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Win 8.1 OneDrive, Can't open File

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    Win 8.1 OneDrive, Can't open File


    I put a db on my wifeís computer Onedrive. I then signed into her MS account from my computer. I can see the file, but I canít open it. I then went back to her computer open the file and clicked share. It gave me a dialog box in which I added my email. My email on my computer said you have a shared file from Jenny. I can see the file but still canít open it. When I hit download, it doesnít download it anyplace. Anybody have any idea?

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    Why isn't my post showing under new post. Some showing are newer than mine
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    hello, and welcome to eight forums ,did you try creating a text file of any content ,and put it on one drive and see if it will open for you .

    copy past from onedrive FAQ site /
    Are there any files I can't save to OneDrive? Files can't be more than 10 GB in size. Some kinds of content are also prohibited. For more info, check the code of conduct. For work-related files, we recommend using OneDrive for Business.

    OneDrive: FAQ - Windows Help
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    also see this info on the site in link .
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    Can I sign in with a different account to browse a different OneDrive? You can't switch between accounts in the OneDrive app. When you sign in to a PC with your Microsoft account, you're automatically signed in to OneDrive with that account. You can still get to OneDrive files for a different account by going to the OneDrive website.
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    Quote Originally Posted by onedrive4dick View Post
    Why isn't my post showing under new post. Some showing are newer than mine
    I believe it's because your subscribed to this thread. New post show only unsubscribed threads or if you're no signed in your subscriptions show up here. To see your subscribed threads (threads you started or answered to) you need to click "Quick Links" at the top or if your looking for something you posted "My Posts".
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    Quote Originally Posted by caperjack View Post
    hello, and welcome to eight forums ,did you try creating a text file of any content ,and put it on one drive and see if it will open for you .

    copy past from onedrive FAQ site /
    Are there any files I can't save to OneDrive? Files can't be more than 10 GB in size. Some kinds of content are also prohibited. For more info, check the code of conduct. For work-related files, we recommend using OneDrive for Business.

    OneDrive: FAQ - Windows Help
    Are you thinking that OneDrive doesn't like DataBases. I was thinking that, but then I thought, hey this MS surely OneDrive supports the whole suite.
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    yes that what I was thinking ,but I don't know enough about DB's to say why I think like that ,so try putting different files in it like music and pictures .and see what happens
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    Quote Originally Posted by caperjack View Post
    yes that what I was thinking ,but I don't know enough about DB's to say why I think like that ,so try putting different files in it like music and pictures .and see what happens
    Just got a surprise. I was able to save the file to my HD, and then open it. The only thing that I can think that is different is that she's in bed and her computer is off. The last 10 tries I had her computer right next to mine and we were both connected to the net. Do you think that makes a difference?

    BTW I know MS Access fairly well. If I can be of help let me know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by caperjack View Post
    yes that what I was thinking ,but I don't know enough about DB's to say why I think like that ,so try putting different files in it like music and pictures .and see what happens
    That seems to be the problem. Picture file and docs open up fine. MS OneDrive, MS db who would have guessed?
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    weird I guess, but who knows ,maybe a solution out there some where
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