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post #21 of 41
The app is pretty simple and solid. 9mb ram usage

The options are, Open your skydrive folder, Fetch Files, and the usual startup. I hope there's a API that can be tapped into but for now looks like the registry is the next best thing

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\SkyDrive
"UserFolder"

Incase people was interested in tapping into it. Going to throw the details over to my mate and implement it into his program thumb.gif
post #22 of 41
It's great having this there if I ever need it, and integration seems flawless with my windows phone and windows 7...but I still can't think of much use for this, other than replacing the need to email attachments to myself.
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damn I made a live account a few months back when I played Batman AA. didn't know a skydrive account was automatically included wheee.gif
 
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post #24 of 41
Welp upgraded and installed app..and uploading files..seems like dropbox but more space..so thanks for heads up op. I've not used skydrive since it came out, kinda useless without the new apps.
    
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What happens if I put my SkyDrive folder inside my DropBox!? Hmmmmmm....
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I just installed the client, I'm curious if any of you have used Live Mesh before? Its seems to me like its still better than this new skydrive client. The only downside I see is the 5gb limit... So whats so much better about this new skydrive client?
 
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Quote:
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I just installed the client, I'm curious if any of you have used Live Mesh before? Its seems to me like its still better than this new skydrive client. The only downside I see is the 5gb limit... So whats so much better about this new skydrive client?

Live Mesh is for PC-to-PC synchronization mainly... it has a 5GB integration into SkyDrive.. for now.

Live Mesh will become part of SkyDrive and this feature is going away: http://www.liveside.net/2012/02/23/no-pc-to-pc-sync-in-new-skydrive/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+liveside+%28LiveSide%29
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Cant seem to get the Mac app to work.. Can anyone else? I download it but it doesn't like the file format.
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post #29 of 41
Well, this is a no-brainer (now that Microsoft have dropped the much confused Live Mesh and just made a proper SkyDrive client). Dropbox, consider yourself replaced.
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post #30 of 41
Been using SD since its inception. Glad I opened up this link to keep my 25GB, I haven't been on it in a while. Would have sucked to lose all the stuff I had on there that was over the 7GB limit. I wonder what they would have done for those like me that had 8+ GB of data on their service but didn't click the "upgrade" button in time to keep the 25GB? Randomly delete your things till it was down to 7GB?
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