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One Drive question.

  1. #21


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    Windows 8.1


    Ok, since it was bugging me, I bit the bullet and created a MS account. I then activated OneDrive and it appears to work; however, that's as far as I go because I will not attempt to add any files:

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    Now I will reload my System Image from yesterday which will take about 3 minutes.

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  2. #22


    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    The right is my OneDrive folder tile, the left is the app tile:

    Attachment 40562

    clicking on either takes me to the respective location.
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  3. #23


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    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64


    Quote Originally Posted by my2cents View Post
    it appears to work
    It does work. The upgrade though renamed my (Windows 8.1) SkyDrive folder to SkyDrive.old and it then took 3 days to re-synch even though nothing had changed. I do have 60k small text files so it could be that. Even so it seems a bit slow - it is only 3GB.
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  4. #24


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    Windows 8.1


    @edwin and @adamf: That is the information that David was looking for (I believe) so I don't understand why you guys just didn't offer that information initially. Just to confirm that mine works, when you click on your OneDrive app, does it take you to the same screen as mine?
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  5. #25


    Quote Originally Posted by my2cents View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by HippsieGypsie View Post
    I'm assuming so because it's named OneDrive not SkyDrive.
    Oh, OK. That just goes to show how much I know about apps (see my avatar). Dummy me, I thought that OneDrive might have been available in Win 8.1 proper. Oh well... on with the show. Thanks for that advisement my friend.

    You or anyone else are not dumb for using a local account and not using a lot of MS services. That's simply your choice as it should be.

    I see MS peace-mealing the transformation to OneDrive. It's been changed in my WP8, but not on my tower PC. I think that will happen with the official release of the update 1.

    I wouldn't say you're a typical dinosaur, for you're willing to adapt to change if you so choose.
    Last edited by HippsieGypsie; 30 Mar 2014 at 08:12.
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  6. #26


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    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by adamf View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by my2cents View Post
    it appears to work
    It does work. The upgrade though renamed my (Windows 8.1) SkyDrive folder to SkyDrive.old and it then took 3 days to re-synch even though nothing had changed. I do have 60k small text files so it could be that. Even so it seems a bit slow - it is only 3GB.
    So we do have a notable difference; in that, I did a clean install of Windows 8.1. Good point!
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  7. #27


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    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64


    It does work - give me a minute and I'll add a screen print.
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  8. #28


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    Windows 8.1


    I wouldn't say you're a typical dinosaur, for you're willing to adapt to change if you so choose.
    Thank you Tony! OH crap, I left my webcam on...

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  9. #29


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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    ​Gotta jet guys! Can't be late for church! BBL
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  10. #30


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    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    ​Gotta jet guys! Can't be late for church! BBL
    Me too!
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