How to Remove/Hide SkyDrive Folder from This PC’s Navigation Pane in Windows 8.1
SkyDrive has been integrated into Windows Explorer by Microsoft to enable the users of Windows 8.1 to access their important folders or files. Although SkyDrive gives an easy access to your important files or folders, but some users may be looking for some useful techniques on removing SkyDrive from their system. There is no option in Windows 8.1 to remove or hide SkyDrive. So, here is a utility that can help you in doing so without great ease. You do not need to edit manually the Windows Registry for removing this folder from Windows Explorer.
The utility is known as “ThisPCTweaker” that helps in customizing This PC. TPT can be used not only for removing SkyDrive, but also for removing music files, pictures, useless documents and videos from your system that are appearing in This PC. Below is the process that can be followed if you want to remove SkyDrive from This PC.
Steps to Remove/Hide SkyDrive Folder from This PC’s Navigation Pane
Step 1: First, you need to click here to download TPT zip file.
Step 2: Once you have downloaded it, you need to double click on it to open the folder. You need to click on Windows 8 – 8.1 from the options appear before you.
Step 9: You will find SkyDrive in the navigation pane. You need to select the second option “Remove Selected” to remove it from Navigation Pane. It will remove SkyDrive from the Windows Explorer successfully. If you want to restore it, you just need to select the third option “Restore Defaults”.