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Skydrive - First time using, suggestions

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    Skydrive - First time using, suggestions

    First time user, having a few questions on how to setup skydrive. I have always used Drop Box in the past, but with windows 8.1 and my xbox one, I want to start using Skydrive. Few questions. How do most people set it up? Do you use your default My Documents folder for skydrive? Or do you create a separate folder just for skydrive stuff? What kind of things do you have in your skydrive folder? I would imagine many people would stick with just documents and pictures. Any other input or insight would be appreciated, as I said, never really used it before. Thanks in advance.

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    Hello Jeffrey,

    SkyDrive has it's own group of folders in the navigation pane in File Explorer in Windows 8.1. The SkyDrive folder is actually located at "C:\Users\(user-name)\SkyDrive".

    It's really up to you for what you would like to have available "offline" or "online-only" though.

    If you like, here are some tutorials for SkyDrive to help get you more familiar with it. If you have any questions afterwards, then please feel free to ask.

    Hope this helps,
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Skydrive - First time using, suggestions
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