How to enable Onedrive when Group Policy disables it

My employer chooses not to allow Onedrive by Group Policy setting. I only have personal stuff on my Onedrive and for some reason they allow other drive synchronization tools like Dropbox, Google Drive and Box.

So when I need to synchronize stuff with Onedrive I am faced with the prospect of trying to find a way to enable Onedrive. The quickest and easiest way I have found is to change the registry key which controls Onedrive’s ability to load.

To do this please first be familiar with Regedit and the consequences changing the wrong thing can have on your computer. This information is provided for your information and I accept no liability for any harm you may cause your computer by following my advice!

Open Regedit and find the following key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\OneDrive

Change the key

DisableFileSyncNGSC

from 1 to 0

Exit Regedit

Start Onedrive

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