How can Uninstall OneDrive from Windows System

Have problems to uninstall OneDrive on the PC? Or still not sure whether the program can be removed from Windows? This post can tell you what you want to know about this program removal.

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Application overview


OneDrive (previously known as SkyDrive) is a file hosting service that can save people's files and photos and syn online, people can easily access to these saved files on any device and anywhere as long as they sign into their personal OneDrive account.

Can I remove OneDrive from Windows PC?

Before answering this question, you should firstly check your computer's Windows operating system. OneDrive application attaches in Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 and cannot be uninstalled. On other Windows OS like Windows 7, Windows Vista and some versions of Windows 10, you can choose to uninstall OneDrive from the computer.

How to stop syncing to OneDrive?

If you don't want to totally get rid of OneDrive on your PC and just want to stop syncing to OneDrive, you can choose to unlink your account on the program. For the specific steps, you can refer to the following guides:

If you decide to remove OneDrive thoroughly from the computer, check the following instructions.

Uninstall OneDrive from Windows with one of the following ways

Traditional way: use Windows Uninstaller


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If you encounter additional system error after deleting its registries, you should restore the registries from your back-up as soon as possible. This is often because some of the removed registry entries are closely related to other applications as well as the Windows system itself.

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Faster and easier option: uninstall OneDrive with Total Uninstaller

The same, you also can choose to remove this program via using Total Uninstaller. It has been tested that the removal utility can get rid of the application completely from computer. You can check this video tutorials or specific instructions below.

Steps to uninstall OneDrive with Total Uninstaller:

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Additional warm tips:

If you get a Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 operating system and cannot uninstall OneDrive, you can choose to unlink your account and disable it on the start-up items. Thus, it has very little influence on your PC.

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Posted By: Jamie / Jan 03, 2019

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