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How to Disable OneDrive AutoRuns at Startup in Windows 10

By default, OneDrive is set to start when you sign in to Windows to have all files in each folder you choose to sync in OneDrive on your PC is automatically kept in sync with your online OneDrive. This article describes 2 ways to disable OneDrive autoruns when you sign in to Windows 10. This is useful when you want to speed up computer's boot time.

Way 1: Stop OneDrive AutoRuns When Sign in to Windows 10

Step 1: Open OneDrive Settings from Taskbar Notification area.

Open OneDrive Settings

Step 2: On Settings tab, uncheck Start OneDrive Automatically When Sign in to Windows 10 checkbox.

Stop OneDrive Automatically Running

With this settings, OneDrive won't start automatically when your boot up your computer. You'll see OneDrive icon will disappear from notification area.

How to Restore OneDrive start automatically when sign in to Windows

Step 1: Type OneDrive in search box, then click it on the result.

Start OneDrive in Windows 10

Step 2: Open OneDrive settings, and check the Start OneDrive Automatically When I Sign in to Windows checkbox.

Start OneDrive Syncing

OneDrive icon will display in Taskbar notification area again and start syncing OneDrive files to your PC.

OneDrive starts syncing folders

Way 2: Disable OneDrive AutoRun at Startup via Task Manager

Step 1: Open Task Manager in more details view.

Press Win+X, then press T on keyboard. If it opens in mini mode, click on More details button.

Open Task Manager

Step 2: In Task Manager, click Startup tab. Select OneDrive, then click on Disable button.

Disable OneDrive at Startup

With this settings, OneDrive will not run next time when you boot up your computer.