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OneDrive problems

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    OneDrive problems


    Hi all,

    Having a strange issue with Onedrive. If I drag/drop files into my "local machine" onedrive folder it automatically syncs up with my onedrive account in the cloud. So the same files are both on my home system and in the cloud. That works. I can log on thru my browser at the onedrive site and log on, copy and download files...upload thru the browser and it will also show up on my local harddrive....so that works too.

    The issue I'm having is if I use my metro tile screen, click on onedrive app, it opens up, I can see all the files in my onedrive account.....however if I right click while in app, then click upload it opens up my folder, I can pick the file I wish to upload and click "add to onedrive" nothing ever gets uploaded. No error message or anything, just nothing happens when using the app. No files ever show up or get uploaded. I can also pick a file using the onedrive app (from the cloud) and click download (to my local system), it allows me to pick the destination and hit OK, but I get an message " the file couldn't be saved" no matter where I decide to put it. So while onedrive is working for the most part if I bypass the windows 8 metro app, it is not working inside the app itself.

    Any ideas?

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    It seems to me that in order to upload a file from your PC to OneDrive you would need to add the file from "This PC" to OneDrive.

    "This PC" is part of the OneDrive App.

    I tried that and it uploaded the file to OneDrive instantly for me.

    I should ask, have you performed the update to Windows 8.1.1 yet because there are some fixes with that last update and I noticed that OneDrive seems to work much better after this update.
    Last edited by chev65; 13 Apr 2014 at 10:49.
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