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  1. Fix the following security issue on OneDrive

    The file download links in the browser download history works after the user signs out of their Microsoft account. It looks like...the file download does not require user authentication.

    Consider this situation.....
    I am using a public PC. I login, download a personal file. Read it, delete the file permanently from the hard drive, logout and leave.

    Now some anonymous person uses the same PC. He can go to browser file download history. Of course the file is not in the PC Hard Drive any more. But if he clicks on the link in the download history, the file downloads.

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  2. Fix OneDrive

    The last two weeks or so the free space on my hard drive shrinks by about 4g bytes a day. I found files in the temp folder called aria-debugger that are around 40 g bytes each, and they keep getting bigger. I can't uninstall OneDrive, and disabling it doesn't stop the problem. As the files are constantly growing, they can't be erased, and even if they are erased, new ones are created. I understand that the last update had the bug in OneDrive. Please fix and advise.

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  3. SVN issues with on demand sync

    With the new client on fall creators update (the one with on demand sync) basically no SVN clients I've tried can see that a svn versioned folder is actually versioned.

    VS can, but them it has it own share of problems not opening some files inside a onedrive folder (when on demand is active).

    Even if I chose to make the folder always synced it makes no difference. The only think I tried that solved the problem was deactivating on demand syncing from the client altogether.

    For now I've had problems with Visual Studio and SVN clients opening files from…

    28 votes
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  4. Case-sensitive filesystem support for OneDrive sync. Seriously, it's past 1985... Wake up!

    Case-sensitive filesystem support for OneDrive sync, on Mac. Time to get in this millennium!

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  5. Fix syncing folder shared from another organization

    It is about error as described in this Technet post:
    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/751f0245-9b76-4494-af35-bad00a3591f7/syncing-folder-shared-from-another-organization-in-onedrive-for-business?forum=onlineservicessharepoint

    The Sync Client throws an error when trying to sync shared folder from another organization.
    It is saying, "Sorry, OneDrive can't add your folder right now" & "Sorry, you might not have permissions for this folder, or it may belong to another organization".

    It actually IS from another organization, but it was shared with me, and I can access it in browser.

    Sync Client version 17.3.6799.0327 (which should be the newest version as I am writing this).

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  6. OneDrive Sync Client Preview Bug: syncs files with Read Only mode

    I am currently evaluating OneDrive Sync Client Preview from this link: http://aka.ms/sposyncpreview

    One issue that I want to report, the synced file in local computer drive has become Read-Only mode, only on particular synced document library.

    I was trying to sync 2 SharePoint Document Libraries, in which all of them I have access as "Full Control". One of the locally synced document libraries, has its icon on all files and folders set to green padlock (read-only) instead of green checkmark. It's due to Write permission set to Deny automatically by OneDrive Sync Client Preview, although I have Full Control permission…

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  7. hidden/system folder or drive full causes OneDrive to crash and re-sync everything!

    When the OneDrive Client (windows 10) hits a folder it can't read (such as the System Volume Information on drives mounted as folders) it crashes and makes you have to re-configure and re-sync everything. It also does that if the drive it works on is full. After re-sync, it re enables all folders, even the ones you did not want to sync, causing even more problems.

    It will sit for hours and hours "processing changes" before letting me uncheck folders or actually syncing again.

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  8. improve video streaming

    I have noticed for a while now that video streaming via my OneDrive is, to put it mildly, horrible. Not just my account but also the experience on other family accounts too. Videos I have recorded with my Windows Phone are uploaded and shared to family. Either via the web, the onedrive app on mobile devices and my Xbox One, there is constant buffering. This experience is the same on difference types of quality connections (100/15 residential & 50/12 commercial)

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  9. Make opening Office files from OneDrive asynchronous, i.e. non-blocking

    When opening an Office document from OneDrive (doesn't matter if Business or regular), it is tried to dynamically update the document from the server (i.e. SharePoint). This works well when you don't have an internet connection (the offline document is used) or if you have an internet connection.

    Things get ugly fast if your connection is slow (e.g. mobile) or laggy or bad in general. I have had PowerPoint/Word lock up multiple times in front of customers because they were either saving to SharePoint (modal dialog popup with none-saying progress bar) or the logos of the applications were "loading" forever…

    24 votes
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  10. Improve the quality of the preview

    I know bandwidth is all, but the quality of a pdf preview or the streaming of a video from OneDrive is at the moment so lousy, that it can not be used.
    PDF word previews can not be read at all. Download and open - perfect. Same with the videos.
    So if you can't handle the bandwidth, don't offer it. But if you offer it, make it that way, that it can be used!

    Nevertheless - good progress in development within the last month!
    BR, Fritz

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  11. Offline/online

    Now it appears that when I right-clicks folder and make it available online or offline only this experience is not very smooth. Sometimes I make a folder available online only but some sub folders and files are still offline unless I change them explicitly again. Same apply to offline only folders. Not an ideal user experience. Please fix it.

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  12. Please remove 20,000 file limit

    You MUST remove the 20,000 file limit.

    It's the only reason I don't fully switch from google drive!

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  13. Files On-Demand status icons not working correctly

    The Files On-Demand syncing seems to be working correctly, but the status icons displayed are often inaccurate.

    Most often it will show 'Sync pending' when OneDrive in the notification area says it's 'Up to date', even when every file/folder inside that folder is showing the same status.

    Another instance is the status will show as 'Available on this device', but right-clicking the folder will correctly show a check mark next to 'Always keep on this device' on the right-click menu.

    Lastly, I'm not sure if this is intended, but I set one folder as 'Always keep on this device' and…

    22 votes
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  14. Video shows black screen on Android OneDrive app

    When I play videos one the Android OneDrive app it just shows a black screen. The sound works fine. Everything is up to date and the video is a mp4 (This problem extends to all videos in various formats).
    I'm using a OnePlus 3T (Oreo), but it seems that there are many people with different phones with this problem according to a quick search.

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  15. Cannot Download Single Item From Search Results

    When doing a search in a browser it won't let me download a single file from the results. I have to select 2 files and then the download option appears.

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  16. Enable placeholder files so they exist on the cloud, but locally is only a placeholder/shortcut

    Agreed, on my Surface 64gb HDD, with all apps and syncing Onedrive leaves me with only 18gb. I wish I could 'See' all the files in the OneDrive Folder, but they be shortcuts. (icon for local, icon for file on the cloud), Not the actual file. If I ever double click it to run it or copy it elsewhere, it should then bring up a 'downloading' progress bar and then download it locally. Let me make my edits, then sync the changes. Offer a right click menu option to take it off local after edits, yet still see the shortcut…

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  17. OneDrive doesn't keep settings for external HDD

    If OneDrive folder is on external HDD, the OneDrive app resets settings every time after external HDD was ejected. Each time I plug in external HDD I'm forced to setup OneDrive folder and other settings as first time. It very annoys. Please fix it: give user a choice to keep settings for ejected HDD or reset if he wants.

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  18. "Processing Changes" - This has not been fixed, syncs are not working!

    Please fix the "processing changes" error. This occurred after there was a sync error. Multiple users have been reporting this issue and it remains a major issue for multiple users.

    I have already unlinked / re-installed OneDrive. Please work on the syncs Microsoft, this is not acceptable.

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  19. Add Tanzania as a country when asking to verify phone numbers prior to sharing directories

    I suggest you add Tanzania as a country when asking to verify a phone number prior to trying to share directories. It is not included in the list!!

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  20. Multiple files Download Option

    I have been using One Drive for Business which comes with Microsoft Office 365 University subscription. I have bunch of files that I uploaded from University computer lab sometimes I have to download it from anyother computer.

    I found that Microsoft One Drive does not support for multiple file download which is very frustrating and non sense. It took me a lot of time to download single file.

    I request Microsoft to have such option that user can download multiple file I think after Yahoo Microsoft will be the next that will going to be sold.

    Apart from one drive…

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