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  • 5.0 stars

    "Happy if I can have my work backed up on a cloud,"

    July 3, 2011  |   By AlanTownend

    Version: Windows Live SkyDrive

    Pros

    I have spent many days looking at the various options but SkyDrive has a lot going for it. As I have a huge and lengthy task a head of me, the time spent on the transfer of data is more important than the cost of using the software.

    Cons

    I am not sure if it would be possible to transfer folders containing Word Documents; PDF and photographs, then it would be 5 Star.

    Summary

    Possibly the best way is to download it and do some experimenting, thank you all for the reviews.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "freeeeeee is the best"

    August 12, 2010  |   By kark741

    Version: Windows Live SkyDrive

    Pros

    i did not download it yet
    but going to in a few minutes

    Cons

    how long will it be free are how long till they close it down??

    Summary

    as soon as something happens in the USA
    everything's going to change again and ALL your data will be lost
    go to wal-mart and get a external hard drive, i have 6 HD's
    CD's DVD's no way man, i could build a house with them.lol

    i don't believe Microsoft is gonna like this, me posting this
    but i feel that everyone needs to know about the HD's
    and the cost is cheep unless you want a TB size

    check in to them

    i will be checking in to what Microsoft has to offer here, reason why
    is for being able to shair with friends and family.
    the Ext HD's wont share :-(

    My bottom Statement: Microsoft, you rock my world, keep up the good work
    thank you

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Could be great"

    June 13, 2010  |   By skferranti

    Version: Windows Live SkyDrive

    Pros

    Free is always good.

    Cons

    The size limit per file is a big con and it would be nice to have a way to use a backup program to ftp to the site automatically. Change these and it goes to 5 stars

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  • 5.0 stars

    "25GB of free awesomeness"

    June 11, 2010  |   By rahmanroni

    Version: Windows Live SkyDrive

    Pros

    Its free, its well integrated into Windows Live and now you can even create, view and edit Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote files.

    Cons

    File sizes are limited to 50MB but most docs, pictures and small videos are well under that limit.

    Summary

    Overall a great service with free office apps. I usually have no bad experiences with this service. This is one of the best services ever.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "25GB of free storage space"

    January 16, 2010  |   By tpetite

    Version: Windows Live SkyDrive

    Pros

    25gb of free storage space
    Store/backup docs, photos almost anything

    Cons

    None
    Would like to be able to map a drive to it to treat like another drive on my PC.
    and/or
    FTP access

    Summary

    This product is great! Easy to use. Allow for multiple file upload and multi type of files storage.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great Deal"

    September 11, 2009  |   By redmane

    Version: Windows Live SkyDrive

    Pros

    Free, easy to use, plenty space at 25GB, free,web format, oh and did I mention it was free.....

    Cons

    None as of yet

    Summary

    After using several different services, and experiencing different degrees of difficulty in uploading, downloading, accessing and changing my files, I have found no such difficulty with skydrive and I got 25 GB to boot !!! (5GB with office live)
    It may take a little while to navigate the how tos, as it operates a little differently (and better in my opinion) than some of the other services out there. The ability to have only some of the files shared and in such an extensive way I think is great. Only having the one password to remember is great too. I don't believe there is (as yet, i hope) a way to do a scheduled back up, but all in all I have to say hats off to microsoft for coming up with a great easy to use and free storage solution. I see so much more in its future, I 'd say it's going to give a lot of paying storage companies a lot to think about.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Nice software from Microsoft, useful and well laid out"

    October 28, 2008  |   By Jimmy118118

    Version: Windows Live SkyDrive

    Pros

    It's easy to use, it's free and there is cirtainly enough space (5GB) to justify it's use.

    Cons

    Not many although it can be slow to use. It's slowness probably depends on the speed of your internet connetion/computer. Also, at peak times it won't load about 40% of the pages either for a very long time or not at all.

    Summary

    The SkyDrive is a well thought out, laid out and concived tool and it's very good that Microsoft is providing it free. The storage space is exelent, the 5GB being more that most casual users may ever need. Executives of buisnesses may find it lacking space and speed but to get any better they would have to pay monthly. The biggest issue is the problems at peak time. I don't know how well the paid for alternatives handle this but rest assured, SkyDrive does not. Pages take about 30-120 seconds to load and are often incomplete for annother 60 seconds. Either that or they will not load at all. This can be rectified by hitting the reload button but you'll still be waiting a hell of a long time to see your files. Taht said, if you can upload or download your files erlier or later in the day, it is exeptional. Over all, well done Microsoft!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Fine Deal and Quality"

    October 27, 2008  |   By brighteyes1983

    Version: Windows Live SkyDrive

    Pros

    easy
    Integrated into a web system most are familiar with

    Cons

    not enough space for much

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great program!!"

    September 11, 2008  |   By tuneslover

    Version: Windows Live SkyDrive

    Pros

    No bandwidth limitation. Instant share. Secure. Fast. Handy uploading. it's all that i want.

    Cons

    actually nothing.

    Summary

    it's all that i want.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Fair anough"

    September 8, 2008  |   By pacoxl

    Version: Windows Live SkyDrive

    Pros

    I really like to have everything under one roof and not having to remember a lot of user id's and passwords. 5GB for free.

    Cons

    Size might be bigger.

    Summary

    The only thing it lacks is of an appropiate way to make backups and upload them automatically. Maybe some shell extension that could add a menu option to upload selected files...that'd be awesome.

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