Move Windows 8.1 SkyDrive Cache

Move Windows 8.1 SkyDrive Cache

Q: Can I move the location of my local SkyDrive cache on Windows 8.1?

A: By default, SkyDrive (soon to be renamed OneDrive) uses a local cache for SkyDrive content that has been configured to be available offline. Also by default, the cache is found under the user's profile; for example, C:\Users\\SkyDrive. You can move the cache, if required, to another location:

  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Right-click SkyDrive in the navigation pane and select Properties.
  3. Select the Location tab, as the screen shot shows.
  4. Click Move.
  5. Select a new location, and click Select Folder.

The SkyDrive cache will now be moved to the new location.

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