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How to permanently uninstall OneDrive on Windows 10

So… You want to uninstall OneDrive because it is annoying as hell? As you may have noticed, when you open photos on your computer, the Set up OneDrive dialog will automatically open and that could be a little frustrating in time.

And if you do not need OneDrive at all, you should get rid of it for good. In this article we will show you how to completely and permanently uninstall OneDrive, so that it will not annoy you anymore.

This is an easy and straight forward guide, so it can be performed by people that lack IT skills.

How to permanently uninstall OneDrive on Windows 10

Let’s start. The first thing you have to do is open Settings. You can type settings in Cortana or use the key combination Windows + I.

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Next, choose Apps and from the next menu, Apps & Features.

After that, type in onedrive, hit Enter and choose Microsoft OneDrive from the results.

Press uninstall, confirm it with “This app and its related info will be uninstalled” and choose Yes from the UAC window.

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If you need to reinstall the application, you can either download it from the official website or from Windows Store.

Note: the same steps can be performed for uninstalling any unwanted software that came with your new Windows 10 computer or laptop.

That’s all. Enjoy!