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Questions tagged [onedrive]

Cloud storage service from Microsoft (formerly known as SkyDrive)

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Files downloaded from OneDrive encrypt my hard drive

I have some files on my OneDrive. If i download them to my hard drive, my whole hard drive gets encrypted after a couple of hours. This only happens with files coming from OneDrive. I tried Kasperky ...
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When opening files from Excel though OneDrive, a separate dialog box opens and freezes Excel

A person in my company uses OneDrive to store her files. When opening an Office file like Excel, it will open a transparent dialog box and that cannot be closed and the Excel file cannot by modified ...
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OneDrive on my Window 10 doesn't allow short file name (8.3)?

Seeking for a client problem with short/long file PATH on Window, I was playing to check if short and long file path can be mixed. Reply is yes ;) Using DIR /X I wandered in my OneDrive directory and ...
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How to disable Win 10 asking me to sign up for OneDrive when I already purchased OneDrive?

This isn't a duplicate of the other answers. I do use OneDrive, and I paid for a premium account. But somehow Win 10 still pops up messages asking me to sign up for OneDrive and use it backup my files....
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Shortcut or symlink within OneDrive

Is it possible on Microsoft OneDrive 2018 to have either a shortcut or a symlink (e.g. made using mklink) to another folder within the same OneDrive sync? Specifically, is this possible: OneDrive ├╴ ...
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How to handle excel formula references between workbooks kept on SharePoint?

posted this on SharePoint stackexchange but this seems more appropriate Is there a recommended way to link workbooks that are kept in Sharepoint/Teams? I have a setup where many different projects ...
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Files saving to OneDrive instead of PC

I recently uninstalled OneDrive because of the issues I was having with it and now whenever I save a file it goes to OneDrive instead of my PC. I can see the file on my desktop but when I check its ...
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How to upload large folders to onedrive

I have a 500GB external drive full of data. I need to use this drive so, since I have 1TB of storage in OneDrive, I want to uploaded the content to free up the drive. I have a quite good connection ...
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Diarium app & synchronizing between Android & Win10 with OneDrive

I am trying to get the Diarium app on my Android device to display the same data on my Windows 10 PC, and vice verca. Descriptions of the app seem to imply that this is possible (is it?). When I "...
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Actual OneDrive folder location

I am trying to recover some files from a laptop which has unfortunately crashed and the OneDrive folder online is full. However there is some work in that folder which for Uni which I desperately need ...
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Recover large amount of files from Recycle Bin in OneDrive

I have an account for OneDrive for Business through my university email. Slightly more than one month ago I deleted some files by mistake, and of course, I just noticed it. I now found all the files ...
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“Desktop” Folder moved, but can I switch it back?

Presently, my desktop folder is: c:\users\glenn\onedrive\desktop. Meaning this stuff actually appears on my desktop. I still have things in: c:\users\glenn\desktop. but they do not appear on the ...
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OneDrive is stuck on “a file is blocking all uploads”

For the past week my OneDrive for Business is showing a red "x" and when I click it I see an error message that says "a file problem is blocking all uploads". When I press on the error, a popup window ...
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How do I remove Onedrive from file path on Windows 10

I just removed onedrive (and unlinked my pc/account) from my computer however there is still a really irritating thing that I cant seem to remove and that is Onedrive is (still) in the path of my ...
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OneDrive Linux not synching shared folders

I installed OneDrive as described on this page: https://github.com/skilion/onedrive Synchronization of files works like a charm. Be aware that default (no parameters) synchronize and exit However I ...
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How can I change the file location of my windows oneDrive?

I (desperately)need to have my oneDrive 'location' pointed to the correct path. My computer was re-imaged about a month ago and I noticed the folks who serviced my computer misspelled my Admin folder....
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Clear cached Microsoft Live account credentials in Office apps

Briefly: After logging out of all my Microsoft accounts in OneNote I was still able to open/browse OneDrive files, private to those accounts, from the recently used list. While using OneNote 2016 (...
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Disable OneDrive handling in Word

Since I use OneDrive, each document I create or edit in Word is handled as an online document, when I save it in the folder structure, OneDrive is syncing. Documents are handled as "http://d.docs....
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How can I make OneNote 2016 for Mac to not use SkyDrive or OneDrive? And use something else instead

OneNote 2016 for Mac can't be used offline -- without syncing data to MS cloud. This sucks, I want it to save data only locally. But if this can't be changed, I want to, at least, it to sync data to ...
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Force usage of local “My Games” instead of OneDrive?

I'm trying to play a free copy of Devil May Cry from Twitch Prime. The problem is the game writes save files to C:\Users\[user]\OneDrive\Documents\My Games\Devil May Cry HD Collection\, but it wants ...
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OneDrive error: OneDrive cannot connect to windows

I'm working on setting up a Citrix XenDesktop ltsr 7.15 environment with FSLogix profile/office 365 containers for my company and one of the requirements I was given was to have onedrive setup by ...
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Using OneDrive as “Pipeline” to Move Photos to my PC (but not Store the Photos on OneDrive)

I like that OneDrive can easily sync photos to my desktop Win 10 PC. My PC is my central repository of all my photos. I'm not looking to use OneDrive as the final destination - just a "pipeline" to ...
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Use drive root as OneDrive folder

When it comes to "change OneDrive Location" with the OneDrive Desktop application, we are not able to choose the whole drive as the principal folder. Example: if we choose "F:" as the OneDrive folder,...
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Will OneDrive Documents protection break existing file references?

My company recently adopted OneDrive for business and I am getting a bit frustrated with my inability to add existing folders OneDrive for backup/sync, and I can't make the root OneDrive folder an ...
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OneDrive and Recycle bin

I am a bit confused on how OneDrive and deleted items work. I've my desktop synched, and when I delete an item it goes to my Windows 10 Recycle bin (and also OneDrive Recycle bin). If I log on to ...
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OneNote copying image in and saving again increases the file size

So, I often take photos of my notes and upload to onenote via camera. I take great pains to make sure the file size is small so that I can keep using this for a long time. I then download the image ...
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Show Microsoft Onedrive shared folders on Windows Desktop

How do I get Microsoft OneDrive shared folders to show on the Windows Desktop? The shared folder that is shared with me can only be accessed online.
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How to link a Windows 10 PC to a different windows account?

I have two PCs: A: linked to account WindowsA B: linked to account WindowsB I would like PC B to also be linked to account WindowsA, but I am unable to find how this can be achieved. Settings -> ...
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My OneDrive got created with Chinese default folders

Something got wrong when setting up my OneDrive account, and the default folders got created in Chinese (or another Asian language, I can not tell), as shown in this screenshot. The language I wanted ...
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Which Desktop prevails? (Running OneDrive Personal & OneDrive for Business, with Desktop syncing.)

I am confused about "Desktops" here. It appears I will have three Deskstops in the following setup, if I have OneDrive syncing Desktop folders: OneDrive Personal Desktop OneDrive for Business ...
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OneDrive Personal does not show up in Indexing Options after moving to C:/OneDrive in Windows 10

I moved the location of my OneDrive Personal folder from the user-specific folder to C drive. However Windows 10 was not able to search in this folder, so I thought I would add the folder manually to ...
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How can one change the OneDrive folder without having to log out of OneDrive?

One way to change the Microsoft OneDrive folder is to unlink one's account: How can one change the OneDrive folder without having to log out of OneDrive on Microsoft Windows?
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Why is OneDrive changing the size of files?

I've been tasked with migrating a live SharePoint document library to another document library. As we want to keep downtime to a minimum, I've synchronised the two document libraries to my PC using ...
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Recovering corrupted OneDrive files

I wanted to backup my OneDrive for Business folder to an external HD (I use Veeam) and that has not been possible for a while, since some update by Microsoft. This morning I did some research and I ...
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How to default Windows 10 Camera to save SharePoint 365 Teamsite?

We use Surface Pro tablets to take pictures for inventory. These pictures are then saved to an Office 365 Group Teamsite folder to kick off a workflow. What we'd like to do is have the camera app ...
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OneDrive device management for user folder

I'm trying to understand how OneDrive works for multiple device management. I want to sync my user folders on OneDrive but this files must be handled separately by device, not on a single cloud ...
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Why do all files syncing in OneDrive have SharePoint links instead of local paths?

We recently started doing a SharePoint Migration at the company I work for and a problem with OneDrive came up in the process of it. Whenever an Office 365 file is created, opened, or saved in ...
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OneDrive files on-demand not working in latest windows 10 and OneDrive update

OneDrive just stopped working. I've tried to sign out/sign in, tried to reset the client via %localappdata%\Microsoft\OneDrive\onedrive.exe /reset, also installed the latest version of the client from ...
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How do I save a PDF in OneDrive for Business without it reseting the sharing links

I have a PDF with sharing enabled in OneDrive for Business. When I update that PDF I loose all the sharing links. Is there a way to save the PDF without resetting the sharing links? Alternatively is ...
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How to create a desktop shortcut to a Onedrive file

I would like to create a shortcut on my desktop to an Excel file located on OneDrive and having it open in Excel. (I'm using Windows7 and Office 2013) Within Excel, I have retrieved the path to file (...
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Access synced NAS folders from OneDrive account remotely

I have two computers: My home PC, which is a desktop, with all my files stored in a NAS. My laptop which I use on my business travels. Both have Windows 10 installed. I have successfully created ...
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Determine OneDrive synchronisation folders

Looking for pointers as to how to determine the path used locally for OneDrive. I'm aware of the existence of the REST API but that's got a huge learning curve so any shortcuts to determine that it's (...
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Can't remove, rename or copy old OneDrive folder (0x8007016B)

I recently did a reset of my Windows 10 computer. I have two drives connected: C: an SSD, and D: two regular HDDs forming a dynamic mirrored drive within Windows. On the D: drive I had my old ...
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Using OneDrive as a backup for my Pictures library

This sounds like an easy-enough question, and luckily I found an article on it here, which I followed. I have mapped my OneDrive as a Network Location on my PC, and it works perfectly (though I had ...
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A common OneDrive access with ability to manage access permissions in Office 365

In our company we store all documents on a NAS drive. There is an established folder structure, where different user groups have different access levels to different folders with documents. ...
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Tracking file downloads by user in OneDrive

How can I tell who has downloaded or transferred a file from OneDrive to another drive?
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OneDrive doesn't download files despite having the option enabled

I have following option ticked in OneDrive on my desktop computer: When I upload files from my phone, OneDrive shows this on my computer: Those files with little cloud icon are not downloaded, they ...
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How to exclude a specific file or directory from OneDrive within the OneDrive folder structure

There is no way using the UI to specify that OneDrive should not sync a specific file, filetype or folder inside the OneDrive folder structure.
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One way sync using OneDrive

I would like use OneDrive to back up my important files, however I once used a cloud storage and lost some files due to a technical error. Is there a way to prevent OneDrive from writing and use it ...
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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?