- In this lesson, I review how to use OneDrive in Windows 10…OneDrive, which was originally called FolderShare,…then Live Mesh, then Sync, then Skydrive,…and then finally OneDrive,…is Microsoft's 15 gigabyte hardrive in the Cloud.…It's comparable to services such as Dropbox or Box.com…OneDrive comes in two versions,…a free consumer service that also offers…additional storage for a price,…and OneDrive for Business, which is a feature…of Office365 Business and Enterprise accounts.…Anyone who's ever created a Microsoft account…can get a free OneDrive account,…this includes anyone who's ever signed up for Hotmail…or Windows Live or Outlook.com…All users get 15 gigabytes of free storage space,…and if you're a longtime OneDrive account holder,…that is, since April 21rst 2012 or earlier,…you're going to get an extra 25 gigabytes free.…
OneDrive has become a very important part…of Microsoft's platform, and it's now baked…right in to the operating system,…there's no app to open or download to install…or anything else to do, it's just there from the start.…
Using the tools that come with a standard Windows build, James Gonzalez shows how to configure data storage (on client devices and on OneDrive), secure data with good authentication practices, encrypt data with EFS and BitLocker, and manage data access to shared folders, printers, and hard drives. He also shows how to set up file sharing for an organization using HomeGroup networks and NTFS permissions.
This course is also part of a series designed to help you prepare for the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows Devices.
- Identify which storage usage category you should select to check how much space your downloads folder is using on your Windows drive.
- Name the type of storage space resiliency you should select to turn two physical drives into one logical drive.
- Describe the steps needed to access the NTFS permissions for a specific folder.
- List the actions required to share a printer with users on the same network.
- State how to use file explorer to open your PC instead of quick access.
- List the steps to add folder permissions for a specific folder.
Skill Level Beginner
1. Configuring Data Storage
2. Securing Data
3. Encrypting Data
4. Managing Data Access
5. Sharing Files
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