Windows 10: Help - OneDrive/Quick Access bypass not working Solved

  1.    01 Nov 2015 #1

    Help - OneDrive/Quick Access bypass not working


    I am getting a bit frustrated with Windows 10 Pro and not sure what to try. So I do not want to use OneDrive or Quick Access. One of the first things I did was go to folder options and changed "open file explorer to:" this PC instead of quick access. I then unchecked both quick access options under privacy. So now when I hit start and select downloads, pictures, or file explorer, it actually opens to this PC. Not documents though. It still opens to quick access every time. I tried a restart, still nothing.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 19,931
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16179
       01 Nov 2015 #2

    Hello ResurrectedXlll, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you like, you could use the two tutorials below to disable and remove Quick access and OneDrive.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    01 Nov 2015 #3

    Well, that did not work. The quick access tab on the left is completely gone now, but when I click start and documents, it still goes to "C:\Users\kacyg\OneDrive\Documents"
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 19,931
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16179
       02 Nov 2015 #4

    Please post a screenshot showing this Documents folder in Start to help verify what this could be.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...en-forums.html
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  5.    02 Nov 2015 #5

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Desktop 1.png 
Views:	16 
Size:	13.9 KB 
ID:	46103

    So downloads and pictures is fine, but Documents still does not act right.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    06 Nov 2015 #6

    I still need help with this please.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  7. Posts : 19,931
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16179
       06 Nov 2015 #7

    Sorry for the late reply. I missed your post somehow.

    By default, the Documents from the Start list opens to Documents in This PC. The Documents folder in This PC is just a link of your "C:\Users\(user-name)\Documents" folder though.

    Since it opens to your OneDrive location instead, it sounds like you have Documents set to save to OneDrive by default. You can use the same steps in OPTION ONE of the tutorial below to set Documents to save to the default This PC only again.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Documents_OneDrive.png 
Views:	10 
Size:	14.9 KB 
ID:	46690
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  8.    06 Nov 2015 #8

    THAT WORKED! Thanks! I had to go back in and reactivate OneCloud so I could do this.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  9. Posts : 19,931
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16179
       06 Nov 2015 #9

    You're most welcome. I'm glad you were able to get it sorted.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
Hi I have dual screens and have two task bars. I have an exe I'd like to pin to either Quick Access or my second task bar, but I can't find anyway to do either. Any way to do this ? Thanks
Solved Quick access folders in General Support
Hi i have noticed that some folder i use have appeared under the quick access list and there does not seem to be a a way of removing them Folders i have added to this list have a small pin on the right and its easy to unpin them but these folder...
How do I remove quick access? in General Support
I'm not a fan of quick access/frequent folder/recent files. I liked the windows 8 system. Reason is because I don't want people who use my computer to have quick access to files that are personal or nsfw. I don't to use a type of security system...
I cannot add anything to Quick Access on Build 101240. How can I fix this. 24915
Quick Access Bar very usefull in General Support
hi guys, For me the Quick Access Bar is great. When adding folders to File Explorer one is limited to around 13 folders, when using the right mouse click. But when using the left mouse click on Files Explorer one gets the standard look and...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 17:38.
Find Us