How to Transfer SkyDrive folder to another location

In Windows 8.1 was implemented with the full integration of the well-known cloud service SkyDriveSkyDrive by Microsoft. Users no longer need to download a separate program or application to store their files on Microsoft’s servers and synchronize them.

Previously, some users have complained that the operating system can not offer the option to move the root SkyDrive folder to some other place or on a different hard drive. Microsoft has announced that he knows about the problem, took note of all the wishes, will try to cope with the task.

Now, no such problem exists. From now on, you can change the path to the folder of your SkyDrive. We can help you with this.

First, open an Explorer window (for example, you can click on the appropriate icon in the taskbar, or select the key combination Win + E). Right-click the icon for SkyDrive, which is located in the right part of the window, look for the item “Properties”. In the new window, go to the tab called “Location”. Press the “Move”.

So you can choose the location where you would like to move your root folder of SkyDrive. For example, it may be some other folder, network folder or a folder located on another drive where you have plenty of disk space. Click on the “Select Folder” and then confirm the changes by clicking “Apply”. Everything is easy and simple.


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