Windows 10: One Drive on 2 machines Solved

  1.    3 Weeks Ago #1

    One Drive on 2 machines


    I have 2 W10 (1803) machines and have put several folders and files on One Drive on my Desktop. When I boot my laptop those files do not appear in its One Drive. Same MS Account on each machine. I am new to One Drive and thought if I put stuff on OD on one machine it would appear on the second.

    What do I have to do to get this to happen?

    I share files and folders between the machines with no problem using standard file sharing techniques.

    Thank you.
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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #2

    On the desktop in onedrive folder there should be a icon next to folders and files what are the icons as that tells you if its in the cloud and if its been uploaded is onedrive running in the taskbar?
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  3.    3 Weeks Ago #3

    Thank you.

    There is no mention of One Drive on the task bar or in the Task Manager so I assume it is not running. I wonder what turned it off. Could it have happened with the upgrade to 1803 from 1709/

    Nor are there any icons by the files and folders, about 10, on the Desktop's One Drive folder. I must have something set up wrong so how do I correct it.

    Thanks again.
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  4.    3 Weeks Ago #4

    • Press the Windows + X key combinations to open the Quick Access menu. Select Command Prompt (Admin).
    • To install the OneDrive in Windows 10 64-bit, issue the following commands: %systemroot%\SysWOW64\OneDriveSetup.exe. ...
    • Upon completing the installation, restart the computer and you can then use OneDrive again.
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  5.    3 Weeks Ago #5

    Thank you very much. It took a step or two beyond that but things are working as I expected now.
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