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  • Having problems with OneDrive Files on Demand? “OneDrive cannot connect to Windows.” The bug isn’t just in Win10 version 2004

    Posted on July 4th, 2020 at 09:01 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    On Thursday, Microsoft posted a warning entitled Issues using OneDrive Files On-Demand on some devices after updating to Windows 10, version 2004.

    Long and short of it:

    some older devices or devices with certain older apps installed that use legacy file system filter drivers might be unable to connect to OneDrive via the OneDrive app. Affected devices might not be able to download new Files On-Demand or open previously synced/downloaded files.

    @WStjdavis2768 hit the same bug last week. Martin Brinkmann wrote about the  bug yesterday.

    Here’s the cute part: I’m seeing reports that the bug isn’t limited to Win10 version 2004. Other, older versions of Windows apparently trigger the same error.

    I have no idea why. Do you?