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OneDrive not syncing in real time

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    OneDrive not syncing in real time


    Somewhere in the last few 8.1 updates, OneDrive sync has changed. It now does not autosync after updating/adding files in the OneDrive folder. Before, it would act like dropbox. It would autosync the folders almost immediately (usually within a few seconds). Now it apparently does not autosync at all. I just did a test of updating a file and deleting a folder. When I hover over the OneDrive icon in the tray, it displays "Files are up to date, last synced 10 minutes ago". If I click on the icon, and then click on sync, it will sync immediately and correctly. It is like whatever service that monitors the OneDrive folder is either not running or has been removed by Microsoft. Has anyone else noticed this problem, and if so, is there a fix? I can use OneDrive, but I have to remember to do a manual sync before I look for the changes on another computer.

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    Windows 8.1


    I'm just now trying to solve the same problem. I just posted a new thread. My Surface will sync automatically, but my PC must be done manually.
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