1.    08 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 283
    Windows 10 Build 1703

    Unsyncing One Drive


    This afternoon I had a strange happening. When I turned on my machine and booted I got a message saying one of my Excel folders could not be synced with one drive. When I opened that file on my desktop, the calculations did not provided the latest and correct answers. I always have a pretty good idea of the range the answers should be in. They were way off. I had a backup of all my files on an external HD and thank goodness they were intact as far as I can tell.

    I want to keep a copy of the latest files on One Drive but I don't want them automatically synchronized. In otherwords, I want One Drive to behave a one huge HD that I read and write to when I choose to do so without synchronization.
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  2.    08 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    I'm in the ghetto
    Posts : 705
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Hi

    If you go to OneDrive settings you can set up selective sync. ie Choose what folders you want Onedrive to sync and what folders not to sync
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  3.    09 Sep 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 283
    Windows 10 Build 1703
    Thread Starter

    Thank you very much, Why Me.

    I am having trouble finding the One Drive settings you mention. Several places here on the web say I should right click on the One Drive Icon or the the White Cloud icon on the task bar to see the files to be synchronized. My task bar has neither of them. Is there another way to get to the settings?

    Thanks again.
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  4.    09 Sep 2015 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 283
    Windows 10 Build 1703
    Thread Starter

    I finally tried uninstalling and reinstalling Onedrive. That solved the problem.

    Quote Originally Posted by JJG10 View Post
    This afternoon I had a strange happening. When I turned on my machine and booted I got a message saying one of my Excel folders could not be synced with one drive. When I opened that file on my desktop, the calculations did not provided the latest and correct answers. I always have a pretty good idea of the range the answers should be in. They were way off. I had a backup of all my files on an external HD and thank goodness they were intact as far as I can tell.

    I want to keep a copy of the latest files on One Drive but I don't want them automatically synchronized. In otherwords, I want One Drive to behave a one huge HD that I read and write to when I choose to do so without synchronization.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


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