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tatewise [Alternative method using Auto-save Update Folders option]
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 The **[[http://​windows.microsoft.com/​en-US/​windows-live/​essentials-home|Windows Essentials]]** applications are supported on later Windows operating systems, and **[[http://​www.microsoft.com/​en-us/​download/​details.aspx?​id=3945|Windows Live Essentials]]** on earlier Windows versions. The **[[http://​windows.microsoft.com/​en-US/​windows-live/​essentials-home|Windows Essentials]]** applications are supported on later Windows operating systems, and **[[http://​www.microsoft.com/​en-us/​download/​details.aspx?​id=3945|Windows Live Essentials]]** on earlier Windows versions.
  
-On **Windows 8** the **OneDrive** folder and files default to being **online-only** in the cloud storage. It is advisable to make them **available ​offline** so they exist both on your **PC** and in the **OneDrive** cloud. This latter mode is the default for **Windows 10** and **Windows 7** and **Windows Vista**. Then **Family Historian** can still operate with the **Project** files even without an **Internet** connection. See **[[http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows-8/onedrive-online-available-offline|Online-only files and files available offline]]** for details.+On **Windows 8** the **OneDrive** folder and files default to being **Files On Demand** in the cloud storage. It is advisable to make them **Always ​available ​files** so they exist both on your **PC** and in the **OneDrive** cloud. This latter mode is the default for **Windows 10** and **Windows 7** and **Windows Vista**. Then **Family Historian** can still operate with the **Project** files even without an **Internet** connection. See **[[https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/learn-about-onedrive-files-on-demand-0e6860d3-d9f3-4971-b321-7092438fb38e|Learn about OneDrive Files On-Demand]]** for details.
  
 ===== Family Historian Synchronisation ===== ===== Family Historian Synchronisation =====
  
 The process for using **OneDrive** is straightforward,​ assuming you have all your media within your **Project** folder. The process for using **OneDrive** is straightforward,​ assuming you have all your media within your **Project** folder.
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 +==== Conventional method using the OneDrive subfolder ====
  
   * Run the **[[https://​onedrive.live.com/​about/​en-gb/​download/​|OneDrive]]** software on both PC, using the same **Microsoft Account** on both. **OneDrive** is preinstalled on **Windows 8/8.1/10**.   * Run the **[[https://​onedrive.live.com/​about/​en-gb/​download/​|OneDrive]]** software on both PC, using the same **Microsoft Account** on both. **OneDrive** is preinstalled on **Windows 8/8.1/10**.
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   * Wait a while, which may be many hours for large Projects or slow Internet connections.   * Wait a while, which may be many hours for large Projects or slow Internet connections.
   * Check the second PC has the files, and use **More Tasks > Project List > Choose Location for Projects** as above.   * Check the second PC has the files, and use **More Tasks > Project List > Choose Location for Projects** as above.
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 +==== Alternative method using Backup Important PC Folders option ==== 
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 +Although this method still moves files from the **Documents** folder to the **OneDrive\Documents** folder, the {{fh}} **File > Project Window > Location** does not need changing, because the default **Documents** path gets automatically redefined. 
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 +  * Run the **[[https://​onedrive.live.com/​about/​en-gb/​download/​|OneDrive]]** software on both PC, using the same **Microsoft Account** on both. **OneDrive** is preinstalled on **Windows 8/​8.1/​10**. 
 +  * Use the **OneDrive > Settings > Back up** tab, **Manage back up** button to synch the **Documents** folder. This includes all files, as well as all **Family Historian Projects**, so ensure the **OneDrive** storage space is not exceeded. The **Desktop** and **Pictures** folder can be similarly managed. 
 +  * Wait a while, which may be many hours if you have lots of large files in **Documents** or slow Internet connections. 
 +  * Check the second PC has the files in the **OneDrive\Documents\Family Historian Projects** folder. 
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 +\\ 
 +===== ===== 
 Now on whichever PC you change Project data, it is copied to the other PC automatically via the **OneDrive** online store. Use the **[[fhcalico>​pluginstore/​plugin-entry?​id=223|Backup and Restore Family Historian Settings]]** Plugin to synchronise settings and preferences. Now on whichever PC you change Project data, it is copied to the other PC automatically via the **OneDrive** online store. Use the **[[fhcalico>​pluginstore/​plugin-entry?​id=223|Backup and Restore Family Historian Settings]]** Plugin to synchronise settings and preferences.
  
-To ensure [[How to:Internet Data Matches]] are synchronised in **ƒ<color #​808000>​h</​color> ​V6** or later, then either use the **[[fhcalico>​pluginstore/​plugin-entry?​id=223|Backup and Restore Family Historian Settings]]** Plugin to **Restore** **<color green>​Registry Data Keys</​color>​**,​ or use **File > Import/​Export > Export > User Credentials** on main PC and **File > Import/​Export > Import > User Credentials** on other PC to transfer the **FH User Credentials.fhcrd** file.+To ensure [[How to:Internet Data Matches]] are synchronised in {{fh}} ​**V6** or later, then either use the **[[fhcalico>​pluginstore/​plugin-entry?​id=223|Backup and Restore Family Historian Settings]]** Plugin to **Restore** **<color green>​Registry Data Keys</​color>​**,​ or use **File > Import/​Export > Export > User Credentials** on main PC and **File > Import/​Export > Import > User Credentials** on other PC to transfer the **FH User Credentials.fhcrd** file.
  
 For advanced PC users see the **[[Link Shell Extension]]** or **[[Windows Directory Junctions]]** for ways to include individual **Projects**,​ or customised **Queries**,​ **Text Schemes**, or any other folders within the **OneDrive** folder. For advanced PC users see the **[[Link Shell Extension]]** or **[[Windows Directory Junctions]]** for ways to include individual **Projects**,​ or customised **Queries**,​ **Text Schemes**, or any other folders within the **OneDrive** folder.