OneDrive allows you to organize and share your files efficiently with other team members. But some users have encountered error 1200 when trying to sign into OneDrive. Here, I will show you a few methods to help you resolve error 1200.
How to fix Error Something went wrong 1200 in OneDrive:
- Method 1: Perform a clean boot in Windows. That will allow you to detect if background software is causing the Office program to malfunction. You will need to input “msconfig” into the Windows search bar and disable some of the service settings for the process to work.
- Method 2: Clear the OneDrive credential cache. To do that, you will need to go to “User Accounts” in your Control Panel. Then, manage “Windows credentials” in the “Credentials manager.” You can remove the credentials by clicking the down arrows and selecting “Remove.”
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Method 1: Perform a clean boot in Windows to fix error 1200 in OneDrive (something went wrong):
The first method you can use to help resolve the error 1200 in OneDrive is to perform a “clean boot” in Windows. Then you can check whether background software is interfering with OneDrive. The process below will start OneDrive without having any other apps interfere with the launch. You can then progress through the steps below to get a better understanding of how to perform a clean boot in Windows to fix error 1200.
- Firstly, open your Windows search box and type in “msconfig.”
- Now open the “System Configuration” app.
- Choose “Hide all Microsoft services” from the “Services tab,” then choose “Disable all.”
- Now click on “Apply.”
- Choose “Open Task Manager” from the “Startup” tab.
- Select “Microsoft OneDrive” and then click on disable.
- Now close the “Task manager.”
- Click on “OK” to complete the process.
You will have managed to perform a clean boot in Windows once the process is complete. You will now be able to start up OneDrive without any other application Interfering with the program’s launch. I highly recommend you progress through each of the steps shown above to ensure you have a clear vision of what you need to do to complete the process. Before disabling the options in the service tab, you must hide the Microsoft services. By doing so, Microsoft apps that require startup performances will remain.
Method 2: Clear the OneDrive credential cache to fix error 1200 in OneDrive (something went wrong):
If the process shown above does not work for you, the other method you can use to help resolve the error 1200 in OneDrive is to clear the credential cache. On your desktop, you can remove the OneDrive cache for credentials. What this will do is if there are any unnecessary credentials within the program that could potentially obstruct your sign-in progress, you can simply remove them to resolve the error. Have a read through the guide below to get a better understanding of how you can clear the OneDrive credential cache.
- Firstly, open the “Control panel” app.
You can do this by clicking on the “Start” menu and then clicking on the “Control panel” app.
- Now click on “User accounts.”
In the Control panel app, there will be an option called “User accounts,” you need to click on it to progress ahead.
- Select “Credential manager.”
Here you can manage all your credentials for applications on the desktop. This section also houses many unnecessary credentials that could prevent programs such as OneDrive from functioning correctly. Removing credentials is especially helpful if you have been changing your passwords.
- Now you need to click on “Windows credentials.”
- Click on the drop-down next to any unnecessary OneDrive credentials.
- Click on “Remove” to complete the process.
You will have successfully removed any unnecessary OneDrive credentials cache upon completing the process. Ensure you remove only the unnecessary credentials; otherwise, the process may remove credentials that OneDrive requires. That means you will need to go through the sign-in process again.
Thank you for reading our content on how to resolve the error 1200 in OneDrive. I have provided two different methods you can use to help resolve the issue. One way you can use to help resolve the problem is to clean boot start your Windows desktop. I have provided the steps to clean and boot your desktop in Windows. If the process shown does not work for you, we have also provided a step-by-step guide on how you can clear unnecessary OneDrive credentials from the Credential manager in the Control panel. If you still encounter issues while trying the steps shown above, you can simply drop a comment below, and we will address your problems.