The solution: Stop wasting your time trying to get Photo Stream to work on Windows and install Microsoft’s One Drive App.
I’m not a Microsoft fanboy, but I am a fan of stuff that works.
Read-only Permissions Did you change the default folder for Photo Stream in Windows (via i Cloud Control Panel)? If you changed the folder to someplace else, do this: Read-only permissions can be a pain in the back especially in Windows.And if you want to show My Photo Stream tab again, just go to Setting Photos to disable i Cloud Photo Library.There are so many factors may cause this i Cloud don’t sync problem, such as low battery and bad Wi-Fi connection.One feature that made a ton of difference to how you shared photos from within the Photos app on your i Phone was Photo Stream.It came about at a time when Facebook and Instagram where at the peak of their photo sharing features and Apple kind of made it really simple and easy for i OS users to share their photos with other i OS (and OS X) users.As such, some of the core services you'll be using on those mobile devices are also available for Windows. It's a relatively easy way to share your i Phone or i Pad photos with your Windows 10 PC, once you've got it set up. This guide was originally published in August 2015, but we refreshed it for April 2017.Before you do anything you need to have i Cloud for Windows installed and set up. The even better news is we have a complete guide to walk you through it, step by step.This is where you choose what it is you wish to sync to your PC.Click on Options and you'll be presented with what you see in the image above.Photo Stream is made to work that way: it's only when you close the camera that the photos automatically get synced to the Photo Stream and then finally to all your i Devices.No, this doesn't mean you press the home button after using the camera and then you run to check the Photo Stream on your i Pad.