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Wes

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Hi all,

Finalizing our win10 enterprise rollout and stamping out a few niggling things.  We have implemented the GPO to disable OneDrive, and while it doesn't run, the OneDrive icon in the navigation pane still appears (and is a writeable location in c:\users\username\onedrive).

Not the end of the world, but would love to have it not show up at all.  Anyone have any ideas on this one?

Thanks!
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Nevermind, found this and worked it into our registry config script:

http://lifehacker.com/how-to-get-rid-of-the-onedrive-icon-in-windows-10s-file-1722592615
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I share the following information in case you are working in a business environment that you are to keep users from having or using personal versions of OneDrive in production.

Windows 7 is getting hit with this one after installing O365 as well, where an additional OneDrive is appearing in the left side of the explorer window under favorites. After install of Office 365, in Programs and Features, it will appear with the name "Microsoft OneDrive" which is the personal version of OneDrive, not the OneDrive for Business. OneDrive for Business is installed as well, but is uninstalled with the O365 Uninstall.  This "Microsoft OneDrive", even though it is being installed by the O365, it is left on the machine and in use because the install is being put into the User Registry Keys, or User Context.

The install point appears to be thrown into the user registry keys and the installer is an executable that resides in the user profile.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\OneDriveSetup.exe
Source of the install and the path, C:\Users\<UserAccount>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\OneDrive\17.3.6281.1202\OneDriveSetup.exe

Keep this in mind as the gpo would need to be used with Windows 7 if your job is to keep the personal version from being used at work.


We thought our users had someone being a cowboy and doing these personal versions or installs, then we find out that MS is doing this with Office installations.

This sort of install is like getting a new machine with bloatware installed, forcing the removal after the fact is just crap-ware methods at best.  Thank you Microsoft, you have crossed the line with this one.


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