1.    19 Jun 2017 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 70
    Windows 10 Fall Creators Update 64-bit

    OneDrive - 2 Files Constantly Being Synced


    Hi. I have this annoying issue that I'm hoping someone can help me with.

    After I recently did a reinstall of Windows 10 I accidently chose in the beginning that OneDrive should synchronize my pictures and documents folders. Once I noticed this I changed the save-path for new pictures and documents to My PC instead of OneDrive and deleted the added documents and pictures folders. Now, I have this blue recycle icon on my OneDrive all the time, and if I right click and hit properties I can see that 2 files are in OneDrive with 96 bytes. If I open the folder nothing is found, not even if I click on "show hidden items". The onedrive icon in the system tray is normal and says "updated", it's only in the file explorer that I can see this issue.

    So far I've tried restarting onedrive, resetting the app entirely, removed my account link to it, gone to my online storage and deleted everything in all subfolders (recycle bin, recently used etc), but no dice. Everytime it runs it finds those two files and starts to synchronize... I want them gone. I think it's somewhere in my system, but I have no idea where to look. The recycle bin is empty.
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  2.    20 Jun 2017 #2
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 70
    Windows 10 Fall Creators Update 64-bit
    Thread Starter

    A day later it's now fixed. Yay! I now have a green check mark over it in file explorer and my ADD can finally rest. If anyone is curious how I fixed it, or if anyone sees this thread and are wondering how to fix it, just let it sync. Yes that's right, it can take days, but eventually it will turn green.
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