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Cloud storage service from Microsoft (formerly known as SkyDrive)

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Can't CD to Desktop anymore

In my Windows 10 box, I can't cd to Desktop anymore. C:\Users\me>cd Desktop The system cannot find the path specified. C:\Users\me> What's wrong with my computer?
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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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OneDrive does not stop syncing on metered connection any longer, what can I do?

I just discovered that OneDrive has wasted 1 GB of my monthly data volume for syncing via my hotspot, despite it was configured as a metered connection in the Windows 10 (1903) settings app. In past, ...
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Merging two Sharepoint Directories

I'm wondering if anyone has any experience in merging file systems. I have two SharePoint directories (with countless subdirectories...), one ~1.5TB and one ~0.5TB, that need to be merged together. I ...
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Accidentally erased large chunk of text from Word doc saved in OneDrive, why can I not restore it from the version history?

I have been working on a document in Word for a few weeks. I have been saving it to OneDrive, and editing it in Word online, macOS, and Android clients. I have been making edits to it multiple times a ...
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The Data Area passed through a System Call is Too Small

I have a Sharepoint site synced as a mapped drive and when I try to open a file from a file path that's over 260 characters, I get the error, 'The Data Area passed through a System Call is too Small.' ...
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Are OneDrive preferences stored per PC or per account?

In an Azure Active Directory environment, where all accounts are in AD, and we are using Office 365 OneDrive - are the OneDrive preferences stored per PC, or per AD account? I.e. if a user logs onto ...
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Avoiding the intrusion of “OneDrive” folder in fresh Windows 10 install

I have a Windows 10 laptop that is 4 years old. Yesterday I put a new solid state C: drive in it an re-installed Windows 10. So this is a newer version of Windows 10 than I had originally. (This ...
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How to create a shortcut on a shared drive that will open for multiple users

I'm trying to migrate many of the commonly used documents for my organization to OneDrive. Mostly for versioning and multiuser editing support. Our current file system is on a shared network drive and ...
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Onedrive changes file sizes - how can a sync job ignore this?

I've an issue where Onedrive changes file size on it's own, and it's upsetting automatic sync jobs. I reference these posts: Why is OneDrive changing the size of files? https://answers.microsoft.com/...
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Vietnamese folder name for OneDrive personal vault?

I just started using MS OneDrive on my Dutch Win10 computer. The Personal Vault appears to correspond to a folder named Kho luú tr~u cá nhân. If I dump this into Google Translate this tells me it's ...
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Unable to sync file to OneDrive on Mac

I have setup OneDrive on my Macbook Pro (Catalina) and I see the following errors while syncing the files to the onedrive folder. That is my files are on my machine which I want to sync with OneDrive. ...
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Manage Onedrive for Business share from command line?

Is there a tool to manage View / Edit permission for a Onedrive folder from command line? I have a folder that is shared for View with 20+ e-mails. I need to allow Edit to several of these, and add ...
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Is it possible to grant access to onedrive folder to a predifined group of people?

Is it possible to grant access to OneDrive folder to a predifined group of people? I want to use OneDrive to share files between a large group of people. Some of the folders need to be available to ...
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How do I get OneDrive back once I've uninstalled it?

I was super-annoyed with Microsoft pushing OneDrive on me, so I uninstalled it, and even did the registry hacks to remove the icon from file explorer and the system tray. And then I got a job at a ...
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How do I reinstall Windows 10 File Explorer?

I want to uninstall Windows 10 File Explorer, then reinstall it. How do I accomplish this task? Motivation: Every time I navigate to my C:\Users\MyUserID\OneDrive - Business\Documents\ directory two ...
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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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Clicking on synced `Documents` spawns an additional `OneDrive` folder to open

Every time I click on my Windows 10 Documents folder, that specific folder is opened (expected behavior) and an additional OneDrive folder is opened (unexpected behavior). How do I disable this ...
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How to fix my One Drive's storage space?

I removed some files from my One Drive account yesterday; bringing the amount of Used One Drive storage space down to 80% full; and emptied the One Drive recycle bin. I log onto my computer this ...
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OneNote - Orphaned notebooks still listed

Microsoft OneNote (Version 16001.12026.20112.0) lists still orphaned, means already deleted notebooks. I would say I created them using OneNote 2016 Desktop, by the way I'm using the Microsoft Store ...
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One drive syncing deleted local files

Some folders and files were copied from local C:\ to OneDrive. After (or during) the copying process, I deleted some folders and files from C:\ . Now OneDrive forever shows a blue circular arrow ...
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shortcuts, pinned to taskbar, seem to loose some menu content

I'm working with a Windows-10 computer, and it's already several months that I have Google Chrome pinned to my taskbar. The corresponding menu looks as follows: Recently closed: ... Tasks: New ...
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How to enable Automatic file download in Windows 10 Settings?

My Automatic file downloads setting is disabled, how to enable it?
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Is there a way to access files in Teams that isn't so restricted to one window?

In teams is there a way to access the folder of the Files tab in Teams via Explorer or whatever, so you don't have to keep switching between files, opening and closing them etc? I mean I know I can ...
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Performing a vagrant up inside a Onedrive folder project, why happens this output error message bellow?

My Vagrantfile: Vagrant.configure("2") do |config| config.vm.define "vm1" do |vm1| vm1.vm.box = "debian/buster64" vm1.vm.box.hostname = "debian-vm" vm1.vm.network "...
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Backup Excel personal.xlsb to OneDrive

I am using OneDrive for Business and I want to backup my Excel personal macro file; personal.xlsb. I have tried the following methods without success. Add folder to OneDrive - I cannot seem to ...
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How to get an alert when someone changed a word/excel document which is stored on a onedrive

I created a word document and shared it with a bunch of colleagues. Can I get an alert when someone views the document? when someone changed the document`? Thanks for any tip Best regards Hannes
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How can I log out from Microsoft Office apps installed on machine which I dont have access to

I had a client laptop. I was logged into the microsoft account in the office apps (Word, Excel etc) installed on that laptop. Now I have left that project and am no more able to login to that laptop. ...
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Allowed to mix up OneDrive folders and local folders when coding Eclipse?

For each folder on my computer I have a OneDrive folder as well, they have identical content but different pathways. Should I always try to use the local folders as references when coding, or does it ...
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OneDrive web browser version requirement?

I've found this thread on answer.microsoft 7 years ago, is it still valid with new OneDrive website? Microsoft Windows Windows 7, 8, Vista, and Windows XP SP2 or higher: Internet Explorer 8, ...
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Use Microsoft Flow to retrieve the correct file name in OneDrive

Good morning everyone, I'm trying to use Flow to reorganize photos in my OneDrive personal account, I want to move them from a folder to another depending on its name, but I'm in trouble because: "...
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Chrome Randomly Downloading Files from Onedrive

I am running Google Chrome and Onedrive on an iMac 2017. Onedrive has on-demand files enabled, so that it only downloads files when I request them. I gave Chrome permission two days ago to download ...
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Real location of OneDrive folder in Windows 10

I specified a custom location for the personal OneDrive folder while installing the OneDrive client in my Windows 10 Pro v1903. I placed this folder in the root of the drive D. After using this folder ...
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ConEmu always starts with deleting a OneDrive user profile folder

I have ConEmu installed even before I have upgraded from Win7 to Win10. For quite a while whenever I start ConEmu without a specific task, the following command gets executed: C:\Windows\System32\cmd....
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How can there be a red x next to “OneDrive” in File Explorer when the “Status” column does not show any red x?

In the above picture, there is a red x next to "OneDrive" on the left side, yet there is no red x in the "Status" column. My question is: In File Explorer on Windows 10, how can there be a red x next ...
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How do I open the Office Upload Center manually?

If there's a problem with the Office 365 One drive upload I get a link to open the Upload Center. How can I open it manually (without the link provided when a problem occurs)? This is what I mean ...
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Setting OneDrive location in Windows 10 Guest to host shared folder in VirtualBox

My only solution so far to really have OneDrive running on my Fedora workstation is to have Windows 10 in a VirtualBox VM. I've set up a shared machine folder between the two, and I can access the ...
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OneDrive shell icon overlay - how to remove it? [duplicate]

i look for removing method of that overlay from destop icons and from explorer icons too. may be some tricks with registry hklm \curentcontrolset \soft \ms \ explorer \shellicon can help? (https://i....
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What is an appropriate Microsoft solution to create a filesharing repository for only a subset of people at an organization?

Our organization has offices in different cities, and we want to create a filesharing solution only for people sitting at one particular office. Previously we used to have a Google drive folder and ...
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OneDrive folder is missing in the Windows Explorer navigation pane

Upgraded to the latest Windows 10 (Windows 10 Pro, Version 1930, OS build 18362.239), installed the latest OneDrive using OneDriveSetup.exe (19.123.0624.0005). However, I do not see the OneDrive ...
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Windows 10 shows OneDrive Desktop folder instead of real desktop folder

I installed OneDrive a few months ago but now I would like to get rid off it. It seems to be a challenge to get there.. My actual problem is the following: The files on my desktop are saved in C:\...
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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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Onenote - Reducing Storage Footprint on PC

Is there a way to reduce the size of the Onenote folder size on my PC - Outlook 2016 MSO 64 bit)? I love Onenote and use it extensively. The one downside is that the local copy of my notebook is ...
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How to remove Move to OneDrive from Context Menu in Windows 7

Is there a way to remove Move to OneDrive from Context Menu in Windows 7 I can't find anything related to OneDrive in the following keys. HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\...
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Word cannot open file located under OneDrive mapped local directory

I am working on Windows 7 laptop. I have Microsoft Word for Office 365. I am using OneDrive and have a OneDrive folder mapped to a local directory (C:\Users\chumbochappati\OneDrive - Work). I ...
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How do I customize MS Office temporary filenames?

Microsoft Office applications create temporary files, which have names that include characters that are invalid for OneDrive. Examples include: ~WRL2417.tmp {FCDADB84-DE45-4067-874C-8749212F6D8A}....
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Windows Icon Overlay Limit

I've tried to read as much about this as possible but I am confused... Microsoft claims overlays are not the prefered method for conveying file metadata, but if this is true, why does OneDrive use a ...
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Win 10 Music library Access denied - Old OneDrive-folder

So I had my OneDrive setup on my local C:\ drive and i had my music library in it. I have moved my OneDrive to an SD-Card so to free up some space. However there is still a folder in C:\Users\User\...
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How can I extract folders and files from Onedrive so that I can use them?

For some unexplained reason I now have Onedrive that contains a lot of documents that I need to access but I am unable to open them (this is frustrating because they include legal documents, work ...
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Combine OneDrive and OnDrive for Business accounts to one client

I have a personal OneDrive account, that syncs with the OneDrive client that came on the laptop. I recently synced a work OneDrive for Business account to the same machine. I now have two clients ...