Articles tagged: OneDrive
Let’s sort out some of the differences between logging in using your Microsoft account and logging in using a local account.
You shouldn’t rely on OneDrive as the only place for your files. Backing them up elsewhere is important, but there may be bumps in the road.
Some people just want it GONE. I’ll show you how to get rid of OneDrive.
People often cite ransomware as a reason to avoid automated online backups, thinking that those backups will be impacted. OneDrive has thought of that.
Using free and included tools, here’s how to back up Windows and all your data in eight easy steps.
If you’re using OneDrive for your regular work, its recycle bin provides an extra layer of backup and protection.
OneDrive can be used for many things, but one of the most valuable is ongoing online backup.
The Outlook.com/OneDrive space limitation has many people looking for ways to download and preserve emails offline.
OneDrive’s backup function is broken. I’ll explain why and what to do about it.
If you want to free up space in your Outlook.com email account by deleting attachments but not their corresponding messages, you’ll need to take extra steps.
Microsoft made a confusing change to how storage is allocated between Outlook.com and OneDrive.
Backing up while on the road can be a challenge. I’ll review what’s practical and how to keep your data safe.
Backing up your computer is critical to avoiding data loss but can seem complicated. I’ll give a suggestion for typical users.
OneDrive is a powerful tool, but thinking of it as a backup can take you down a dangerous path.
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.
Knowing how you use online storage will help you choose the correct provider with the correct set of features at an appropriate price.
OneDrive is a surprisingly powerful service that many people overlook or don’t understand. I’ll review six ways you can leverage OneDrive.
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.
Using OneDrive is up to you — but here’s why I absolutely recommend it.
Smartphones are a popular way to take snapshots and videos. Tools like OneDrive are great for making sure those are backed up automatically.
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.