How to remove OneDrive desktop icon


  1. Posts : 28
    WIndows 10
       #1

    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.
    How to remove OneDrive desktop icon-onedrive.png
    How to remove OneDrive desktop icon-opt.png

    Is there a way to disable this icon in the registry? What is the guid?
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  2. Posts : 61,941
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #2

    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 14:25. Reason: added tutorial link
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  3. Posts : 28
    WIndows 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Thank you so much!
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  4. Posts : 61,941
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #4

    You're most welcome. :)
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