This is incorrect, and the files are actually still on your computer as they previously were.
All you need to do to resolve this “blemish” is to open Windows Explorer, right click on Sky Drive in the left-hand pane of common folders, and click on “Make available offline”.
Alternatively, if you’re considering an upgrade, make sure to prep your computer for Windows 8.1Windows 8.1 makes significant changes to Windows 8 and it's a worthy upgrade on any device.
How you'll upgrade depends on which version of Windows you're upgrading from. An issue that I’ve personally experienced is reduced hardware support.
Microsoft already announced the problem ahead of time, stating that you’d most likely be able to upgrade to the final code, but you would have to reinstall all of your desktop and Windows Store apps.
If that’s the case, you might as well go ahead and do a complete reinstall when upgrading to the final code, as clean installs are much less buggy than upgrades.
Most people see Windows 8.1 as a type of Service Pack.
The updates introduced by Windows 8.1, however, are much more pervasive and consequently seem to be causing more trouble than Service Packs in previous Windows versions.
In my case, the backlight of my laptop was no longer controllable — it was ridiculously too dim, and the brightness buttons on my keyboard wouldn’t change the setting.to a possibly Windows 8.1-friendly version, so that you don’t have to remove it completely.If you’re an avid Sky Drive user, you may come across an issue where Sky Drive claims that all of the files that were once downloaded to your computer are now “online only”.Windows Update protects you from security vulnerabilities by keeping Windows, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Office up-to-date with the latest security patches and bug fixes., as sometimes it can deliver driver updates.My personal issue was resolved when Samsung released a “brightness fix patch” via their SW Updater software package.
Make sure to check your respective sources as well.