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Online storage of files, hosted by third party providers.

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How can OneDrive be completely disabled in Windows 11?

How can OneDrive be completely disabled in Windows 11? Don't want what I create in the 'cloud'. Yes. I've considered encrypting it, but still want OneDrive fully disabled. Yes, I know that removing '...
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Hard disk image files don't upload to OneDrive

I would like to store my hard drive images in the cloud, so that they are not at risk if the local PC breaks down. However, OneDrive (using the desktop client for Windows) does not upload the images. ...
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Find all cloud-based files/folders available in explorer e.g. only on demand locally

Cloud files displayed in Windows Explorer (in my case, locally sync'ed on NTFS drive) can be available at present locally, always locally, or on demand only (or just sync'ing), as indicated by the ...
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Let the Google drive has the lowest priority for internet usage when Google drive is at background

Is it possible to let Google drive only uses the spare traffic to sync? For example, when I am using chrome and opened a webpage, I want google chrome to enjoy the priority of wifi and quickly ...
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Can I download directly to google drive or other webservice?

I'm trying to download files from fileshare slow speed which takes like 19 hours Can I download these files directly to google drive? I've seen Downloading from Internet directly to google drive but ...
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How Google Drive Syncs Files

When I opt to sync a file on Google Drive to be made available on Windows 10 and close the connection before the download completes, does Drive start a new download or continue with the previous ...
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Cannot access cloud provider path via powershell

I am trying to automate a workflow using powershell in a directory provided by this cloud provider, which has similar behavior to Microsoft Onedrive. For instance, using this provider one can share a ...
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Accidentally hit "don't save" on Excel for Mac, recover data

I Accidentally hit "don't save" on Excel for Mac. I have read all sorts of information on how to do this, but the commands don't seem to work or be updated for my current version (16.52) of ...
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ChromeOS pCloud not working

I am using the pCloud app on a Chromeos device. When I transfer a large file into the pCloud drive in the file manager, it says it is transferring it, and in the Chromeos > Settings > I can see ...
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iCloud strange error does not sync

With iCloud Desktop & Download folder sync, and it started synching to my 2nd Mac, but then it said it was full, so I paid to be on the 50Gb plan. Once I enabled the 50Gb of space, an error ...
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Replacing local server and network drives with a cloud storage equivalent

In our business, we have a local server and all devices on the network can access any of the drives in this server but we're very serious in wanting to move to a cloud-based solution so that we don't ...
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How to setup disk encryption + periodic backup (SSD -> HDD -> Cloud) on a dual-boot environment?

super users! I have this Dell laptop with 1TB SSD (half Windows 10 and half Ubuntu 21.04), GPT partitions and EFI boot. I also have a 1TB HDD installed on the laptop that I intend to use only to ...
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How to prevent a folder from being synced on OneDrive?

I recently downloaded a very large amount of images for a Machine Learning project. OneDrive is going a little bit crazy about it and I would like it to "ignore" the folder. Ideally, the ...
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Red cross on OneDrive folder but everything is up to date

I am using the OneDrive personal version. Only the top OneDrive folder in the file explorer has the red cross. All other folders or files seem up to date without any issues. The OneDrive icon in the ...
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Sync encrypted vault files with cloud?

I would like to know the pros and cons of syncing Veracrypt vault files with OneDrive on Windows. For example, I could create a Veracrypt vault file in D:\Veracrypt\ and add this folder to sync with ...
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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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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 of upgrading my 500GB SSD to a 2TB one so I can have more storage to use Google drive files on it. I'm wondering if there's a way to delete all the Google drive files from ...
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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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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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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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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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