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  • Another OneDrive problem caused by poor documentation

    Posted on May 17th, 2021 at 01:02 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

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    Fred Langa

    By Fred Langa

    Microsoft’s OneDrive service can be excellent, but it also can be frustratingly hard to use to its fullest, impeded by documentation that’s sparse, scattered, and incomplete.

    For example, OneDrive has three very different ways of handling your files, but only one — and it’s not the default — leaves behind a permanent, fully normal, local copy on your hard drive!

    None of this is explained in OneDrive’s “getting started” documentation or in its top-level help files — but is explained in today’s column.

    Read the full story in the AskWoody Plus Newsletter 18.18.0 (2021-05-17).