Windows 10 – Delete or Remove OneDrive

Windows 10 Remove OneDrive

OneDrive comes as a bloatware software for Windows 10 which facilitates one with cloud services. But there are users who not to acquire its services. Mostly Windows 10 users love to access the services of Google Drive or Dropbox. Unfortunately, its a little complicated for a newbie to get rid of such Windows 10 applications like OneDrive. That is why I am going to deliver you with an easy way to Delete or Remove OneDrive from Windows 10.

How To Delete or Remove OneDrive From Windows 10

To Remove or Delete OneDrive from Windows 10, one needs to follow a number of steps. Such steps are drafted to help one totally get rid of OneDrive on Windows 10. However, I have enlisted a number of fixes to solve this problem. Do follow all of them if you really do not want a glimpse of OneDrive in your Windows 10 operating system. Head below to start the tutorial:

Remove OneDrive From Windows 10 via CMD

  • Firstly, type cmd in the Cortana bar. Now, right click on Command Prompt and select Run as administrator.

Windows 10 remove OneDrive

  • In the CMD window, type taskkill /f  /im OneDrive.exe and hit enter.

Windows 10 remove OneDrive

  • You need to execute commands according to your Windows OS. as it is 64-bit or 32-bit. For both operating systems, there come different commands.

For 64-bit OS: %SystemRoot%/SysWOW64/OneDriveSetup.exe /uninstall

For 32-bit OS: %SystemRoot%/System32/OneDriveSetup.exe /uninstall

Windows 10 remove OneDrive

After executing such commands in the CMD environment, OneDrive will be removed from your Windows 10 operating system. However, you will not get a notification as if the job is done. The only way to know as if such a process is done successfully, you will not get an error while executing such commands.

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Uninstall OneDrive On Windows 10 via Control Panel

Sometimes uninstalling OneDrive can be helpful. But it does not work all the time, that’s why this guide is optional and you can try if it yourself as it works on your Windows 10 PC or Laptop. To do so, Follow the easy steps provided below:

  • Open Control Panel using Windows 10 Cortana search bar. Now, navigate to Programs menu.

Windows 10 remove OneDrive

  • Detect OneDrive and click once on uninstall after selecting OneDrive.

Windows 10 remove OneDrive

Delete OneDrive Remains on Windows 10

Now that you have uninstalled OneDrive on Windows 10, some its remnants still haunt your local drive. So in order to properly get rid of OneDrive, you must perform the step provided below:

  • Open CMD via Run as administrator.

Windows 10 remove OneDrive

  • Execute the following commands in the CMD environment.

rd “%UserProfile%/OneDrive” /Q /S

rd “%LocalAppData%/Microsoft/OneDrive” /Q /S

rd “%ProgramData%/Microsoft OneDrive” /Q /S

rd “C:\OneDriveTemp” /Q /S

Windows 10 remove OneDrive

  • Last Step to remove OneDrive from Windows 10 is by executing the following commands:

REG Delete “HKEY_CLASSED_ROOT\CLSID\ {018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6}” /f

RED DELETE “HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Woe643Node\CLSID\ {018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6}” /f

Windows 10 remove OneDrive

Point To Be Noted: Run all the commands one by one. Execute them in the sequence provided above.

Bonus Tip: Restore OneDrive on Windows 10

For users who wish to restore OneDrive on Windows 10, they can do it easily and without any complications. However, if you do reinstall OneDrive then you will have to again perform all of the steps provided above to remove or delete OneDrive from Windows 10.

  • Navigate to SystemDrive>Windows>SysWow64 file path.

Windows 10 remove OneDrive

  • Here locate OneDrive.exe file and run its setup to reinstall it.

Windows 10 remove OneDrive

In The End

That is all for the guide on How To delete or Remove OneDrive From Windows 10. In case you face any trouble in performing this particular guide, feel free to comment in the comments box below. Stay tuned to TechPCApps for further guides. Thanks.

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