1. Zachary Boddy's Avatar
    I've been trying desperately to back up my music onto OneDrive, however I've been having issues. At first I tried to upload everything at once, which failed miserably. I ended up having to wipe my OneDrive completely clean and reloading my documents and photos. Then I tried doing it one letter at a time. However, this also failed several times, each time forcing me to wipe my OneDrive and reload. I assumed that the culprit was overloading my OneDrive, giving it too much information to handle at a time. So I started again, one letter at a time, except I waited patiently for each letter individually to upload completely before moving on to the next letter.
    But this didn't work either. I noticed, though, that OneDrive failed again when the folders hit sixty inside my "Music" folder. This makes me think there's a folder limit inside of OneDrive.
    By the way, the error message I receive every time comes in the form of a little yellow triangle attached to the OneDrive icon and a message at the bottom declaring something akin to "Files can't be uploaded to your OneDrive because of issues with a folder name." This can't be it, however, as not a single folder differs from any of the others in any significant way except for Mtley Cre and Queensrche, and I tested to make sure these folders weren't the culprit.
    Does OneDrive have a folder limit, then? If true, OneDrive is rubbish for music, because any significantly large store of music will compose of greater than 60 artists. I have 123 and more are coming. What I've done is I've moved all my artists into alphabetical folders, so that I'm left with 25 folders. (A "#" folder and no "X" or "Y"). I'll come back and post if this works, but I'd like some feedback.
    06-24-2015 06:23 PM
  2. ven07's Avatar
    06-24-2015 06:44 PM
  3. Zachary Boddy's Avatar
    I'm sorry, but that article is over six months old. As I understand, Microsoft has changed OneDrive and how it works substantially in that amount of time, and I'd quite like new or recent information.
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    06-24-2015 08:21 PM
  4. Zachary Boddy's Avatar
    [UPDATE] I have found the issue (and the solution).
    The cause of all these issues was no number limit, but a file limit. And a rather stupid one as well.
    Metallica's "... And Justice For All" album wasn't being accepted, and was causing everything to cease to sync. Apparently, OneDrive has no idea what to do with periods in front of a file name. I urge all of you to go yell at Microsoft to resolve this issue. Thank you.
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    06-24-2015 10:45 PM
  5. ven07's Avatar
    I'm sorry, but that article is over six months old. As I understand, Microsoft has changed OneDrive and how it works substantially in that amount of time, and I'd quite like new or recent information.
    Yes I knew that when posting it :) but I hadn't heard otherwise so I thought the info was still valid :/
    06-25-2015 04:35 PM
  6. Zachary Boddy's Avatar
    Yes I knew that when posting it :) but I hadn't heard otherwise so I thought the info was still valid :/
    That's perfectly understandable, but I'm 99% certain the 20,000 file limit has been lifted.
    ven07 likes this.
    06-25-2015 05:51 PM
  7. ven07's Avatar
    Lol I shall take you word for it. Weird that the uploads couldn't progress just because of a file name. MS should add the option for onedrive to find and show us the problem in addition to reporting it
    06-25-2015 06:54 PM
  8. wessock's Avatar
    The 20k file limit was only for Onedrive for Business anyway, not the normal Onedrive. Onedrive for Business is a whole different product with different features and limitations.

    Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
    ven07 likes this.
    06-26-2015 10:18 AM

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