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Upload Failing, Download OK

Asked: Apr 17 2019 | 8:25 pm EDT 1228 Views 3 Answers View Best Answer

I've got OneDrive set up on 3 PCs and it all worked well. In the past few days though it has stopped uploading changed files from my Win7 machine, though it still downloads files changed on the Win10 machines properly so I'm stumped. I can't find anything that would screw-up uploads but not interfere with downloads.

Does this sound familiar to anyone?


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Apr 18 2019 | 2:41 pm EDT DeepThought43

Reinstalling seems to have fixed it, for the moment at least. It also made a mess of my files, creating duplicates with my computer name addended. Took a lot of time to manually clean that up.

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Apr 18 2019 | 9:17 am EDT pkcable

Could you have reached capacity on your OneDrive?
Apr 18 2019 | 10:25 am EDT DeepThought43

No, I'm only running 60% of capacity - and my Win10 machines have no trouble uploading. I really don't know if this is a Win7 issue or it's just random chance that this is the one failing. What aggravates is that I rely on this for backing up critical data files and it just quietly failed without letting me know that no backups were being made from that machine anymore. I just found out accidentally.

When I get time I'll try uninstalling and reinstalling OneDrive, but I really have no hope that will help. It all worked well then quietly failed. Perhaps a Microsoft update to Win7 or to OneDrive killed it? Or not.