Get SkyDrive as a separate Drive on Your Computer

SkyDriveSkyDrive is an online storage provided by Microsoft under Windows Live umbrella. Currently the space limit for Sky Drive is 25GB per user. What if your SkyDrive storage could have been mapped with your Computer drives which means you can see your SkyDrive as a separate drive on your My Computer window.

SkyDrive mapping is possible with SkyDrive Explorer thru which you can easily access the folder and contents of SkyDrive on your computer.

According to SkyDrive Explorer, this software is having below mentioned functionalities:

  • View the structure and contents of folders in SkyDrive™;
  • View files information (type, size, creation date in GMT format);
  • Create new root folders and subfolders;
  • Copy files into the storage;
  • Delete files and folders;
  • Copy files from the storage to the computer;
  • Copy folders and subfolders from the storage to the computer keeping their structure;
  • Use Drag & Drop for files operations;
  • Rename files and folders;
  • Create links to SkyDrive™ folders on your computer;
  • Copy URL of the selected object(s) to the Clipboard;
  • Automatic check for the latest version;
  • Bidirectional languages support
  • SkyDrive ExplorerInstallation file of SkyDrive Explorer is around 1.23 MB in size and will not take more than 2 minutes for installation on your windows. After the installation, you would see a new drive named “SkyDrive” on My Computer window. Double click on that and then enter your Windows Live ID and password. You may set the option to remember your password on your computer so that you don’t need to enter these details at startup. Go ahead and start using 25GB storage space provided by Windows Live and share documents to everyone with single click.

    Download SkyDrive Explorer

    Compatibility: SkyDrive Explorer works on 32 bit and 64 bit Windows XP, Vista, Server 2003, Server 2008 and Windows 7

    Note: Sometimes the Login Window of SkyDrive Explorer does not work. Try restarting the system and again enter the details to login.

    Sanjeev Mishra is a professional blogger and an Internet Marketing Consultant based in India. He has built the Internet Techies to provide you updates in technology and web application area.