How to uninstall onedrive in windows 10 in one click

In earlier builds microsoft had given an option to remove onedrive, but in final version of windows 10 there is no option to remove onedrive completely off the system. If you are not using onedrive, there is no use in letting it eat the system memory. With services like google drive and dropbox around there are not many fans of onedrive out there. So, if you really hate onedrive, here is a script to completely uninstall onedrive in windows 10.

How to completely remove  onedrive in windows 10

Step 1 – Copy and paste the script given in this link

Step 2 – save it as RemoveOneDrive.bat on your pc anywhere.

Step 3 -Right click on it and choose Run it as administrator and voila, onedrive is vanished from your system.


Remove Onedrive through CMD

  • Press Windows key +R to open run box.
  • Type cmd and hit enter key.
  • Type the following to kill the OneDrive process: TASKKILL /f /im OneDrive.exe
  • To uninstall the OneDrive from Windows 10, type following commands
    1. If you are on a 32-bit system, type: %systemroot%\System32\OneDriveSetup.exe /uninstall
    2. If you run a 64-bit version, type: %systemroot%\SysWOW64\OneDriveSetup.exe /uninstall

What if you just want to get rid of onedrive icon from explorer


Note that by using this method, you can only remove icon from the explorer, it still remains in your system.

Step 1 – Press windows key + r to reach registry editor.

Step 2 – Browse to the following path in your registry editor in the left menu.

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT –> CLSID –> {018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6}




Step 3 – Double click on System.IsPinnedToNameSpaceTree and change value data from 1 to 0.

Onedrive icon will be removed from file explorer. To get it back, just follow the same path and revert it back to 1.

Note: – You have to reboot your computer for change to come into effect.

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  1. kamal August 20, 2015

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