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Problem with OneDrive sharing

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    Problem with OneDrive sharing

    I have a problem with OneDrive. I want to backup my photos from my computerīs D: drive to OneDrive. But when I start to upload them, it says those photos are also available offline. That means, all photos uploaded from my D: drive are also copied to my C: drive. But it wastes my space on the C: drive. All my settings are set to upload photos with online access only. I tried to delete the copied photos from my C: drive but it also deleted them from OneDrive. Is it possible to upload only to OneDrive without copying the photos to C: drive?


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    A Finnish ex-pat in Leipzig, Germany
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    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center

    Hi Drupik, welcome to the Eight Forums.

    You can set your OneDrive files and folders available online only, meaning the files are stored in OneDrive and only an icon for your saved files is shown in OneDrive folder on your PC. This way the files do not use any storage space on your computer.

    See this tutorial for instructions: OneDrive - Available Offline or Online in Windows 8.1

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