OneDrive users often encounter “OneDrive error 0x80070194: The cloud file provider exited unexpectedly” when they try to open OneDrive files or copy files from the OneDrive folder. An error code of 0x80070194 indicates a syncing issue in Windows 10, which may cause an application or File Explorer crash. Thus, you cannot copy files from the OneDrive folder on Windows 10 and encounter the error message.

0x80070794 Error

Fortunately, there are several troubleshooting methods that can help you fix the issue in no time. In this guide, we will walk you through them in detail. Let’s get right into it!

Pause and Resume Syncing

If you are facing the error 0x80070194 on OneDrive, then the first thing that you should do is pause syncing and then resume it after a few minutes. This fix helped several users resolve the issue, which is why we recommend you give it a shot.

Here is what you need to do:

  1. Locate and right-click on the OneDrive icon on your taskbar. If you cannot locate your Drive icon, please contact our support team.
  2. Click on the gear icon in the top-right corner of the context menu.
  3. Choose Pause syncing from the context menu, and click on 2 hours from the drop-down menu

After a couple of minutes, resume syncing by following the same steps above.

After a few minutes, if your taskbar icon does not appear, execute the following command in Command Prompt:

OneDrive ResumePause

Reset OneDrive

A corrupted cache can affect system performance and an application’s efficiency, causing issues like the error 0x80070194. Network certificates may also have been configured incorrectly. OneDrive reset using normal Run commands may resolve your problem, as resetting OneDrive restores both network certificates and application settings to the defaults.

Here is what you need to do:

  1. Type cmd in the search area of your taskbar and hit Run as administrator to launch elevated Command Prompt.
  2. Once you are inside the Command Prompt window, type the command mentioned below and hit Enter to execute it. This will reset OneDrive to its default settings. For a few moments, you may notice the OneDrive icon disappearing from your status bar.
%localappdata%\Microsoft\OneDrive\onedrive.exe /reset

3. After a few minutes, if your taskbar icon does not appear, execute the following command in Command Prompt:

4. You will see blue arrows on your OneDrive icon once this command has been executed, showing that the files have been synced. Check that all the files have been synced correctly after the synchronization process has been completed.

OneDrive CMD

If none of the above works, we recommend speaking to one of our Support team about reinstalling OneDrive.