OneDrive substituting "+" sign in place of space

Nov 6, 2017
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I use Back EZ from NTI. I started to backup to my OneDrive 3 weeks ago. I had reason to do a Restore. There are approximately 15,000 files. When I tried to do the restore I got a ton of errors. Every space in every filename had been substituted by the + sign. Only those with the + sign had the error message.
I contacted NTI, they assure me they do not put the + sign into the filenames. So, it must be OneDrive that is putting them in my files.
Hello Microsoft, is that the case and if so, why?

Attached a screenshot of the data held on OneDrive along with another screenshot with the original file names from my PC.



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