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Windows 7: OneDrive Icon

03 Apr 2014   #1
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 
OneDrive Icon

Hi Folks,

Any idea why my OneDrive icons on my PC differ from the one one my Taskbar. ?

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03 Apr 2014   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Which windows theme are you using ?
You might see if there's a difference switching to a aero theme ?
Cheers.
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03 Apr 2014   #3
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Hi,
Which windows theme are you using ?
Cheers.
Windows Classic.
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03 Apr 2014   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
That's what it looked like,
Did you switch to an aero theme and boot to test ?
I don't have Onedrive desktop to test with possibly GregRocker will appear and compare his icon,
Cheers.
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03 Apr 2014   #5
gregrocker

 

Mine look the same. I think it reverses (appears white) if its on a dark background. Otherwise its blue. But as suggested it could change with some themes.

IMO Classic is ugly. Win7 is way too beautiful to waste on Classic Soviet-era-file-cabinet theme.
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03 Apr 2014   #6
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Thank for both replys. I tried other themes, the icon stayed white.
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03 Apr 2014   #7
gregrocker

 

Probably because the task bar is deemed to be dark, so it reverses on there.
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13 Apr 2014   #8
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

A simple explanation:

There are two kind of OneDrives, the normal one you get free with each Microsoft email account (7 GB), and the OneDrive for Business (former SkyDrive Pro) you get with Office 365 Business edition subscriptions (25 GB per each user included in subscription).

Both show by default a blue icon in Explorer, in Notification area the basic OneDrive has a white icon and the OneDrive for Business a blue one. See screenshot below, #1 = OneDrive and #2 = OneDrive for Business.
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Kari


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13 Apr 2014   #9
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Good info Kari, thanks.
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13 Apr 2014   #10
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

You are welcome .
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