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  1.    04 Oct 2017 #20
    Join Date : Jan 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro (32-bit) 16299.15

    Quote Originally Posted by slicendice View Post
    Yes it has downloaded an update. Reboot and it should start by default. If not then manually install that one from the location you found.
    I've Restarted a couple of times and it hasn't changed.

    One curious thing the version numbers:
    In C:\Users\{Username}\AppData\Local\Microsoft\OneDrive\Update\Update.xml
    , it says:
    Code:
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <root>
      <update minapplicable="16.0.0.0" maxapplicable="17.9.9999.9999" currentversion="17.3.6998.0830" rescan="1440" throttle="100">
        <binary url="https://oneclient.sfx.ms/Win/Prod/17.3.6998.0830/OneDriveSetup.exe" sha256hash="Yr6bOGqbvLj4RpBcTia4kfU7ajLYx3j/0tTTaLDOc/Q=" sha1hash="XPsJDRnSljVfb/Nhw5hIRGw5r5o=" />
      </update>
    </root>
    But when I look at the Settings Cog in Onedrive itself, and look at About, it reports the older version:
    Name:  VM_OnedriveVersion.png
Views: 429
Size:  8.7 KB

    I wonder if the update.xml is fooling the computer into thinking it has the later version (perhaps in 16296, or downloaded soon after I installed it) but 16299.15 put the older version in place without changing or deleting update.xml?
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  2.    04 Oct 2017 #21
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 5,841
    Windows10

    As I said earlier, you have to thoroughly uninstall it using a tool like Revo Uninstaller - onedrivesetup gets confused when you use the standard uninstaller, as it leaves to much detritus in the registry.

    Also, you have to be joined to Insider Programme. I discovered if you leave the Programme, Files on Demand are not available EVEN if you are running version 7010. Interestingly, if you rejoin, the FOD option comes back i.e. option of FOD ONLY APPEARS TO INSIDERS.
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  3.    04 Oct 2017 #22
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Posts : 1,391
    Windows 10 Pro (32-bit) 16299.15

    Quote Originally Posted by Me View Post
    In C:\Users\{Username}\AppData\Local\Microsoft\OneDrive\Update\Update.xml
    , it says:
    Code:
    .. currentversion="17.3.6998.0830"
    But when I look at the Settings Cog in Onedrive itself, and look at About, it reports the older version:

    I wonder if the update.xml is fooling the computer into thinking it has the later version (perhaps in 16296, or downloaded soon after I installed it) but 16299.15 put the older version in place without changing or deleting update.xml?
    ... so I deleted the C:\Users\{Username}\AppData\Local\Microsoft\OneDrive\Update folder (actually I renamed it) and Restarted.

    Result=success! Or at least it seems so. After the Restart it then downloaded a new version of Onedrive and placeholders appeared. (Of course I can't prove this wouldn't have happened anyway.)

    It was a VM with no user data so it was fairly low risk for me, but if it works for others it feels simpler than using Revo.

    I was already an Insider so I don't think that was the original cause of the issue, however I did a bit more testing and get the same behaviour as this:
    Quote Originally Posted by cereberus View Post
    I discovered if you leave the Programme, Files on Demand are not available EVEN if you are running version 7010.
    I left the programme on the VM and the placeholder icons disappeared, the same as cereberus found.
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  4.    04 Oct 2017 #23
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 5,841
    Windows10

    Quote Originally Posted by DavidY View Post
    ... so I deleted the C:\Users\{Username}\AppData\Local\Microsoft\OneDrive\Update folder (actually I renamed it) and Restarted.

    Result=success! Or at least it seems so. After the Restart it then downloaded a new version of Onedrive and placeholders appeared. (Of course I can't prove this wouldn't have happened anyway.)

    It was a VM with no user data so it was fairly low risk for me, but if it works for others it feels simpler than using Revo.

    I was already an Insider so I don't think that was the original cause of the issue, however I did a bit more testing and get the same behaviour as this:

    I left the programme on the VM and the placeholder icons disappeared, the same as cereberus found.
    Nice solution - also you have confirmed at least for now you need to stay in Insider Programme. I guess the one drive app switches off the FOD if it detects you are not running an Insider version. It would be great to know if this is hard coded in Onedrive exe file, or via a registry entry for example?
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  5.    06 Oct 2017 #24
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 8
    W10Pro64_1607

    I thought that version with Files On-Demand feature will be preinstalled in RTM build of Fall Creators Update. Not insider here :)
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  6.    06 Oct 2017 #25
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,174
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by AnimaliX View Post
    I thought that version with Files On-Demand feature will be preinstalled in RTM build of Fall Creators Update. Not insider here
    It will be when released on October 17th 2017. It's just currently only available to Insiders until then.
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  7.    4 Weeks Ago #26
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 8
    W10Pro64_1607

    ...well nothing happened in release day and day after so here is manual download for v17.3.7073

    https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?linkid=851311
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  8.    4 Weeks Ago #27
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,174
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040
    Thread Starter

    Yep, the download is in the yellow Tip box at the top of the tutorial.
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