I want to stop onedrive from syncing a folder

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I have a folder in my documents folder that I do not want onedrive to sync. I just want it on my computer and I don't want onedrive to touch it. I have not found a way to do that. Can anyone help?
 
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Hi and welcome to the forum
My suggestion is to delete one drive and see if that stops it.
1) Use Revo Uninstaller Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Free and Full Download
Free version works just great

2) Go into the control panel and then programs and features and you can delete it there. I used this method when I installed Windows. Never had an issue with it after that
HTH and have a great day
Jeff
 

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I don't want to get rid of onedrive. I just want it to stop syncing one of the subfolders in my document folder.
 

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Hey, ra, MOVE the subfolder you DON'T want OD to sync to another place. If you have a D: drive, put it there. If you need help with this, post back.
 

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PS:

After you take that subfolder out of OD's reach, go to OD online and delete the stuff it already recorded for that subfolder. Done and done.
 

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That too.
 

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Hi and welcome to the forum
My suggestion is to delete one drive and see if that stops it.
1) Use Revo Uninstaller Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Free and Full Download

Rather than deleting something because it isn't understood one could simple learn how it works, even in not using it.

That said...

And there's no need to delete it (other than lack of understanding). It can simply be disabled...
 

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