How to remove the microsoft office upload center from windows 10

by Martin Brinkmann on February 09, 2018 in Microsoft, Microsoft Office - Last Update: February 09, 2018 - 17 comments

If you install a recent copy of Microsoft Office on your Windows PC, you may notice that something that the Microsoft Office Upload Center gets installed with that copy.

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You may notice it in the system tray area of the operating system as it displays its own icon there. The Upload Center may also display there after you mix up OneDrive on a Windows 10 machine (maybe on older versions as well but I did not chạy thử that).

First question that may come to lớn your mind is why it is there and what it is used for.

Microsoft offers the following description:

Microsoft Office Upload Center now gives you a way to lớn see the state of files you"re uploading khổng lồ a VPS, in one location. When you upload a file lớn a web VPS, Microsoft first saves that file locally to the Office Document Cache before it starts the upload, which means that you can save sầu changes and immediately continue working even when you are offline or have a bad network connection. The Microsoft Office Upload Center lets you keep trachồng of how uploads are progressing, and whether any files need your attention.

Basically, it is a software used lớn control Office documents that you work on that get uploaded to lớn a hệ thống. This is mostly useful in scenartiện ích ios where you work with remote documents. If you vì, you may not want to lớn disable the Upload Center but if you use Office locally only, there is no reason lớn keep the Office Upload Center around.

You may use the Upload Center khổng lồ manage Microsoft Office tệp tin uploads lớn website servers (e.g. OneDrive).

How khổng lồ disable the Microsoft Office Upload Center


You may notice that the Upload Center can"t be shut down easily. A right-click on the Upload Center icon does not display options lớn exit the program, and the program interface offers no options lớn shut it down as well.

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The only option that Microsoft provides is khổng lồ hide the icon in the Windows notification area. This is not the same as terminating the application or making sure it is not run in first place though.

Cliông xã on Settings and uncheck "Display inhỏ in notification area" to lớn hide it. If you prefer to disable it completely, read on.

The easiest way khổng lồ disable the Upload Center on a Windows machine seems limited to Windows 10 only. I cannot say for sure, so let me know in the comments if the option is also available on Windows 8.1 or Windows 7.

Right-cliông chồng on the OneDrive inhỏ in the System Tray area, or start OneDrive. Select Settings và swithc to the Office tab.


You disable the Upload Center if you unkiểm tra "Use Office 2016 to sync Office files that I open". A restart should complete the process & Office Upload Center should not run anymore on the system.

Other solutions

Here is a quiông chồng danh sách of other suggestions:

xuất hiện HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun in the Registry Editor và delete the OfficeSyncProcess there.Open the Windows Task Scheduler, & disable the Microsoft Office Sync Maintenance for task.Rename the file C:Program FilesMicrosoft OfficeOffice15msosync.exe cộ. This may throw errors however.

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Check out this discussion on Superuser for additional tips on dealing with the Upload Center.

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