According to the company, after the upgrade, some older devices or devices with apps which happen to use the legacy file system filter drivers are not able to connect to OneDrive causing problems downloading files on-demand, or even opening that were previously synced on the device. In some cases, Windows 10 users may see the error: “OneDrive cannot connect to Windows. Files On-Demand require a connection to Windows in order to show your files without taking up space on this device. OneDrive can keep trying to connect to Windows or you can choose to download all your files. You won’t be able to use online only files until this is fixed.” In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to resolve the OneDrive issue after upgrading to Windows 10 May 2020 Update.

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Fix OneDrive syncing using troubleshooter

Microsoft has released a troubleshooter to resolve the issue on version 2004 automatically. However, you want to check to make sure the troubleshooter has already run, or if you still need to run it. To confirm the troubleshooter fixed the OneDrive problem, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, OneDrive should start working and files should sync again. View troubleshooting history option OneDrive Files On-Demand troubleshooter Enable OneDrive Files On-Demand If you see the “Could not be run” message for a critical troubleshooter with the title “Hardware and devices,” then the computer isn’t impacted by the Files On-Demand issue, and you don’t need to run the tool

Fix OneDrive syncing using Command Prompt

In the case that the troubleshooter isn’t working, you’ll need to resolve the problem manually. To fix OneDrive Files On-Demand, use these steps: After you complete the steps, OneDrive Files On-Demand should now start syncing allowing you to open and store new files. Regedit command fix OneDrive Enable OneDrive Files On-Demand All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.