SkyDrive delivers old news after Win8.1 upgrade

Kathleen Atkins

Lounge member Strobey thought his upgrade to Windows 8.1 had gone well. But then he noticed old data in a spreadsheet he kept in SkyDrive.

He soon discovered that other documents in his SkyDrive folder were missing their latest changes. The puzzling problem, posted in the Other MS Apps forum, stumped fellow Loungers — until Strobey reported the solution.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions for which you might have answers:

Office Applications    
General Productivity Microsoft Office killing Google Apps and anemic iWorks
Word Processing MS Word 2010: Files won’t open due to problems with contents
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Spreadsheets Percent formulas
Databases Time formatting
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Presentation Apps Playing different PowerPoint slideshows at different times of day
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Visual Basic for Apps Word VBA: Make VBA app wait for key press on document
Microsoft Outlook Moving email from inbox to shared folder
Non-Outlook E-mail Using Win7 Live Mail 2012
Other MS Apps SkyDrive docs revert to old versions after Win 8.1 upgrade
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Windows
General Windows Booting from external hard drive
Windows 8 Do I really need Java?
Windows 7 Alert: KB 2884256
Windows Vista Windows Vista restore/repair?
Windows XP MSE on XP might not get virus-signature updates after April
Windows Servers Accessing Windows Server from specific location
Internet/Connectivity
Internet Explorer IE 10 doesn’t store sign-in details
Third-Party Browsers Firefox font settings
Networking Need to reset NETGEAR wireless router
Social Media Skype password reset token
Software Development
Web Design & Development Really cool learning site
Other Technologies
Non-Microsoft OSes Dual-boot heaven
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Security & Scams Opinions on LastPass?
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Maintenance First impressions of Acronis True Image 2014 Premium
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Hardware HP SimpleSave 1TB external hard drive won’t launch
Other Applications Internet fax software
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starred posts: particularly useful

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Kathleen Atkins

About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.