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How to uninstall onedrive in windows 10

One drive in windows 10 is causing issues on your windows 10 computer and you want to uninstall it from your computer or laptop then you can do that by simply uninstalling but in few cases it will not work you need to perform some additional steps to uninstall onedrive in windows 10 and in order to uninstall onedrive completely from windows 10 you will need to remove it by using command prompt in windows 10 having administration privileges. So lets see how we can completely uninstall onedrive in windows 10.

Also there is no option to completely uninstall from windows 10 officially and part of windows update feature which synchronizes, even though if you want to delete and remove, uninstall completely you can do that as well via command prompt. Following commands in command prompt will work to remove it or you can justly turn off onedrive in windows 10.

How to completely uninstall onedrive in windows 10:

Step 1: Press windows button + X key on your windows 10 keyboard and open cmd with administrative privileges.

Step 2: or Simple search cmd on windows 10 search bar and click on run as administrator.

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Step 3: Type taskkill /f /im OneDrive.ext to terminate any processing running on windows 10 and press enter.

Step 4:  Now in CMD type %SystemRoot%\SysWOW64\OneDriveSetup.exe /uninstall for 64 bit and for 32 bit type %SystemRoot%\SysWOW32\OneDriveSetup.exe /uninstall

Note: To check that your computer is 32bit or 64 bit right click on this pc and click on Device manger.

Step 5: Once you know your system is 32 bit or 64 bit enter the command in command prompt and enter.

Step 6: By running above command one drive will not be installed completely, few of the folders and related file will still be present on your windows 10 computer and to remove/uninstall onedrive in windows 10 you need to perform other commands to clean-up

Step 7: Now, run rd “%UserProfile%\OneDrive” /Q /S and press enter.

Step 8: rd “%LocalAppData%\Microsoft\OneDrive” /Q /S and press enter.

Step 9: rd “%ProgramData%\Microsoft OneDrive” /Q /S and press enter

Step 10: rd “C:\OneDriveTemp” /Q /S and press enter.

Now after entering all the above commands in command prompt it will remove and uninstall onedrive in windows 10 completely.

What happens if I uninstall onedrive completely?

Nothing will happens it will stop syncing.

Does onedrive slow down your computer

It slows down as it get synced to your computer c drive (windows installation folder) and syncs your folder all time as you modify them etc and slows down.

How do I stop Windows 10 from saving to OneDrive?

Click on oneDrive icon and navigate to setting -> one drive settings-> turn off one drive syncing.