Windows 8.1 | not without Microsoft SkyDrive account, or is it?
It rubles in the community. The user really got only benefits, after Microsoft has built in SkyDrive into the explorer within Windows 8.1. The user hasn’t worry about anything. But to get SkyDrive data running on a PC, you have to login with the Microsoft account fka “Live ID”. And here is the crux…
Not everyone wants to register with a Microsoft account. There are several causes:
long, stringent password for SkyDrive and a short one for the Windows OS
|Distrust of Microsoft||"Microsoft otherwise always know when and where and to what computer I’m login"|
|Log on to a domain||Log on a corporate network|
this list goes on and on.
With Windows 8.1 now there is the problem: If a user signs up with a local account, then he has no chance to connect with SkyDrive, except of course via the Web browser. And the old SkyDrive client can not be installed.
And Microsoft writes on his Webpages, that this is no longer possible.
I then have the question: What’s about a domain connected PC?
After login to my company’s domain and starting the explorer, you will nothing see about SkyDrive
|Jump to the PC Settings (Charms menu, Settings, PC settings), then click on SkyDrive|
You have to click to “Connect with a Microsoft account”
|you now may start…|
|at this page you have to give the information about you Microsoft account (fka Live-ID)
Within Microsoft OS Windows 8.x it is no longer possible to have more than one SkyDrive Account, although it is not possible to change your SkyDrive account.
|Security, Security, Security:
If you give Microsoft during registration of you SkyDrive account your telephone number, then you may asked, if its right, that you can receive a security code, to verify your identity
You will receive an SMS and give in the 7 digit code
|This PC, connected to your domain will joined with the next click with your SkyDrive Account.
last change to cancel
and you now see your SkyDrive storage
If you start your explorer, you see, that SkyDrive syncs your data. (the folder structure)
Urgent: By default all data are only shown with the smart technology, which means they are not synchronized with your device. (Online Only)
There is one more question:
Why Microsoft denied this technique for "local" accounts?
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