We recently discovered a an issue with the OneDrive client on a few clients PC’s. The Files on demand option was completely missing. Assuming you have checked all the minimum criteria for Files On-Demand
OneDrive Files On-Demand requires:
- Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709 or later) or Windows Server 2019
- OneDrive build 17.3.7064.1005 or later. [Mentioned in the article]
You have probably scoured the internet looking for another solution and come up empty and frustrated.
The good news it is a simple fix!
- Open registry editor
Press Windows key + R, type regedit and press enter
- Browse to
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\CldFlt right click and create New ‘Dword 32 bit’ and give value as 2 as Hexadecimal.
- Restart the machine