Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Onedrive, The Cloud , Confused

25 May 2015   #21
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

After sorting the OneDrive folder I tried the following:

1- Created TrySync folder under C:\Users\Gokhan\Documents
2- Created some subfolders and couple of txt files inside TrySync
3- Created shortcuts for TrySync folder, a txt file and a subfolder on desktop
4- Moved TrySync to under C:\Users\Gokhan\OneDrive
5- Created symbolic link:
Code:
C:\Users\Gokhan\Documents>mklink /d TrySync C:\Users\Gokhan\OneDrive\TrySync
symbolic link created for TrySync <<===>> C:\Users\Gokhan\OneDrive\TrySync
6- Checked shortcut path of TrySync folder and it still shows - C:\Users\Gokhan\Documents\TrySync
7- Other shortcuts on desktop work
8- All changes are synced to OneDrive cloud
9- Accessed TrySync from laptop, changed a file, added another file and all synced back to desktop
10- Created a library for TrySync link (C:\Users\Gokhan\Documents) under Documents and all is good.

So, what I proposed on post #11 works. There is only 1 copy in harddisk (OneDrive folder), sync works perfectly and as far as OS is concerned synced folder/files are still in C:\Users\Gokhan\Documents\TrySync


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
Reply

 Onedrive, The Cloud , Confused




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
The new OneDrive API
Source: https://blog.onedrive.com/the-new-onedrive-api/?wt.mc_id=social_TW-OD_OD-API_facebook
News
the cloud is not a real cloud - Daily Mail
During all the celeb hysteria about leaked pics a coupla months ago, UK paper the Daily Mail felt the need to explain to readers that the cloud is not an actual cloud. See pic from Surely the Daily Mail canā
Chillout Room
Confused about the use of cloud drives
I am very confused about the use of cloud drives. Tons of commercial cloud drive service are now available. I am currently trying dropbox, iCloud (Apple), google drive, etc. I am not storing much files in these drives. What I understand is that if I want to buy 1 tb space in DropBox, my...
General Discussion
OneDrive delivers unlimited cloud storage to Office 365 subscribers
Source...
News
Sync, Backup and Store your Files to the Cloud with OneDrive
Keep your files backed-up and synching together across all of your devices using OneDrive Desktop App for Windows which offers 15gb free cloud storage for each Windows Live/Hotmail/Outlook ID and sells more for cheap. It can be as easy as dragging anything you want backed up into OneDrive...
Backup and Restore


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:15.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App