Windows 10: OneDrive folders will not open in File Explorer

Discus and support OneDrive folders will not open in File Explorer in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; OneDrive folders (e.g. Documents, Pictures, etc.) will not open using File Explorer. File Explorer hangs. Folders and files using OneDrive app and... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by donaldkaplan, Sep 11, 2019.

  1. OneDrive folders will not open in File Explorer


    OneDrive folders (e.g. Documents, Pictures, etc.) will not open using File Explorer. File Explorer hangs. Folders and files using OneDrive app and OneDrive online work correctly. OneDrive folders do open correctly using a non-Microsoft file manager (TreeSize Personal).

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    donaldkaplan, Sep 11, 2019
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  2. Junaid_A Win User

    Explorer hangs when opening OneDrive folder

    Hi,

    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community forum.

    You may try the steps listed below and check if it works.

    Uninstall OneDrive:

    • Search ‘CMD’ from the start menu and choose ‘Command Prompt (Admin).
    • Copy paste the following command and hit enter:

      taskkill /f /im OneDrive.exe
    • Copy paste the following command and hit enter once the command mentioned above is completed:

      %SystemRoot%\SysWOW64\OneDriveSetup.exe /uninstall
    Delete OneDrive related files:

    • Open ‘File Explorer’ and type ‘%UserProfile%\OneDrive’ in the address bar.
    • Select all the files and Delete.
    • Type ‘%LocalAppData%\Microsoft\OneDrive’ in the address bar and tap Enter.
    • Right click the logs folder and Delete.
    • Delete all the files except the ‘Update’
      folder.
    • Type ‘%ProgramData%\Microsoft OneDrive’ in the address bar and tap Enter.
    • Delete all the files present there.
    • Type C:\OneDriveTemp in the address bar and tap Enter.
    • Delete all the files and restart the computer.

    Reinstall OneDrive:

    • Open File Explorer and type the following in the address bar:

      C:\Users\<YourUserName>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\OneDrive
    • Double click the Update folder and run the
      OneDriveSetup file.
    • Follow the on-screen instructions to reinstall OneDrive.

    Check if the issue persists after reinstalling OneDrive.

    Hope it helps.

    Let us know if you got the help you needed by clicking ‘Yes’ or ‘No’.
     
    Junaid_A, Sep 11, 2019
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  3. Edwin Win User
    How can I "unhide" onedrive from file explorer


    Open 'OneDrive' folder from the Start menu/AllApps list.
     
    Edwin, Sep 11, 2019
    #3
  4. Ahhzz Win User

    OneDrive folders will not open in File Explorer

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Sep 11, 2019
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