However, not everyone is entitled to have the same opinion. Some users may prefer other services, such as Google Drive, Dropbox, or even Apple’s iDrive. The problem is that OneDrive comes enabled by default on every Windows 10 machine. You can remove your account, or try to disable the feature, but you can’t uninstall OneDrive for Windows 10. Well, you couldn’t uninstall it until today, one Reddit user posted on GitHub a simple .BAT script that completely removes OneDrive from any Windows 10 computer. As such, if you’re on another cloud storage service, or simply don’t trust to store your personal files outside your computer, and you don’t find use for OneDrive, you can uninstall the app using the following steps.

How to permanently remove OneDrive from Windows 10

Reboot your computer to ensure that OneDrive has been completely uninstalled from Windows 10. Alternatively, another Reddit user previously created another script to permanently remove OneDrive from Windows 10 that you can try. It’s worth pointing out that it’s not recommended to try to remove essential parts of the operating system. Using unsupported scripts like this one can cause irreversible damage to your computer, use this guide at your own risk and there are no guarantees. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.