one drive on two computers: one nothing

  1. Posts : 66
    windows 10 professional

    one drive on two computers: one nothing

    I have two computers that are identical hardware builds and both started with the same windows 10 build too.
    one the first computer i was able to get one drive working from file explorer; on the second i was not able to do that. Meaning that on the second computer the one drive directory is empty. Moreover I can't get the one drive icon on the task manager.

    Frustrated. Please help. Thank you.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    #2

    Are both logged in with the same MS account?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3. Posts : 66
    windows 10 professional
    Thread Starter

    yes both are logged in with the same ms account
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4. Posts : 66
    windows 10 professional
    Thread Starter

    found this solution:


    Sorry for the delayed response.

    The issue could be due to OneDrive sync engine corruption. I suggest you to follow the steps and check if the issue persists.

    1. Press the Windows key + R to open the Run Window.
    2. In the Run Window enter the following: %localappdata%\Microsoft\OneDrive\onedrive.exe /reset
    3. Click OK. The OneDrive system tray icon on the desktop should disappear and re-appear after a minute or two.
    4. If the OneDrive system tray icon does not re-appear after a few minutes, do the following. In the Run Window Enter:

    OneDrive empty folders - Microsoft Community
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5. Posts : 66
    windows 10 professional
    Thread Starter

    Status now:

    both computers have one drive icons on task manager tray.
    with both computers i can drag files from my physical drive(s) to the directories on one drive.


    when I create or change a file on a physical drive there is not syncing with one drive. have to drag those files to the one drive folder.

    Similarly if I create or modify a file on one drive that file does not show up on the corresponding physical directory on either computer.

    what am i doing wrong??

      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    #6

    If yuo right click on onedrive in the taskbar you set what folders you want to sync checck you have folders included you want to sync
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  7. Posts : 66
    windows 10 professional
    Thread Starter

    yes. and it doesn't work. that is the problem.
    thank you!!
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  8. Posts : 66
    windows 10 professional
    Thread Starter

    and now there is a new error:

    Session "Cloud Files Diagnostic Event Listener" failed to start with the following error: 0xC0000022
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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