On the Surface RT, you can't sync files from SkyDrive to Windows RT (unless they're OneNote notebooks, which can sync and be available offline, meaning that this is perfectly possible on RT — even in Windows Store apps). The only way to take files with you is to open them in Office; any changes you made get synced back when you reconnect, making a mockery of the idea that Windows RT can't sync to SkyDrive. It's just that Microsoft hasn't enabled it.
Has Windows 8.1 resolved this issue?
I haven't found anything on the internet to enable me to put two SkyDrive Accts on WHS2011 so I thought I'd ask here for ideas...............
I have installed my personal SkyDrive Acct onto WHS2011 as PCDoc outlined in: SkyDrive on WHS 2011-One install is all you need but I would also like to backup/sweep my wife's SkyDrive Acct also onto WHS2011
The only solution I have tought of is to add her account to a VM or even my HTPC and use Allway Sync to move those files to a folder in my pictures directory on WHS2011.
I just put a post on the blog about how I stumbled across my home server folders in the SkyDrive web app. Check it out and leave your comments.
New i7-2600K system - ASRock Z68 PRO3 board, Mushkin 2 x 4GB, Crucial C300 RealSSD...
When I first put this system together, I just dropped in the SSD with the OS from my old system and after it detected and installed the new hardware, I was up and running. But a weird video thing caught my attention. The HDMI video feeding my main screen would go to white, flashing from almost black to some kind of white mess.
Ok, maybe I'll just monitor (pun intended) the situation and see how it goes since it only did this a couple times, right?
But then I ran into a file transfer problem between my desktop and WHS 2011. I was trying to transfer a 40GB folder with a DriveImage XML backup image of a recently repaired computer to my server where I keep the rest of these file types. The copy function got hung up on 'Discovering files' to be transferred. It'd just hang. So I'd kill it in Task Manager and that would crash Windows explorer.exe every time. Not a very reassuring feeling about my new system. I had thought to made sure the driver was updated via Windows update. Yes, I can hear you now. But unfortunately I didn't think to get drivers from the manufacturer's site right away, so... I had a Intel NIC sitting in a box nearby. I stuck it in and the problem disappears. Files now transfer, speeds look good. So I figure something's wrong with the ASRock board.
Between flashing video and the onboard NIC snafu, I figure I'm looking at an RMA. But then, finally, it dawns on me to check the manufacturer's site and yes, there is a newer version. So I dl and install it. What do you know? Problem solved. Geez! Where's pcdoc when I needed him? Oh, I can hear him now, "...always check the manufacturer's site for the latest drivers." Got it.
So to continue this Murphy's Law kind of day, I misplaced (deleted) an important file. The file in question was my FF json, the bookmarks backup with all my customized keywords, those short 2- and 3-letter shortcuts I use in the address bar to quickly navigate. Somehow or other, I had accidently deleted it from Dropbox. Great... Except, this episode turned out well, too, as I discovered (thankfully) that Dropbox lets you recover deleted files.
So that's how I spent my day off, locked up in an arm wrestling contest with my technology. Someone tell me why I love this stuff?
I suppose this means I should look on the manufacturer's site for video drivers, eh?