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  1. Fix "a newer version is installed" and OneDrive failure to launch with version mismatch with roaming profiles

    Please fix compatibility issues with Roaming Profiles

    Scenario 1 – can’t install NGSC on a second computer after update

    The automatic update not only updates the OneDrive.exe in the local profile, but also the registry, which roams with the user. When the user logs onto a new computer and NGSC tries to run OneDriveSetup for the user, it sees the registry key and delivers a message saying a newer version is installed. By deleting HKCU\Software\Microsoft\OneDrive, NGSC will install.

    Scenario 2 – registry version mismatch between updated and non-updated OneDrive.exe when roaming

    If NGSC installs for the user on a second…

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    10 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. implement the feature enabling to restrict internal file share.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■件名 : 内部ユーザー同士の共有を制限したい

    ■内容: OneDrive for Business において、テナント内のユーザー間のファイルの共有を制限したい。社内のユーザー間であっても、安易に共有が行われてしまうことによって漏洩のリスクが高まります。管理者によってい制御ができるよう、テナント内のユーザー同士のファイル共有を制限する機能を要望します。

    I am thinking of sharing the files among the users of OneDrive for Business's tenant. At this moment, there is a possibility that the data leak might be caused by a simple share even within company user, and therefore I hope the feature to be available that could enable to make a limit on the file share among the users of a tenant so that an admin could execute the restriction for shared files.

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  3. Please stop automatically creating folders (like attachments, pictures, documents) in my OneDrive.

    It is so annoying, every time i delete the folders, it pops up again. If i need a folder, i will make it myself. This is the only thing that keeps me from making OneDrive my top cloud storage solution.

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  4. Sorting

    I find the sorting in this app hard to use. Id like to be able to sort by date created. Also, it would be great to be able to choose a date for an album. I have recently been creating loads of albums with my photos and the date I made the album is not necessarily going to be the same date as the event I've created an album of. Id like to be able to choose a date, in which the event happened, so albums sort in a logical order.

    Cheers

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  5. Managing deleted One Drive (Sharepoint Document) files

    We have multiple users connected one SharePoint site and we use this sites to share documents. Due to our operational requirements we need to keep our files in the desktop PC. Therefore all the users in the organization we keep our files in the PC using OneDrive client.

    The issue is when a file get deleted from one end its effecting all other users in the network by moving all the deleted files to their desktop recycle bin. Which creates huge space of deleted files and make all the users to clean their recycle bin quite often. (For us avg…

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  6. Duplicates

    Can an option be added in OneDrive to identify duplicate files I.e. When you have uploaded the same photo more than once but it's in different folders. This was a useful tool in Picasa and would be great if it could be incorporated into OneDrive. You should have the option to check and delete the duplicate.

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  7. Add timeline to Photos View for quicker navigation

    At the moment its difficult to scroll to a particular date of interest. It would help if a timeline was available to speed up this process. For example see timeline on the left of the page in new (as of May 2015) Camera Roll in Flickr.

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  8. OneDrive Auto Save Tab for Business Accounts

    Could you please provide an Auto Save tab for OneDrive business accounts. I have a PC that is my business only PC, but I do not get the Auto Save tab, like I do with a personal account. I do not want to save anything on my local drive!

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  9. Enterprise level management of OneDrive using GPO

    I suggest you make OneDrive more “enterprise ready”. We are in the planning stages for moving user documents to OneDrive but there are glaring limitations compared to using Windows based local shares. Here is a list of requirements if we were to seek out a 1:1 match for what we do now:


    1. Make all OneDrive settings controllable via GPO. Without it, deployment is a non-starter given the number of workstations that we need to visit.


    2. Use a folder redirection method to access OneDrive as the default. Sync should be secondary. This will solve a few problems. One is with shared…

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  10. Fix "Shared with Me" 'Duplicates' in View

    In OneDrive for Business today the Shared with Me view is at times difficult to follow for some users and results in 'duplicate' entries.

    Here is the simple scenario for Users1 and Users2:

    In User2 Documents folder create the following simple structure where the names are self-describing:

    Documents\FolderSharedEditwithUser1

    Documents\FolderSharedEditwithUser1\FileOwnedByUser2SharedEditwithUser1

    Documents\FolderSharedEditwithUser1\FileOwnedByUser2SharedViewwithUser1

    After a while the Crawler will re-index the User1 Shared with Me view. In addition to showing the primary entry:

    FolderSharedEditwithUser1

    It…

    81 votes
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  11. OCR function for PDF

    The whole OCR function for PDFs would be great. In that case I would definitely work directly within OneDrive.

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  12. Support for embedding video

    Now we can embed on website/blog our documents, presentation, txt file, photos, exe file (!)... but we CAN'T embed our own video!

    I think, that is not a technical problem, but fear before pirating films - ofcourse, it is important, but lock a embeding function is not a good way to fight with pirats.

    Please, add option to embedding our own video.

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  13. Please fix MIcrosoft update bug...

    OneDrive creates a temp file called aria-debugger. It's huge...40 g bytes, and keeps growing, grabbing all the free space on the hard drive.

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  14. Prevent ODB users from emptying the second stage recycling bin

    My understanding is that when a document is deleted from a document library it goes into Trash for 93 days. After this 93 days documents get moved to the second stage recycling bin for a further 93 days. Therefore a deleted document is only truly deleted after 186 days (unless someone empties the recycling bin manually). The second stage recycling bin is only accessible by site collection administrators.

    This is all well and good but what about OneDrive for business recycling bins. They follow the same policy 93 + 93 days, but in this instance the user is a Site…

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  15. Regarding time zone settings of personal site

    I would like a function that allows administrators to either batch-set the time zones of individual user's personal sites or to synchronize the site time zone with the location information in the user profile. We have a lot of users who arent overly knowledgeable about computers and thus our administrators are spending a lot of their time responding to related inquiries. There surely are a lot of companies whos employees are usually all working in the same region, and so it`s quite inconvenient to have te time zone by default set to PST and every employee having to…

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  16. Slow download speed.

    I have 1888 pictures and it's taken 24 hours to get to number 464. The wifi is strong here so that couldn't be the problem. Faster downloads speed.

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  17. Add the auto tags back to source source files (my offline copies)

    The auto tags feature is great!! I love it so much, I would love it to actually write those tags back to my offline copies of the files so that as I work with them in Lightfoot, WLPG or, really anything but onedrive.com, that same metadata is available.

    This would need to be configurable on/ off as I'm sure some people don't want you messing with their pictures.

    This supports the idea of truly portable files that are the same no matter where or how I look at them.

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  18. Allow the sync client to store files on network drives

    This was already posted (http://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/262982-onedrive/suggestions/6329917-update-onedrive-for-business-to-sync-with-a-netw?page=1&per_page=20) and 241 people voted for it, but the deadly "Declined" status make the idea ineligible for support from the community, even though two pages of comments suggest there is a need for this feature. The fact is, businesses (including education organizations) have limited local storage and users that roam all over campus. We can't even use the sync client if it only stores files locally.

    In addition, MS has not just opted to not develop this option, it's actively disabled some of the "creative" ideas people suggested to make this work. That's frustrating.

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  19. Allow OneDrive to sync to a folder that already exists

    This would be helpful in a corporate environment so that you could redirect your user folders to your OneDrive for business folder (Desktop / Documents / ETC) with GPO and have them sync their user files to the cloud automatically. Then in the case of a lost/Stolen and possibly Cryptolocked laptop you can retrieve the users files without effecting their ability to use them when not in the office.

    A previous version actually allowed for this to work, however the newest version (17.3.6381.0405) stops you from using a folder that already exists.

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  20. Possibility to customise the invitation mail with my company brand and send the invitation mail from my company mail account.

    Customers need to brand the Invitation mail with logos...
    e.g. a bank could not send inviations from/with microsoft logos and from a microsoft mail address.

    The mail should be branded with customer-logos and sent from a customer mail address.

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