'll ...
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How to move files from iCloud to Google Drive efficiently? [closed]

I currently store my desktop and documents on my Mac using iCloud. I want to only keep my desktop in the cloud, and I know there is no way to do that using iCloud, so I want to make the switch to ...
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Microsoft OneDrive or Google Drive - which one is more secure option? [closed]

I want to choose cloud storage for my private stuff, especially for the photography - which services is better ? I know the Google Photos but it's also in the Google Drive scope so please could you ...
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OneDrive Share Not Shared

The Question: How can I set up a folder or folder-tree on OneDrive on the desktop so it shares contents placed in the folder with additional users? Additional Details: I have a few users that have ...
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The safest way to backup confidential files, possibly without cloud storage?

After hearing about programs like PRISM, I don't trust cloud storage very much to backup my computer files. I'd like to know a way, the best way, to backup about 5-10GB of storage and ensure that I am ...
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Storing disks of VM Instance

I recently began to use google cloud computing and used its VM instance of ubuntu to do some computation . Now I want to store the disk data of the VM Instance directly to the cloud storage so that I ...
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Getting 403 Error when Accessing Google Cloud Storage Bucket via S3 Generic

I am trying to save backups from our Website Network to a Google Cloud Storare Nearline Bucket via the Updraft plus Wordpress Plugin. The PlugIn claims to have succsessfully connected to my bucket. "...
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Rclone is taking a long time

Sorry, Linux Mint's timeshift created a 7GB back up of 283,124 files. Timeshift used rsync to this end and it took about 10 minutes. Since then I've been uploading my backup to google drive. It's ...
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OneDrive errorneously appears with icon of Sharepoint storage

Please why my OneDrive account "B" (see below) appears as Sharepoint storage? How can I change it to standard OneDrive with dark blue cloud icon as seen at accounts "A" and "C"? Account "B" is my ...
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How to install cloud foundry in home server

I know this question has been asked here but found that was years before. Most of the instructions seems outdated. I want to install Cloud Foundry in my home/local server but would like to use it ...
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How can I make robocopy continue to try even though there is an error 2 (file not found)?

I have a script that runs each night for backup purposes. The just of the script is it will backup a DB, compress it to a 7zip file and then copy it to a network location I have set-up. My script ...
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How to make files across several computers synchronized in a consistent and near real time manner?

We have been using cloud based applications such as Dropbox, OneDrive, and Google Drive to share files across several users. They each have desktop applications that will allow the files to be ...
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why does my iCloud Drive tries to upload gigabytes of data daily?

Is there a way put iCloud Drive in verbose mode? Right now my iCloud Drive wants to download 100 GB and upload 10 GB and I have literally no idea what it is doing.... Apple magic...
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How to ensure complete file integrity of key files?

A question in regards to file integrity: How can I ensure that the integrity of a file will always stay 100%? Important for example when storing key files in regards to encryption etc. on local ...
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How do I get pics downloaded to PC

How do I get my photos to go from my One drive to PC in nice neat folders that I keep everything in?
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change default mount point of pcloud

In Linux, pCloud is an appimage. When we run the application, it creates a mount point in /tmp /tmp/.mount_pcloudjUJB13$ ls app AppRun pcloud.desktop pcloud.png usr And create some files and ...
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Decentralized, aggregated, selectively synced storage solution

Originally, I just wanted to synchronize some selected files of my 1TB OneDrive to my Notebook SSD and all my files to my external HDD. Cloud storage programs (dropbox, gdrive, onedrive, resilio, ...
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Jungledisk does not restore my files. How can this be fixed?

I backup my files with Jungledisk for many years now, my backup is on Amazon S3 and is ~600 GB in size. Unluckily there came the time when I need to restore some files (my email files got damaged). ...
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Preventing write permissions on specific devices

On my quest to go full cloud-storage-free, I moved all my files from my cloud service into a portable HD and I purchased a USB to smartphone (OTG) cable so that I can connect my HD to my phone when ...
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How can I share folder with password on the cloud

Is there any possible way to share a folder on the internet in such a way that people can open it with a password without the need for me to enter their emails (e.g., like dropbox). I do not have the ...
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Upload large file with slow upload speed

I am wanting to upload a large file (a Raspbian image that when zipped is 2.4GB) to online cloud storage. However, my upload bandwidth is 1 megabit/sec, which is awful. I'm also assuming that sites ...
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Collaborative editing of Office documents: what options are there?

I'm looking for ways for a small team (3-4 people) to access and collaborate on several MS Office files (Word and Excel mostly). After researching for a bit, I see that I have the following options: ...

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