1. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 14
    Windows 10 Home
       03 Aug 2016 #1

    OneDrive folders appear under my user folder in File Explorer


    I'm not sure when this happened (prior to my Anniversary update), but something has gone weird in File Explorer. When I view my user folder (from the left navigation of FE), the sub folders for Documents and Pictures shown aren't my local folders at all, but OneDrive folders.
    I can still see the local folders by navigating to Local Disk C:>Users> and finally to my user folder, but why do I need to go though all that? Why in the heck are OneDrive folders being shown in the user folder that is supposed to only show local content?
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,454
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       03 Aug 2016 #2

    Hello Mark,

    This is normal. The OneDrive folder in your user profile folder is where OneDrive stores/syncs a local copy of folders from your online OneDrive.

    OneDrive Selective Sync - Choose Folders in Windows 10
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  3. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 14
    Windows 10 Home
       03 Aug 2016 #3

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Mark,

    This is normal. The OneDrive folder in your user profile folder is where OneDrive stores/syncs a local copy of folders from your online OneDrive.

    OneDrive Selective Sync - Choose Folders in Windows 10
    I guess, but this definitely not how things were a couple of months ago. Thanks!
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,454
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       03 Aug 2016 #4

    In that case, please post a screenshot showing this to see if anything looks out of sort.

    In addition, you could use the method in the tutorial I posted about to select which OneDrive folders you want to sync on your PC.
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