Windows 8.1 - Disable OneDrive integration

September 2016


Windows 8.1 - Disable OneDrive integration




In this article you will learn how to disable OneDrive (SkyDrive) integration under Windows 8.1 (All users).
  • Press the Windows key + X and select the Run tab.
  • Type the following command "regedit" and press Enter.
  • The registry shall open, go to:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Policies > Microsoft > Windows.
  • Click on the Edit menu > New > Key
  • Name this key as Skydrive.
  • Click on the Edit menu > New > DWORD value (32 bits).
  • Name this value as DisableFileSync.
  • Double click on DisableFileSync and set its value to:
    • 1 - disable SkyDrive integration.
    • 0 - enable SkyDrive integration.
  • Close the registry and restart your PC.

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