Articles tagged: OneDrive
How Should I Back Up When Traveling?
Backing up while on the road can be a challenge. I’ll review what’s practical and how to keep your data safe.
How Do I Back Up My Computer?
Backing up your computer is critical to avoiding data loss but can seem complicated. I’ll give a suggestion for typical users.
Is OneDrive a Backup?
OneDrive is a powerful tool, but thinking of it as a backup can take you down a dangerous path.
How Do I Disable OneDrive in Office 365?
OneDrive can be useful, and it can be annoying. It’s on by default, but it’s not terribly difficult to decouple or turn off.
Five Reasons I Went All-in With Dropbox
Knowing how you use online storage will help you choose the correct provider with the correct set of features at an appropriate price.
Half a Dozen Uses for 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 10 (& 11)
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.
Why “Always Keep on this Device” Doesn’t
The “Always keep on this device” feature has misled people into deleting and losing important files. Here’s why, and what to do instead.
Why Is My OneDrive Full?
OneDrive tries to make it easy to back up important folders, but at the cost of making some things very confusing.
How to Protect Your Cloud Storage and Backups from Ransomware
There are additional protections for your data if your machine becomes infected with a form of malware known as ransomware.
What if My OneDrive is Too Big for My Hard Drive?
Cloud storage is ubiquitous, convenient, and BIG. There are options if OneDrive is too big for your hard drive.
The Two Types of Cloud Data Threats and How You Protect Yourself
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.
Are the Free Microsoft Office Alternatives for Windows 10 Any Good?
Depending on how you use your word processing program, you may be able to find a good, free alternative to Word.
How Do I Delete Files From OneDrive, but Not My Computer?
There are a couple of ways to delete files from OneDrive without deleting them from your PC: move them or stop using OneDrive.
Could OneDrive Get Hacked? What You Really Need to Worry About
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?
Can I Delete Setup Files I’ve Downloaded?
You can safely delete setup files after you’ve set up the corresponding software, but only if you do something important first.
Using OneDrive for Nearly Continuous Backup
OneDrive can be used for many things, but one of the most valuable is ongoing online backup.
Do I Need OneDrive?
Using OneDrive is up to you — but here’s why I absolutely recommend it.
Recover Deleted Files in OneDrive
If you’re using OneDrive for your regular work, its Recycle Bin provides an extra layer of backup and protection.
How Do I Move My OneDrive Folder?
Windows assumes it knows where you want your OneDrive folder. If you want it somewhere else, it’s easy to move.
Why I’m (slowly) Switching to OneDrive
I’m slowly switching to OneDrive because I realized there was a fundamental difference between Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online.