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  1. Not "Up to date"

    OneDrive says "Up to date" when it is not (i.e. when I have moved files/folders on a second synced laptop). Is my only option to exit and restart? Why isn't there one button to do this (exit & restart) instead of me having to right click, exit; Are you sure? yes; go to windows, all programs, one drive; additional popup. Ugh.

    Even though this only happens infrequently, it seems like such a simple fix.

    3 votes
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  2. give me the ability to disable screen capture on OneDrive

    I prefer using Greenshot as my screen capture program as it allows me more flexibility on what I want to do with my screen captures. As of now, whenever I launch Greenshot, Windows tells me another program already has the "Shift + Prtsc" key, since OneDrive automatically launches on startup.

    Appreciate your consideration of my idea.

    9 votes
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  3. After halfway through downloading a video on Onedrive it tells me sorry cant upload video.....etc.

    Why does it keep doing this i am connected to the internet and my files are on my desktop whats up

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  4. 1 vote
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  5. 4 votes
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  6. clearly indicate difference between one drive and one drive for business

    This got better for a while, I have OneDrive personal with a MS account and OneDrive for business with an Office365 account.
    When one of my passwords get lost or changes (power fail this morning) I get an anonymous prompt and I have no idea which OneDrive I am putting he password for.

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  7. 1 vote
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  8. 1 vote
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  9. add sync exception for folders

    add sync exception for folders so some subfolders of a synced folder will not be synced to the cloud. for example I need to sync the 'my documents' folder, but qq and wechat forcefully store their programd data in this folder so as long as I have these I'm apps open I have to always sync tons of useless data.

    52 votes
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  10. show how to get rid of one drive CORRECTLY !

    Your directions to shut off onedrive are wrong

    2 votes
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  11. 1 vote
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  12. Have OneDrive stay collapsed.

    As it stands now when one opens File Explorer in Windows 10, the new ODB client expands down so if you have dozens of folders in your ODB sync folder you can only see ODB and no other folders or resources on the PC. I click arrow to collapse it but the very next time I open File Explorer it's expanded out again. It's quite arrogant for MS to assume we want to work nowhere bu tin ODB folders.

    39 votes
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  13. Allow upload throttling

    Ever since the default option of batch uploading to "increase speed" was introduced, myself along with thousands of other users have suffered with OneDrive bringing home internet services to a stop.
    This was easily resolved by unticking the box for batch uploads
    Since the newer builds have been released, this is now no longer an option and every time I wish to upload data, my internet stops

    Please fix this as it is completely unacceptable. Dropbox and Google drive don't cause issues like this!

    12 votes
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  14. No mater how !

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    3 votes
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  15. Why keep limiting the file size?

    Many users have to keep disks images which are larger than that. Neighter my VM with ridiculous 10GB are possible to sync. Why do that? This could be a limitation for free account users, but not paid accounts.

    5 votes
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  16. Colaberation

    I've had the cloud since SkyDrive, from 7 to 8.1 to 10 three times and then got Office, upgraded from 2003 to 2007 to 2013 to 2016, how many versions does that make,...? and on 3 pc's since I have a desktop and 2 laptops, after all, they were notebooks that were mobile long before Tablets, right! Now I have a one drive on line thru live, that says 1TB, and 4 on my Reseted refreshed windows 10, . I'm afraid to connect since I have had issues of losing music and photos in the past not to mention Office…

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  17. Open in desktop apps other than Office from browser (Adobe for PDF, etc...)

    Other cloud services (Dropbox) currently offer this feature to users accessing files from web while running desktop service in background.

    As much as I enjoy using Office programs, I don't want to open/convert every PDF file in Word.

    Why should YOU integrate nonproprietary software in YOUR service?

    Because it simplifies workflow without disrupting pre-existing preferences, keeping YOUR service inserted in the process.

    Consider PDF format, a prime Adobe market that Office products don't target directly: Why force users to adopt something different when you can easily insert a Microsoft service into something they already do? Don't compete for Adobe's market,…

    7 votes
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  18. 1 vote
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  19. Não informa quando um arquivo é atualizado. Dropbox informa na hora. Vamos ajeitar isso.

    Não informa quando um arquivo é atualizado. Dropbox informa na hora. Vamos ajeitar isso.

    2 votes
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  20. 渣到死,云同步很久了也没反应。是已经上传完也在网上找不到。

    Slag to die, cloud synchronization for a long time did not react. Has been uploaded to the Internet can not find.

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