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Transition: Transfer Shared to Personal now or just re-invite late



At the bottom I include a quote from the "What you need to know thread". I
am still a little confused. Turns out I have never even used "Personal"
libraries. I just used the "Shared" libraries for the same purpose. I am not
sure what the best course to take in preparation for the transition. I only
have 4 libraries, 2 of which are quite large. If the quote below is correct
and all I need to do is "re-invite" myself and the files/libraries do not get
touched, then perhaps that's the best course of action. In particular I hope
that means I won't have to re-synch everything.
If, on the other hand, there is some advantage to using personal folders,
and if switching a library from shared to personal is seamless (not requiring
"re-synching"), then perhaps I would consider switching now before the
transition. Any advice on this matter?


P.S. This is my 2nd attempt to post on this issue. I don't know what
happened to my previous post.

"Francisco Garcia-Ascanio [MSFT]" wrote:

> Hi Josh,
> Since the new FolderShare (Sync) client will use Windows Live ID, as the way
> to sign-in, all shared libraries will have to be "rebuilt". This means one
> of the following for you:
> 1) If you’re the owner of a shared library that library will get migrated
> over to the new system, so you will need to re-invite anyone who was
> previously invited to that library. Remember you will need to send an
> invite to their Windows Live ID. As the email mentioned, it's recommended
> that you write down who has access to your shared libraries so you can have
> it on hand for future reference.
> 2) If you weren't the owner of the shared library you'll have to wait to get
> a new invite from the owner of the shared library.
> In both cases your files and folders will remain untouched.
> Let us know if you have any questions.
> Thanks,
> Francisco

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