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How to remove Onedrive?

Hello, sorry, I have another question. With my new laptop, my daughter wanted to play Sims on this new device. After noticing that Sims doesn't offer cloud save support, I decided to use OneDrive since the Sims savegames are in "My Documents". Oh my, what an error I made... First, the game use the Save folder to put temporary files so OneDrive is always try to sync all those files. Moreover, my other games got their config files all messed up because my laptop screen and desktop screen aren't the same resolution. Today, I wasn't able to run Civ because it was set up to 1440p, so I couldn't even hit the "Apply" in the GUI. Anyway, found the file with the resolution within it and fix it but still, I won't change it every time I change PC.

 

So now I want to remove OneDrive from both computers. From what I understand, if I unlink both PCs, it should be alright and stop syncing all the time. But I read so many nightmare stories about removing OneDrive that I'm not too sure what to do to unlink and remove OneDrive. I won't need it and if I want to backup something, I'll probably just use my USB drives and Google drive. OneDrive is too interlinked within the OS to my liking. I guess I'm too used to old DOS file system, I don't fit well with new OSes.

 

So do you have any tips for me ? Thanks a lot for your help.

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You can choose not to sync particular folders that may be larger and take a long time to run.

If I was you, I would turn off sync for the files/folders that you don't want to sync.

 

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/choose-which-onedrive-folders-to-sync-to-your-computer-98b8b011-8b94-419b-aa95-a14ff2415e85

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Thanks, the issue is that save folders is also used for temporary files (on Sims and Civilization VI) so it defeats the purpose to use OneDrive to try to sync the savegames on both PCs. 

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I would just disable one drive, not remove. Seems to serve the same purpose but less risky.

 

FYI im using shutup10 and I may or may not have disabled one drive, but Im pretty sure its an option anyways.

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11 hours ago, Mark Kaine said:

I would just disable one drive, not remove. Seems to serve the same purpose but less risky.

 

FYI im using shutup10 and I may or may not have disabled one drive, but Im pretty sure its an option anyways.

Well, I removed it from the boot start up so I guess that the safest way to keep all my documents and don't have it try to sync all the time.

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