AutoCAD 2013/2014/2015

Reply
Active Contributor
zlotinas
Posts: 48
Registered: ‎11-17-2008
Message 1 of 8 (838 Views)

Autodesk Sync - Creates NEW PARTITION?!

838 Views, 7 Replies
02-22-2013 03:56 AM

After reinstalling Windows 7 Pro (64bit) and Autodesk apps (AutoCAD 2013, Revit 2013) Autodesk Sync creates new partition which is named Programs (X: ) and contains exactly the same files as 360 Cloud.


This is how it looks after restarting Windows and before launching any Autodesk software:

Before Autodesk Sync

 

After launching any Autodesk software:

 

2013-02-22_134131.jpg

 

All applications are fresh installation and updated with latest service packs, as well as Autodesk Sync.


Killing Autodesk Sync process doesn't make any change.

 

Showing or hiding hidden files in windows exporer - makes no difference.

 

After restarting Windows Programs (X: ) disappears till launching any Autodesk Software with Sync.

 

Any ideas?

 

*Expert Elite*
pendean
Posts: 21,642
Registered: ‎11-06-2003
Message 2 of 8 (816 Views)

Re: Autodesk Sync - Creates NEW PARTITION?!

02-22-2013 05:33 AM in reply to: zlotinas
*Expert Elite*
JGerth
Posts: 1,924
Registered: ‎12-05-2005
Message 3 of 8 (797 Views)

Re: Autodesk Sync - Creates NEW PARTITION?!

02-22-2013 10:01 AM in reply to: zlotinas

X: is not a partition on your hard drive - it's a 'faux' drive to provide an easy way to look at the files managed by 360.  Those aren't duplicate files, they are the _same_ files being viewed another way.

Active Contributor
zlotinas
Posts: 48
Registered: ‎11-17-2008
Message 4 of 8 (776 Views)

Re: Autodesk Sync - Creates NEW PARTITION?!

02-22-2013 04:27 PM in reply to: pendean

Thanks for advice 

Active Contributor
zlotinas
Posts: 48
Registered: ‎11-17-2008
Message 5 of 8 (772 Views)

Re: Autodesk Sync - Creates NEW PARTITION?!

02-22-2013 04:39 PM in reply to: JGerth

*Expert Elite*
JGerth
Posts: 1,924
Registered: ‎12-05-2005
Message 6 of 8 (714 Views)

Re: Autodesk Sync - Creates NEW PARTITION?!

02-25-2013 05:23 AM in reply to: zlotinas

zlotinas wrote:

...

 

And even though it's not some kind of malicious script (while it acts like one) don't you think it's far from appropriate to create additional disk drive for a simple sync service?  There are dozens of apps syncing bits of info to cloud and back none of them create faux partitions, otherwise I'd have 22 disk devices. 



I'm not one to claim that 360 was either weil thought out, or well written.  I initially tried it with 2013, and scrapped it rather quickly.  Between the offensive ToS, the absolute lack of subscription management, the missing verifiable security,and the intrusive local implementation, it was just not worth it.  There are better options available, at the same or better cost.

New Member
naveenmass
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎03-08-2013
Message 7 of 8 (614 Views)

Re: Autodesk Sync - Creates NEW PARTITION?!

03-08-2013 08:03 AM in reply to: zlotinas

yea .. can i able to remove tht local disk x .. without uninsalling sync software .. ! its distrubing !! 

New Member
shiyasworld
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎12-24-2013
Message 8 of 8 (255 Views)

Re: Autodesk Sync - Creates NEW PARTITION?!

12-24-2013 09:43 PM in reply to: zlotinas

autocad.jpg

here sighn out your problem solved

You are not logged in.

Log into access your profile, ask and answer questions, share ideas and more. Haven't signed up yet? Register

Announcements
Are you familiar with the Autodesk Expert Elites? The Expert Elite program is made up of customers that help other customers by sharing knowledge and exemplifying an engaging style of collaboration. To learn more, please visit our Expert Elite website.

Need installation help?

Start with some of our most frequented solutions to get help installing your software.

Ask the Community




Connect with AutoCAD

Twitter

Facebook

Blogs

Pinterest

Youtube