Turn On or Off Run OneDrive at Startup in Windows 10

    Turn On or Off Run OneDrive at Startup in Windows 10

    How to Turn On or Off Start OneDrive Automatically when you Sign in to Windows 10
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    How to Turn On or Off Start OneDrive Automatically when you Sign in to Windows 10


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    OneDrive is a cloud-based storage service where you can view, browse, upload, and share the files you saved online to OneDrive.

    By default, OneDrive is set to start when you sign in to Windows to have all files in each folder you choose to sync in OneDrive on your PC is automatically kept in sync with your online OneDrive.

    This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off to start OneDrive automatically when you sign in to Windows 10.

    Note   Note
    This OneDrive setting will add (checked) or remove (unchecked) the OneDrive string value in the registry key below.

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

    Data value:

    "C:\Users\<your user name>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\OneDrive\OneDrive.exe" /background




    Here's How:
    1. Right click or press and hold on the OneDrive Name:  OneDrive_icon.jpg
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    2. In the Settings tab, check (turn on) or uncheck (turn off) the Start OneDrive automatically when I sign in to Windows box under the General section, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)

    NOTE: Checked to turn on is the default setting.

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    That's it,
    Shawn


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  1.    18 Aug 2017 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 100
    Windows 10

    I do not get this "settings" menu when I right click on OneDrive. All I get is the icon which opens my folder when I click on it, or the option to unpin from task bar.
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  2.    18 Aug 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,788
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046
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    Hello Nikilet,

    Just to verify, are you right clicking on the OneDrive icon on the far right side of the taskbar in the notification area by the clock?
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  3.    18 Aug 2017 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 100
    Windows 10

    Thank you so much! No, I was not clicking on that icon so that was my problem. Duh ..
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  4.    18 Aug 2017 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046
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      My ComputersSystem Spec

 


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