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Map your local drive letter to Windows Live SkyDrive using Windows 7 and Office 2010

You might know the tools available to map Windows Live SkyDrive on you computer, here’s a nice trick to map SkyDrive using Office 2010 on Windows 7 PC – just follow these simple steps: “Fire up PowerPoint 2010, create a new blank presentation (file -> new). Next, click save & send then choose save to web from the submenu. Choose to save to SkyDrive. After logging in, you’ll be able to choose a save location. Click it, then note the location which appears in save window’s address bar. Click at the end of the line (after Documents, for example) to highlight the path. Copy it to clipboard. Now right-click Computer on your start menu, select map network drive, select a drive letter, paste in the path, and choose to reconnect the drive. For reconnection to work, you need Windows 7 online ID provider for Windows Live installed and your ID linked to your Windows login. Now just click OK, and you’re done! If everything went well, a new Explorer window will appear with contents of the folder you mapped. You’ll have to repeat process if you want access to multiple folders — just save & send again and pick a different location! Drag & drop files to SkyDrive…sync from your desktop to the cloud with SyncToy, you name it!”


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