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OneDrive link in Explorer Favorites keeps getting removed

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1 64bit

    OneDrive link in Explorer Favorites keeps getting removed

    My notebook is setup with a local account instead being logged in with a Microsoft. Since Microsoft doesn't allow you to use OneDrive in Windows 8.1 with a local or network domain, I'm using the program syncDriver so I can continue using OneDrive on my notebook.

    The issue I'm having is that when I add a link to OneDrive in my Windows Explorer Favorites, the link will get removed at some point without my interaction. My guess is that Windows is removing the link from favorites but I can't figure out when or why it's doing this.

    Any ideas on how to stop Windows from doing this?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 21,859
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello BuckyKat, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    If you like, you might see how mapping your OneDrive in This PC may work for you. You will also be able to add the mapped OneDrive to Favorites.

    OneDrive - Map OneDrive in This PC in Windows 8.1

    Favorites - Links - Add or Remove in Navigation Pane - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this may help some,
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

OneDrive link in Explorer Favorites keeps getting removed

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