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Sky drive my photos are linked to skydrive and it seems that skydrive is constantly syncing and tying up my computer- my internet pages load MUCH slower when it is syncing. I like that my photos are backed up but how do I change the setting on skydrive so that it does not start syncing all 31 GB of data EVERY TIME I turn on my computer

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Have you went to your account and tried to turned off sync? That way you could choose what to upload and when. I don't know what the setting s are for sky drive, I use a different backup service, but you should go to your account dashboard and look for syncing choices. If that fails, maybe contact MS and ask them?

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