Cloud storage service from Microsoft (formerly known as SkyDrive)

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How do I prevent Windows from resetting my default Documents folder to OneDrive?

I don't use OneDrive that often. I have changed the default Documents folder save location to Dropbox multiple times, by going to Desktop\Libraries right click Documents, Properties Dropbox, set save ...
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One drive menus are gone, anyone knows what happened to menu commands missing?

Anyone knows what happened to the onedrive menus they are suddenly gone!
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Can I move a shared OneDrive folder without its URL changing?

I have in my OneDrive a folder with files which is shared with a group of people through a URL. I'd like to move this folder to somewhere else inside my OneDrive, but I don't want the URL to break ...
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Share a folder between OneDrive and OneDrive for Business

I have a personal OneDrive account where I keep a lot of documents. I also have OneDrive for Business through my institution (University), which gives me the more complete version of office online. ...
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How to fix Microsoft OneDrive synchronization errors?

How to fix Microsoft OneDrive synchronization errors? One thing I'm really confused about is that those two file names do not have the claimed special characters AFAICT.
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Downloading more than one picture from OneDrive?

How do you download multiple pictures from OneDrive into your computer? I want my sister to have all of her wedding pictures that I took but OneDrive only lets me download one picture at a time.
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Microsoft OneDrive for Business error

When trying to sync files in Microsoft OneDrive for Business I receive the following error: Microsoft OneDrive for Business error Folder is held because of a previous error ASSERT Tag: .aab
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How to sync files from OneDrive to Dropbox?

I want to sync photos I shot from my Lumia phone to Dropbox. Only using OneDrive can upload them automatically, so I want to sync them from OneDrive to Dropbox. I try to search on IFTTT but I can only ...
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Could I access a large number of permalinks via Google or OneDrive?

How do I access OneDrive file permalinks without having to go to each file and get the link? Ideally, I'd simply like to append the file names to a link which specifies the directory on OneDrive. ...
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How to share a OneDrive document as public and allow commenting?

I want to share my Word document which I uploaded on OneDrive (Windows 8.1) so that everyone can search online for it and view it. I also want to allow to everyone leaving comments but not editing the ...
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Transferring from DropBox to different cloud provider, preserving history

Is there a good way to transfer files and their history into another provider or to a source code repo? When you move from DropBox to another provider, like Google Drive or Microsoft's Onedrive... is ...
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Can people upload to my OneDrive?

I created a folder and shared the edit link, but when the person tried uploading a file they got the message: Sorry, you don't have permission to add files to this folder. Is the Edit link only ...
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modify Skydrive syncing direction

How can I tell Skydrive to not sync my files in the cloud-to-myHDD direction, but to continue syncing my files in the myHDD-to-cloud direction? i.e., I sometimes want to add files to my Skydrive cloud ...
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How to sync between cloud storage without downloading and uploading again?

I use SkyDrive as my main cloud storage, but my teammates mostly using Dropbox. I'd like to know how to sync my files on Dropbox account with my SkyDrive without downloading them first and uploading ...
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How do I delete an email attachment that automatically uploaded to my OneDrive?

I have never signed up to OneDrive but use Microsoft Live Mail client for all my email accounts using POP/SMTP mail. Today I right clicked on an image on my desktop and selected “email”. It opened ...
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How Do I Consolidate Accounts on OneDrive

When I signed up for Office365 and OneDrive, I had a GMail account: quanticle@gmail.com. So when I signed up, I used that for my log-in credentials. However, in the meantime, I've acquired my own ...
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OneDrive Unable to view Shared Files in Library view

When viewing 'My Documents' in OneDrive for Business I get a little menu 'Files' and 'Library' appear over my profile picture. When I view 'Shared with Me' this does not appear. None of my colleagues ...
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Share editing on documents and folders on Onedrive

With Dropbox when I add a new document (.txt, .docx etc) to that folder, those documents will be synced to other participants in that shared folder. Whenever that other participant changes that ...
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Shared folder user permissions in popular cloud-storage apps

I am searching for a popular cloud-based storage solutions with flexible shared folder permissions. Here is my problem: currently, we are using Dropbox to share files among a large team (ca. 80 ...
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Direct link for PDF files in SkyDrive/OneDrive

I want to make a direct link to a document at SkyDrive, so that I'll see only the PDF at the browser, not any of the SkyDrive chrome. For example, if you click ...
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How to access Gmail emails in SkyDrive from outlook.com?

So say you have transferred your emails from Gmails into SkyDrive. How do you access and view or forward them from outlook.com? Any settings to set up?
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Outlook.com import emails with large attachments

Is there any way I can get around the 10MB limit? Using the "Add Send/Receive Account" import method seems to just ignore them, and "copy to folder" using an email client (Windows Live Mail) fails.
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How can I import large amounts of GMail to Skydrive?

I have about 100 GB of messages in my GMail account. What is easiest way to migrate the 100 GB GMails to Skydrive? There used to be an online software called Trueswitch that could do that, but it is ...
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Skydrive changing folder photos

In Skydrive, how do I change the photo that is displayed on the front of each folder?
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Live\ Hotmail email storage

Are all mails from Outlook\Live\Hotmail stored in SkyDrive? Because I have around 6000 emails and some contain attachments of around 1 or 2 MB. But my SkyDrive shows that only 0.01 GB is used. Can I ...
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How To See At A Glance What Is Shared With Whom in SkyDrive?

Over time, I have shared various things in my Skydrive with various people. I don't remember what all I've shared over time. But I can't seem to see a way to easily see what is shared and with whom ...
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Can I save email attachments directly to SkyDrive?

How can I save email attachments in Hotmail directly to my SkyDrive without first downloading them to my computer?
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How to copy multiple files to multiple targets in SkyDrive

I want to copy a couple of files that I have to each of about 12 different folders, so that each of the folders has a different copy of the file in it. Currently, I am using the 'Copy to' option in ...
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Editing conflicts in browser-based SkyDrive vs. Word application?

When collaborating on documents, I typically use Google Docs as over the years editing conflicts have become very rare. However, for working on collaborateive .docx files, I'm opting to use SkyDrive ...
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Skydrive direct links [duplicate]

I'm using Skydrive to host files for my blog, such as zip files of source code. I'm trying to provide direct links that users on my blog can click to immediately download the file in question, without ...
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Importing online docs into SkyDrive

I hate to download-upload. It is stupid. The acceptable approach is the one we have to insert images into SE posts: there is an option to choose between "from my computer" and URL. Now, I want to know ...
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Skydrive embed code not removing vertical scroll bar?

I'm attempting to add an excel spreadsheet (ROI Calculator) onto our website. I've come across this fix to use Microsoft's Skydrive app. http://www.microsoft.com/web/solutions/excel-embed.aspx So ...
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Delete web-based OneNote notebook

I have a web-based OneNote notebook in my skydrive. So in the skydrive folder I only see a link to the notebook. I think that if I delete the link, then the notebook will be still out there, but I ...
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SkyDrive Bookmarklet

I have a SkyDrive account with lots of folders & subfolders. Is there are script/extension that would help me to save images directly to SkyDrive? When we right-click on any image on any ...
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can we able to save a file from a person's skydrive account into our skydrive account without downloading?

I'm Studying about the Microsoft's SkyDrive. Is it possible to copy or move a public file from a person account to our own SkyDrive account... If it is there somebody tell me, how could do that. . .
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How to search contents of OneNote notebooks on SkyDrive web interface

Is there a way, in the SkyDrive web interface, to make it search the contents of OneNote pages/notebooks? Here's a OneNote page I creates in July 2011. I've marked in the red the terms I'll search ...
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Are @live.co.uk and @live.com the same Microsoft/Windows live/Mail/Outlook.com/SkyDrive account?

Are @live.co.uk and @live.com the same Microsoft/Windows live account? For example: email sent to an address at @live.co.uk arrive in the same mailbox as @live.com ? Do @live.co.uk and @live.com ...
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skydrive direct link [duplicate]

I have a SWF on SkyDrive in public folder. How can I get the link to this file so that using tag it will be directly rendered on the webpage. I was unable to get such link that will allow to render ...
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How do I make shared folders on SkyDrive sync to my Mac via the client?

Windows Live Skydrive has a Mac client that downloads files from the SkyDrive to my computer. However, this is only the files I've uploaded, not the ones shared with me. So I end up having to ...
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Is it possible to move documents in Skydrive?

It seems like pretty basic functionality and I think I must be missing something, but is there a way to move documents within the skydrive web app? It seems like this feature was lost in the recent ...
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How do I enable file extensions for all files?

I just created a SkyDrive account and was quite confused that the file extensions are hidden for certain file types: ntbtlog is actually ntbtlog.txt I looked around the menus but didn't spot an ...
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How can I write-protect files on Skydrive?

Is it possible to write protect (lock) files on Skydrive so they do not get deleted by accident?
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How to rotate photo in SkyDrive

How can I rotate photo, that I have uploaded to SkyDrive album without the need of deleting and re-uploading it?
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In Windows SkyDrive, is there a way to the get direct link to 'Open in <full client>'?

Let's say you have an Excel file in SkyDrive. Right now the only way I can figure out how to open it directly in the full Excel application is to open in on the web first and then click the 'Open in ...
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How do I get SkyDrive synced storage to show up in my SkyDrive?

When I access the Live Mesh program running on my computer, which syncs selected folders to other machines and/or SkyDrive, it lists the capacity of the SkyDrive synced storage option as 5 GB. I have ...
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Editing Skydrive synced storage on web

I have installed Windows Live Mesh from Windows Live Essentials. I've synced a folder "Test" containing couple of word documents with Skydrive. I opened skydrive.live.com and logged in. On the left ...
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Deleting pictures from my SkyDrive

I currently have a new Windows phone and EVERY picture I take is downloaded in my Pictures file named SkyDrive cameral roll from Windows Live. I do not want every picture I take downloaded onto ...
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Attaching SkyDrive files to Hotmail emails

I love SkyDrive, but find it frustrating when I want to attach a file that's on my SkyDrive to a new Hotmail message. I have to download the SkyDrive file to my computer and then attach the file to ...
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How do I find out how much space I have left on SkyDrive?

I'm not talking about Synced Folders, I'm talking about the "other" space. With the old layout it was easy, it was shown on the right, but with the new layout I can't see it anywhere.
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Download pictures from skydrive.live.com without creating a user?

A relative sent some pictures to my parents, using some skydrive.live.com service to store them. Of course Microsoft tries "recruit" new users when they have a chance... Is there any way to download ...