Very strange desktop on completely fresh install


  1. Posts : 99
    Windows 10 pro
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    Very strange desktop on completely fresh install


    Hi
    I just re-installed win10 pro on to my X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING-CF PC
    when it booted to desktop I had several files that I recognised from my old setup on the desktop.
    Then I noticed that they seemed to be updating from the cloud as they had the same symbols you get next to onedrive items.
    arrows and clouds etc so I checked my onedrive but these particular items were not in onedrive!

    So one item was a txt file that was a note from a stickie. So I wondered if the new windows stickies are being stored on the cloud?
    the other few items were snip and sketch images that I had taken on my old setup.

    So I'm assuming that these are also stored in the cloud.

    Can anyone confirm this for me as it was something I was unaware of!

    Thanks

    Mike
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    Posts : 909
    Windows 10 Pro
       #2

    Did you do a clean install (complete delete of all partitions on the target system drive)?

    Was any other drive/device connected during install?

    Did you use a Microsoft account during the installation ?

    "Cloud" - Which cloud service? Note that OneDrive auto starts on a new install, sop if you're logged-on with a Microsoft account ....
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  3. Posts : 99
    Windows 10 pro
    Thread Starter
       #3

    idgat said:
    Did you do a clean install (complete delete of all partitions on the target system drive)?

    No I didn't ! I don't re-install often and when I've done it before I remember that you just had to select a drive and it would then warn you that it was going to be formatted. But this time I had to select a partition and the only one it would allow was the windows partition. I was unsure about this but assumed it would all be formatted anyway?
    Was any other drive/device connected during install? -- NO

    Did you use a Microsoft account during the installation ? YES

    "Cloud" - Which cloud service? Note that OneDrive auto starts on a new install, sop if you're logged-on with a Microsoft account ....
    I haven't got any cloud service other than OneDrive.

    Thanks
      My Computer


 

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