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how do I remove OneDrive from my Dell Winidows 8.1 computer

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I want to remove it from my pc so it doesn't exist.  can this be done
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Please see: microsoft http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/onedrive-app-faq
Scroll down to see list of faq's about one drive.."can I deintall it"
It appears that the key to One Drive is the way you log into 8.1...with your microsoft account or as a local account...
The key to inhibiting oneDrive is to log in locally
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Can you totally disable the One Drive software since it cant be removed
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Here is a link to it disabling using a registry edit or if you have pro you can use group policy....
http://www.howtogeek.com/167058/how-to-disable-skydrive-integration-in-windows-8.1/
I guess I should give you this link as well for backing up your registry before you do anything in case you get confused with that registry directory and make the wrong edit..
Here is a tutorial on the that as well:
http://www.windowstutor.com/take-backup-windows-registry-81-8/

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tcands I am not on a windows 8.1 machine and have never done this myself..and would normally test before post...just as a disclaimer..
good luck with it
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steve
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