Windows 10: Unable to remove onedrive folder

Discus and support Unable to remove onedrive folder in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Running Windows 10 Home. I uninstalled MS Onedrive successfully per the instructions in the tutorial on tenforums. Now I want to remove the onedrive... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by mck, Dec 28, 2020.

  1. MCK
    mck Win User

    Unable to remove onedrive folder


    Running Windows 10 Home.

    I uninstalled MS Onedrive successfully per the instructions in the tutorial on tenforums.
    Now I want to remove the onedrive folder in "C:\users\myusername\AppData\Local\Microsoft\OneDrive.

    To see if removing the OneDrive folder will cause any problems, I first tried to rename it as "~OneDrive". But I get an error message that says:

    "The action can't be completed because the folder or a file in it is open in another program."

    How can I rename the OneDrive folder? And then remove it later if no problems?

    :)
     
  2. Nikhar_K Win User

    Unable to find photographs in OneDrive

    Hi,

    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    I understand that you are unable to see the Photographs that are uploaded in OneDrive. I suggest you to follow the steps mentioned below and check if you are able to find the files:

    1. Login to
      https://onedirve.live.com
      with your Microsoft account.
    2. Check for the folders or files that are uploaded.

    If you are unable to find the photographs, I suggest you to get in touch with the OneDrive support team.

    Sign in to OneDrive.com from any browser, click the ‘?’ help icon on the top banner of the page and select
    Email OneDrive support. Submit your question and follow the prompts to request support.

    Hope it helps.

    Nikhar Khare

    Microsoft Community - Moderator
     
    Nikhar_K, Dec 28, 2020
    #2
  3. Freezer Win User
    Windows 10 - OneDrive

    Anyone know how to remove "OneDrive - For Business" from the Explorer navigation panel? I've tried just about every registry modification, and windows policy for "Onedrive" but they only seem to work for the consumer product, not for onedrive for business.

    The onedrive product alone is so damn annoying and continues to load itself upon startup, even when it's explicitly remove from startup. It continues to automatically load and unload itself from within the startup folder... while I'm actively watching it load itself into the startup folder.
     
    Freezer, Dec 28, 2020
    #3
  4. Unable to remove onedrive folder

    onedrive duplicating my folders...

    Hi.

    Again, onedrive is going crazy and is duplicating my main folder, full of subfolders. It's locking me out of all my files. I have windows 10, Office 365 home. I paused synch at the moment before I have 1000 copy of my folder, which I can't open anyway!
    Please don't ask me any question that will further delay the repair. Simply give me a step by step solution and then improve onedrive so this won't happen again to so many of us. I suggest you also add "onedrive" in the list of "Windows Topics" below since
    thousands of users have issues with it.

    Thanks

    Michel

    *** Email address is removed for privacy ***
     
    Michel Chiangmai, Dec 28, 2020
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