1.    11 Jan 2016 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2015
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    WIndows 10

    How to remove OneDrive desktop icon


    After upgrade of Win7 to Win10 I got an Onedrive icon on my desktop. It can't be deleted.
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    Is there a way to disable this icon in the registry? What is the guid?
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  2.    11 Jan 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,321
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Hello zdzdz,

    Downloading and merging the .reg file below should remove the OneDrive desktop icon for you. You may need to either refresh (F5) the desktop or log out/in to fully apply.

    See also: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html


    Remove_OneDrive_Desktop_Icon.reg

    (contents)
    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    ; Created by: Shawn Brink
    ; https://www.tenforums.com
    
    
    ; Remove OneDrive icon from desktop
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideDesktopIcons\NewStartPanel]
    "{018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6}"=dword:00000001
    
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideDesktopIcons\ClassicStartMenu]
    "{018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6}"=dword:00000001
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideDesktopIcons\NewStartPanel]
    "{018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6}"=dword:00000001
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideDesktopIcons\ClassicStartMenu]
    "{018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6}"=dword:00000001
    Last edited by Brink; 17 Jan 2016 at 15:25. Reason: added tutorial link
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  3.    12 Jan 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2015
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    WIndows 10
    Thread Starter

    Thank you so much!
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  4.    12 Jan 2016 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,321
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    You're most welcome.
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