Windows 10: OneDrive icon from the Explorer remove

2:59 am March 4, 201715308

OneDrive is a Cloudspeicherdienst by Microsoft, installed by default on any Windows 10 owners is. Certainly a useful way my data, images or videos in a cloud to many secure. Because there are few alternatives but some of you simply not use OneDrive. Annoyingly, the Onedrive icon remains even after uninstalling, the Explorer. In the following description, I show you how to the the OneDrive icons completely discards.

important! Because you must make for the removal, changes to the registry, it should be performed by experienced users. For other changes to the registry, TechMixx assumes no liability !

  • first Windows key + R button, it opens that give a run command tool, now regedit and OK to confirm. Alternatively, you can enter regedit in Cortana .

  • opens the registry editor now navigate to the following key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTCLSID {018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6}. to speed up the whole thing, press CTRL + F and inserts the key {018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6} in the search line and confirmed with find next.

  • now click on the key and on the right side, open the file System.IsPinnedToNameSpaceTree with the right button of the mouse, and change in the dialog window on go.

  • it opens another window, here you have to the value of 1 to 0 change and confirm with OK . Thus, you have permanently removed the OneDrive icon from your Explorer.

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