As an IT professional I tend to work on multiple systems (tablets, laptops, desktops) and I use OneDrive (SkyDrive) extensively to always have access to the latest versions of my documents.
I love OneDrive, but today when I wanted to continue working on my desktop I got an error : “onedrive sync engine host stopped working”. So first thing I tried was just restarting OneDrive, which didn’t work. Then I figured … ah well let’s just reboot and see what happens.
When this also didn’t work I looked online and saw I wasn’t the only one experiencing this. I also came across the OneDrive Troubleshooter tool. After I ran this, followed the instructions and waited about 5-10 minutes, it worked properly again.
I hope this helps you to resolve similar issues.
- In processes the process shows as OneDrive Sync Engine Host , but the process is still SkyDrive.exe
- In the application log, an event 1000 was generated with the following information:Faulting application name: skydrive.exe, version: 6.3.9600.17055, time stamp: 0x53291a62
Faulting module name: unknown, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0×00000000
Exception code: 0×00000000
Fault offset: 0×0000000000000000
Faulting process id: 0×1050
Faulting application start time: 0x01cf78c9a55d1428
Faulting application path: C:\Windows\System32\skydrive.exe
Faulting module path: unknown
Report Id: 43b283ee-e4bd-11e3-826f-bc5ff4e873f4
Faulting package full name:
Faulting package-relative application ID: