As you all know that OneDrive is the popular app for backup and share your system files online. But sometimes user faces issue in OneDrive, for assistance the user should contact Microsoft support via Office.com/setup. In this blog, you will read the solution to fix OneDrive Error Code 0x8004def5.
Method To Fix OneDrive Error Code 0x8004def5: Www.office.com/setup
1. Verify OneDrive is connected to Windows 10 PC:
For this, you should press Win+X keys together and then choose Settings from the menu. Now, you should visit to the Accounts section and then click on Your email and accounts. Here, you should click on the blue link which named Sign in with Microsoft instead then this means your OneDrive is not properly connected to Window 10. At last, follow the instructions to login to your Microsoft account.
2. Complete OneDrive Setup Process:
You should press Win+E key altogether to open the Windows Explorer. Then, you have to search for the OneDrive blue folder from the panel which is on the left side of your window. After this, you should select which folders and files of your PC should sync with OneDrive. Now, the setup process of OneDrive is complete and this will solve the error. But if in case, you are still finding error then move to the next step.
3. Temporarily Disable Firewall or Antivirus:
Disable Windows Firewall:
You need to press Win+R keys in order to open the Run dialog box. Then, you should type ‘control’ and then press Enter key. Now in the Control Panel window, you should select System and Security. Here, you should select Windows Firewall. At this point, you should select the option Turn Windows Firewall on or off from the menu which is there on the left side of your computer screen. Next, you should click the bubble which is next to the option Turn off Windows Firewall. After this, you need to tap on OK button to apply the settings. At the end, you should again try to use OneDrive and save the changes.
If OneDrive starts working properly then you should add the app to the whitelist of your firewall and then re-activate the protection.
As everybody use different types of antivirus just to secure them from cyber threats, so it is advised you should follow the process by doing a Google search according to their antivirus and how to temporarily disable it from your device.
4. Uninstall and Re-install OneDrive:
To uninstall OneDrive, you should press Win+X keys at the same time and then click on the PowerShell as an Admin option from the pop-up menu. Now, in the PowerShell you should type the command:
taskkill /f /im OneDrive.exe ->
And then press Enter key to run the command. After this, you should copy-paste and run the command. Just keep in mind, you should make sure that you use the right command for your system configuration:
64-bit version: %systemroot%SysWOW64OneDriveSetup.exe /uninstall
32-bit version: %systemroot%System32OneDriveSetup.exe /uninstall
To re-install OneDrive:
You should open PowerShell as an Admin. After this, you should type the command by just according to the system version:
64-bit version: %systemroot%SysWOW64OneDriveSetup.exe
32-bit version: %systemroot%System32OneDriveSetup.exe The above method will help you to solve OneDrive Error Code 0x8004def5. If the customer require any kind of help, for fixing the issue then just contact Microsoft via Office.com/setup.