In windows 10 update, every update comes with some issues which need to be fixed. One of these issues is the One Drive crashing issue which appears in windows 10 anniversary update.
In this tutorial, we will guide you through simple methods how to fix this issue. Just follow this article and you are good to go.
One Drive Crashing Problem is one of the major issue which need to be resolved. In order to fix this problem, we have share our experience which is worth following.
Follow the below Methods carefully:
Method # 1: Delete The One Drive
Step 1: Simultaneously press windows+E Key to open File explorer.
Step 2: In file explorer, click on the “One Drive” option and then select all the files located in that folder and “Delete” it.
Step 3: After that, press windows + R key and then type %appdata%\..\Local\Microsoft\OneDrive and press enter.
Step 4: When you reach the destination, double click on “Update” folder and then double click on “One Drive Setup” file. Follow the installation procedure.
Method # 2: How To Uninstall and Reinstall One Drive
Step 1: Open the “Control panel” and then click on “Uninstall a program” located under the “Program & Features” option.
Step 2: Locate the “One Drive” application and then select it.
Step 3: After that, click on “Uninstall” button to remove the program.
Step 4: Also, delete all the related files to One Drive. Open the File explorer.
Step 5: Press windows+R key and then type %UserProfile%\OneDrive and press enter.
Step 6: When you reach the folder of One Drive, then delete all the folders.
Step 7: Again open the run dialogue box by pressing windows+R key and then type %LocalAppData%\Microsoft\OneDrive and press enter.
Step 8: Now, delete all the folders except the “Update” folder.
Step 9: Again open the run dialogue box and then type %ProgramData%\Microsoft OneDrive and press enter.
Step 10: When you reach the destination, delete all the folders there.
Step 11: Again open the run dialogue box and then type C:\OneDriveTemp and press enter.
Step 12: After reaching the required path, delete all the folders there.
Step 13: At last, restart the computer.
Step 14: When your computer boots up again, press windows+R key and then type C:\Users\YourComputerName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\OneDrive and press enter.
Step 15: When you reach the above path, double click on “Update” folder and then double click on “OneDriveSetup” folder to install it.
Step 16: If you are having problem by locating the “update” folder, then type the %SystemRoot%\SysWOW64\OneDriveSetup.exe and press enter. By doing this, the OneDriveSetup will start preparing for first use.
We have summarized our experience in 2 methods in order to be followed easily. If you have any query related to this post, then kindly let us know in the comment section.
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