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Windows 7: SkyDrive Explorer: exactly what you'd expect

05 Nov 2009   #1

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SkyDrive Explorer: exactly what you'd expect

SkyDrive Explorer is exactly what you'd expect: a plugin that puts the Windows Live SkyDrive service (25GB of free online storage) right in your Windows Explorer.

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05 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Nice find slimy.
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05 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 64

Have been running this a couple of days now. Works quite well.
1. No drive letter assigned to the drive = problems with synchronizers/backup software.
2. Cannot open the files directly from the Skydrive window, you have to copy them to your computer first.
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05 Nov 2009   #4
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04

Wont trust a program that isn't from Microsoft, to access my skydrive. :S
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05 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

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05 Nov 2009   #6

Win7 RC

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGamer View Post
Wont trust a program that isn't from Microsoft, to access my skydrive. :S
I feel the same way but this is way cool.
Why should we trust this program?
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05 Nov 2009   #7

Windows 10 Tech Preview 9926 x64

Well, I installed it, but it keeps crashing explorer.exe, probably because I am using a custom theme. Good idea though.
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07 Nov 2009   #8

Windows Vista Business / Windows 7 Ultimate

installed it but when i open it, my files arent even there. lol
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12 Nov 2009   #9

Windows 7 64bit

I had the same experience as Jordus; my files didn't show. The option that Airbot mentions above works great!
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