In this question: Is there a way to change folder for iCloud Drive? a caveat was listed that in Windows 10, iCloud must be disabled. However, the options to disable iCloud are no longer in the control panel as stated.

How can I be sure to disable every process associated with iCloud?

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    Possible duplicate of Is there a way to change folder for iCloud Drive?
    – Ramhound
    Sep 15, 2016 at 22:49
  • I know that, I can't help with the fact you do not having the reputation, to submit a comment. I can do something about the fact this question, being a duplicate, by flagging it. This isn't how you improve an existing question or answer an exiting answer or comment requesting more information be added to an answer
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    Sep 15, 2016 at 22:53
  • answer questions that don't require submitting a comment and/or answer the original question with a answer that adds significant information. Your answer does not do that.
    – Ramhound
    Sep 15, 2016 at 22:55
  • I thought that finding how to properly disable iCloud service was significant since the procedure won't work it you don't do it. Not so?
    – grldsndrs
    Sep 15, 2016 at 22:57
  • Let us continue this discussion in chat.
    – grldsndrs
    Sep 15, 2016 at 23:00

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  • opening the task manager,
  • selecting the start up tab,
  • disabling the iCloud start-up processes then
  • restarting the machine.

After I rebooted, I followed the instructions in the previously answered post and it worked

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