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How to Get the New OneDrive Sync Client for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Right Now

Microsoft has promoted and promised to bring back the coveted “placeholders” in OneDrive in the latest Windows 10 update. It has done that – sort of.

The feature has been renamed OneDrive Files On-Demand and there’s a new sync client for OneDrive that brings back this feature.  However, this new sync client doesn’t come automatically installed with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Instead, Microsoft is slowly rolling out the new sync client behind the scenes and hopes to have to delivered to all upgraders shortly.

If you don’t want to wait, you can visit the following SITE and select the download link “the latest version of OneDrive“. A manual reboot is required.

You can tell whether or not you have the latest OneDrive sync client by going into the OneDrive settings and looking for the following…


If you don’t see the “Files On-Demand” area, you don’t have the latest OneDrive sync client.



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