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Windows 7: OneDrive refuses to open

04 Jan 2018   #1
bclaverie

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
OneDrive refuses to open

Hi all,
I seem to be having an issue with OneDrive flat out refusing to open. I have recreated this problem on multiple machines (ones on and off domains) and it has me stumped. Hopefully the great people on here can provide some insight.

Here are some things I've done so far:
Restarted to see if that'd fix it
Uninstalled and performed a clean boot
Reinstalled with the same result.


I've tried running %localappdata%\Microsoft\OneDrive\onedrive.exe /reset and
%localappdata%\Microsoft\OneDrive\onedrive.exe

My end results have all been the same where I have no process running in the back ground for it, no system tray, no pop up error, and am frankly at a loss. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Thank you in advance, ladies n gents.


*PS: If there is any information that you may need please don't hesitate and I will give as much as I can.


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04 Jan 2018   #2
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, Kali, VMWare Workstation Player, OpenVPN
 
 

Hi bclaverie,

Have you tried the OneDrive Troubleshooter?
If you run the tool and click advanced you will be provided the choice to repair automatically!
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05 Jan 2018   #3
bclaverie

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Good morning Snick,
I tried running the troubleshooter on my laptop and it told me that it was disabled because it won't work on this PC. I did run something similar yesterday (don't recall if it was the same one) but did receive similar results.

Here is a snip of the troubleshooter result.


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08 Jan 2018   #4
bclaverie

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Update: Did some digging and found this registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\DisableFileSyncNGSC
Deleted it and voila OneDrive opened. Must have been from a new GPO that was pushed out.

Snick, thank you for trying to help!
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