Microsoft has now released a new Windows 10 out-of-band update KB5020953 (Builds 9042.2194, 19043.2194, and 19044.2194) to versions 21H2, 21H1, 20H2 of Windows 10. The update KB5020953 brings fix for an issue that causes Microsoft OneDrive to stop working.

The OneDrive issue is noticed after installing KB5018410 or later updates for Windows 10. Microsoft has provided details of the issue at the official page.

OneDrive might unexpectedly close, and you might receive an error when attempting to do the following:

  • ​Sign out or unlink your account in the Microsoft OneDrive sync app.
  • ​Unlink sites or folders from syncing to your device from Microsoft SharePoint or Microsoft Teams sites.
  • ​Uninstalling the OneDrive sync app might fail.

Note: These issues might affect both OneDrive and OneDrive for Business.

This issue was resolved in the Windows 10 cumulative update KB5020953. Here is the full changelog of update KB5020953 in terms of new features, fixes and improvements.

This non-security update includes quality improvements. When you install this KB:

  • It addresses an issue that causes Microsoft OneDrive to stop working. This occurs after you unlink your device, stop syncing, or sign out of your account.

If you installed earlier updates, only the new updates contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.

Download link:

You can download and manually install Windows 10 update KB5020953 by clicking here. If you need help in understanding how to install these updates manually on your PC, you can refer to our step by step noob-friendly tutorial.