Articles tagged: OneDrive
OneDrive is a surprisingly powerful service that many people overlook or don’t understand. I’ll review six ways you can leverage OneDrive.
How to back up Windows using its own built-in tools in eight easy steps. Four bonus steps handle Microsoft’s plans to retire one of those tools.
The “Always keep on this device” feature has misled people into deleting and losing important files. Here’s why, and what to do instead.
OneDrive tries to make it easy to back up important folders, but at the cost of making some things very confusing.
There are additional protections for your data if your machine becomes infected with a form of malware known as ransomware.
Cloud storage is ubiquitous, convenient, and BIG. There are options if OneDrive is too big for your hard drive.
All cloud data threats boil down to one of two things. I’ll review them and lay out what you need to do to keep your data is safe in the cloud.
Depending on how you use your word processing program, you may be able to find a good, free alternative to Word.
There are a couple of ways to delete files from OneDrive without deleting them from your PC: move them or stop using OneDrive.
Yes, OneDrive could get hacked. So can any online service. The real question is, how likely is it, and are there other things we should be worrying about instead?
You can safely delete setup files after you’ve set up the corresponding software, but only if you do something important first.
OneDrive can be used for many things, but one of the most valuable is ongoing online backup.
Backing up your computer is critical to avoiding data loss. I’ll look at what it means and give a suggestion for typical users.
Using OneDrive is up to you — but here’s why I absolutely recommend it.
If you’re using OneDrive for your regular work, its Recycle Bin provides an extra layer of backup and protection.
Windows assumes it knows where you want your OneDrive folder. If you want it somewhere else, it’s easy to move.
I’m slowly switching to OneDrive because I realized there was a fundamental difference between Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online.