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Manual OneDrive Sync

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    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center x64

    Manual OneDrive Sync


    Hi, I'm just wondering if there is any way to manually backup settings to OneDrive? Is there a CMD command, script, or anything?

    -Thanks inn advance.

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    Bamberg Germany
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    All you have to do is make sure of what ever you want to sync is turned on in settings>OneDrive>sync then right-click the little cloud icon in system tray and click sync..
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Manual OneDrive Sync
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