Windows 10: OneDrive: Sync Specific File to be accessed by a program

Discus and support OneDrive: Sync Specific File to be accessed by a program in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Kind of hard to explain this, but imagine that I use a software called XYZ on three PC's running the same version of the software and the same Windows... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Farzad_K, Jun 24, 2020.

  1. Farzad_K Win User

    OneDrive: Sync Specific File to be accessed by a program


    Kind of hard to explain this, but imagine that I use a software called XYZ on three PC's running the same version of the software and the same Windows version. XYZ looks in a particular location on the computer Appdatafor Profile information. I am currently manually making sure the three instances of the Profile are the same. How can I use OneDrive as a central location for this Profile and have the XYZ application look there for the profile?


    Thanks


    Farzad

    :)
     
    Farzad_K, Jun 24, 2020
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  2. Nikhar_K Win User

    Files not syncing to OneDrive

    Hi,

    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    I understand that you are facing issues not syncing properly with OneDrive.

    I suggest you to refer the troubleshooting steps in the article
    Fix OneDrive sync problems
    and check if it works for you.

    For more information, you can check the article to
    Sync files with the OneDrive sync client in Windows
    .

    If you are still facing the issue, I suggest you to get in touch with the OneDrive support team.

    Sign in to OneDrive.com from any browser, click the ‘?’ help icon on the top banner of the page and select
    Email OneDrive support. Submit your question and follow the prompts to request support.

    Hope it helps.

    Nikhar Khare

    Microsoft Community - Moderator
     
    Nikhar_K, Jun 24, 2020
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  3. Brink Win User
    OneDrive sync now supports IRM protected SharePoint document libraries


    Source: OneDrive sync on Windows now supports IRM protected SharePoint document libraries - Microsoft Tech Community
     
    Brink, Jun 24, 2020
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  4. P4-630 Win User

    OneDrive: Sync Specific File to be accessed by a program

    OneDrive Placeholders are coming back, now called On-Demand Sync

    OneDrive: Sync Specific File to be accessed by a program [​IMG]


    "At Ignite 2016, Microsoft has just announced that it is bringing Placeholders back to OneDrive on Windows 10. Now, they are not called Placeholders anymore — Microsoft is renaming the feature to “On-Demand Sync” which makes a lot more sense than “Placeholders”.

    The company demoed this feature at Microsoft Ignite today, and it works just like it used to previously. As you can see in the screenshot above, the files stored in OneDrive weighed in around 9GB, but the actual size on disk was only around 3MB which is really neat. Of course, this feature isn’t anything new as it was available back in the Windows 8 days. However, Microsoft removed the feature with Windows 10, and after lots of waiting, they are finally coming back.

    In case you are not familiar with OneDrive Placeholders, it’s a pretty neat feature which lets you see all of your OneDrive files on your computer — but they are not actually downloaded on your PC. When you open them, OneDrive will download the files on-demand, saving your local space which is really useful, especially if you have a PC that doesn’t have a lot of storage.

    While Microsoft didn’t announce when exactly On-Demand Sync will be available to OneDrive users, we suspect it will be available with Windows 10 Redstone 2 — which is expected to arrive early next year.
    "

    OneDrive Placeholders are coming back, now called On-Demand Sync - MSPoweruser
     
    P4-630, Jun 24, 2020
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