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How To Set Up OneDrive Backup

OneDrive is a couple of different things. It’s the personal storage you get in Microsoft 365 and Outlook.com accounts. It’s also the name of the App that runs on your PC that syncs these files to your computer (as well as SharePoint files). But what is OneDrive Backup and how do you use it?

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Chapter 3: DNS and Domains

In this excerpt from Ciaran’s upcoming White Paper ‘The Mail Must Get Through’ on email deliverability, we examine one of the core underlying features of the internet, DNS and Domains.

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How To Selectively Sync Folders In OneDrive And SharePoint

Syncing your OneDrive and SharePoint content to your PC is a useful way of accessing your data in the familiar Windows Explorer (or Mac Finder) view. It’s also a great way to work on items offline as you can sync in advance of travelling. But, there is a cost in terms of the background processing, especially if you have a large number of items in your OneDrive or SharePoint libraries.

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Stop Syncing OneDrive Items You No Longer Need

Syncing Teams or SharePoint files using OneDrive is a great way to get quick and easy access via the familiar Windows Explorer. However, over time you might end up syncing large numbers of files you don’t need or rarely ever use.

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How-To

How to Reset OneDrive

OneDrive and SharePoint files can be synced to your PC so you can access them in the familiar Windows Explorer. However, sometimes the sync may encounter problems, especially if you sync a large number of files. If this happens, you might to occasionally reset the cache OneDrive uses to keep track of changes.

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LastPass Password Manager

Password management can be a bit of a nightmare. We’re always told to use complex passwords that are hard to guess, and to never re-use passwords. But, in practice this can be a challenge to remember them all! Most of us may have dozens if not hundreds of online services that require a username and password to access. How on Earth are we supposed to have a different complex password for them all and be expected to remember them without writing them down?

The good news is, you don’t have to remember them, or write them down!

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How-To

Import an Online Archive to your Mailbox

Online Archives are a great way to increase your mailbox storage in Microsoft 365 but they have some drawbacks, most notably for backup and retention. If you need to delete your archives for compliance but don’t want to lose the mail, you will need to move the archived emails back into your main inbox.

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