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Disable OneDrive Sycn Engine from starting with windows

  1. #1


    Posts : 28
    Win 8.1 Update 1, 64 Bit

    Disable OneDrive Sycn Engine from starting with windows


    Hi, is there a way to completely disable the OneDrive Sync Engine process from starting up with windows? I can't find it in the startup menu. Sometimes when it loads it will lock up my computer for about ~5 mins until anything becomes responsive. I was able to grab a screen shot of the process loading in the notifications. I just would like to disable OneDrive 100% if possible (running Win 8.1, update 1) as I do not use that service for anything. Thanks!

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    Edit: Here's the process of what it says in TM

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,568
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Ghost,

    If you like, you can use the tutorial below to completely disable OneDrive integration in Windows 8.1 Update.

    OneDrive Integration in Windows 8.1 - Enable or Disable
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  3. #3


    Posts : 28
    Win 8.1 Update 1, 64 Bit


    That did it! I actually read that tutorial prior to posting my question because the screenshots and brief text led me to believe that it was a different situation. Jokes on me! Thanks a lot.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,568
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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Disable OneDrive Sycn Engine from starting with windows
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