Windows 8.1 Mail/SkyDrive there are no files or folders in this view

I have upgraded my tablet to Windows 8.1 from 8 and keep getting such problem. When my friends send pictures to me and I open the build-in Mail app to save it, I click in “This PC” and get “There are no files or folders in this view“. I can click other options such as homegroup, and network, but can’t search and access any files and folders in any internal drives to attach on e-mails. Try syncing licenses and making a re-installation but nothing is working. Any way resolve the problem? Continue reading

Fix Windows 8.1 skydrive not syncing problem

Many people have got the problem with SkyDrive desktop app after upgraded their tablets or computers to Windows 8.1 from 8. It just stop syncing your files across all devices and won’t finish the uploading process, and also displays these messages “Error 0xS00705B4: This operation returned because the timeout period expired” or “Error 80070490: element is not found.” Using troubleshooter doesn’t resolve the issue. Continue reading

How to use File History to backup SkyDrive on Windows 8.1

I have got major problem in my Windows 8.1 pro computer. I am unable to use File History to backup Windows desktop version of the Skydrive folder to a a local server, but it worked fine in Win 8 OS. I try other files and folders and they run correctly. Should I need to replicate Skydrive to another folder? I creat a new library but that doesn’t take anyy effects. How can I fix the issues after the system upgraded? Continue reading

Cannot see skydrive sync status in Windows 8.1 notification

I have upgraded my computer to Windows 8.1 but can’t see any SkyDrive sync status icon in neither in notification area nor in taskbar, even no such option in Customization setting. In the Windwos 8/7, I was able to see green SkyDrive icon indicating whether all files were syncing at all or which folders were synced. How I can activate the feature in my Surface Pro? Continue reading

How to upload Photos and Videos from Windows 8.1 Camera Roll to SkyDrive

There are a SkyDrive Modern app and a desktop app available in Windows 8. In Windows 8.1, SkyDrive is integrated in File Explorer at the system level. Most of people could use it as a cloud storage solution for keeping away from local storage, and then view, browse, upload, and share the files in SkyDrive.com. Continue reading

How to sync Internet Explorer 11 Tabs/favorites across Windows 8.1

Fot the favorite webpage, you might have to email the links to yourself and open them up on another computer when switching the device. Google Chrome and Firefox have build-in syncing feature to solve the peoblem. With SkyDrive integrated into Windows 8.1, Internet Explorer 11 also allows you to sync tabs and more across all tablet and PC. Continue reading

How to Disable SkyDrive Integration in Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 update is integrated with SkyDrive more deeply. That includes seamless File Explorer, document save and camera roll integration, so that users can quickly save files into cloud. However, some people don’t feel handy, because there is no configuration options. How to uninstall the service or disable skydrive integration in Windows 8.1 preview completely? Continue reading

Access SkyDrive Files Offline in Windows 8.1

As popular cloud storage service, Microsoft has updated SkyDrive with some new features in Windows 8.1 and RT, such as configure the default location to save documents, integrated with desktop Explorer and force files to be downloaded. You can also instantly download synced files by making files available offline within SkyDrive app. Continue reading