Need help to remove SkyDrive from my computer

If you are looking to remove SkyDrive from your computer, you have come to the right place. SkyDrive is a cloud storage service provided by Microsoft, which allows you to store and access your files from anywhere. However, if you no longer need this service or want to free up some space on your computer, you can easily remove it. Here are some steps you can follow to remove SkyDrive from your computer:

1. Unlink your account: Before you remove SkyDrive from your computer, you need to unlink your account. To do this, right-click on the SkyDrive icon in the system tray and select “Settings”. In the Settings window, click on the “Unlink SkyDrive” button and follow the prompts to unlink your account.

2. Uninstall SkyDrive: Once you have unlinked your account, you can proceed to uninstall SkyDrive from your computer. To do this, go to the Control Panel and select “Programs and Features”. Find SkyDrive in the list of installed programs and click on “Uninstall”. Follow the prompts to complete the uninstallation process.

3. Remove SkyDrive folder: After uninstalling SkyDrive, you may still have a SkyDrive folder on your computer. To remove this folder, go to your user folder (C:UsersYourUserName) and delete the SkyDrive folder.

4. Disable SkyDrive integration: If you are using Windows 8 or later, SkyDrive is integrated into the operating system. To disable this integration, go to the PC Settings app and select “SkyDrive”. Turn off the “Sync settings on this PC” option and any other options you do not want to use.

By following these steps, you can easily remove SkyDrive from your computer. However, keep in mind that if you have any files stored in SkyDrive, you should back them up before removing the service.


We hope that these steps have helped you remove SkyDrive from your computer successfully. If you have any further questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to us. Remember to back up any important files before removing the service. Thank you for choosing Microsoft products and services.

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