Windows 10: Microsoft OneDrive Moving Folders

Discus and support Microsoft OneDrive Moving Folders in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I wanted to know why, on more than one of my client accounts, The profile folder under "Users"... The "Desktop" and "Pictures" folder are actually... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by KellJemison, Jan 22, 2021.

  1. Microsoft OneDrive Moving Folders


    I wanted to know why, on more than one of my client accounts, The profile folder under "Users"... The "Desktop" and "Pictures" folder are actually moved to the Onedrive cloud location.


    I would like to know how this is happening as it is causing issues within my networks.


    Thank you

    Kell

    :)
     
    KellJemison, Jan 22, 2021
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  2. TarAn_D Win User

    Move the OneDrive Folder

    Move the OneDrive Folder in Windows 10

    When you set up OneDrive to sync with your computer, a folder C:\Users\XXXX\OneDrive will be created to store the contents. XXXX denotes your username. To move this folder to another location follow these simple steps:

    1. Unlink OneDrive from your PC:

    • Go to the taskbar notification area
    • Right-click on the OneDrive icon
    • Select settings
    • Click: Unlink this PC
    2. Delete the C:\Users\XXXX\OneDrive folder

    3. Create a new folder (target folder) for OneDrive contents, e.g. D:\OneDrive

    4. Create Directory Junction for the new folder

    • In the search area of the taskbar type CMD and press Ctrl+Shift+Enter
    • In the command window type
    mklink /J C:\Users\XXXX\OneDrive D:\OneDrive

    adjusting it to your specific username and selection of the target folder

    5. Link again OneDrive to your PC using the OneDrive icon in the taskbar notification area
     
    TarAn_D, Jan 22, 2021
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  3. Onedrive move folder to document

    Hi Rendell,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I understand the inconvenience you are facing currently.

    I would appreciate if you can provide us the following information to help us understand the issue better.

    • What happens when you try to move the folder?
    • From when are you facing this issue?

    I suggest you to refer the article below and check if that helps.

    Move the OneDrive Folder

    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...e-folder/147dade2-830b-46ee-bf7e-36a8eab9446a

    You can refer to the following work around. This will help you to choose the folders to sync on Onedrive.


    • Right click on OneDrive icon of
      System Tray
      .

    • Click on Settings, then click on
      choose folders
      tab.

    • Click on choose folders option, then click on sync only these folders.

    Hope the information helps. Please reply back with a status so that we can assist you further.
     
    Nachappa C K, Jan 22, 2021
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  4. Microsoft OneDrive Moving Folders

    Move the OneDrive Folder

    I want to move my OneDrive folder to a different hard drive. When I follow these steps (unlink the PC from OneDrive, move the folder and set up OneDrive again), I cannot select a different location than the C:\User folder that was previously used. It tells
    me that my administrator requires the OneDrive folder to go there. However, I am administrator of the computer, so I don't really understand what's going on. What should I do please?

    Thanks!
     
    JustineSieg, Jan 22, 2021
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