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How to uninstall Dropbox from your system

Dropbox is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is written by Dropbox, Inc.. Additional info about Dropbox, Inc. can be seen here. Detailed information about Dropbox can be found at . Usually the Dropbox program is found in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin folder, depending on the user's option during install. The complete uninstall command line for Dropbox is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUninstaller.exe. The program's main executable file is labeled Dropbox.exe and it has a size of 31.15 MB (32667896 bytes).

The executable files below are part of Dropbox. They occupy about 31.52 MB (33056160 bytes) on disk.



  • Dropbox.exe (31.15 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (238.91 KB)
  • DropboxUpdateHelper.exe (140.25 KB)


This web page is about Dropbox version 2.6.24 alone. For more Dropbox versions please click below:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Some of these are shown below.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Dropbox

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Dropbox:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxExt.22.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxExt64.22.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUninstaller.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUpdateHelper.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\icudt.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\libcef.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\Microsoft.VC90.CRT.manifest
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\msvcm90.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\msvcp90.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\msvcr90.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\wxmsw28uh_vc.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\config.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\installer\l\53b86803
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\installer\l\59d2233f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\l\53b86858
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\shellext\l\53c28a21
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\shellext\l\53c2a330
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\shellext\l\53c2ab1c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\shellext\l\53d16e03
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\shellext\l\53e8d0bf
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  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\shellext\l\549b3b2b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\shellext\l\549dd098
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\shellext\l\549dd9cf
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\shellext\l\54a5a7d7
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\shellext\l\54b826e8
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\shellext\l\54b8c1bf
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\shellext\l\54c68ecb

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Dropbox
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Dropbox

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AvastPersistentStorage\Dropbox_DownloadProgressPercent




How to delete Dropbox from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dropbox is a program released by Dropbox, Inc.. Frequently, people try to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because removing this by hand takes some experience regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best QUICK way to uninstall Dropbox is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Dropbox or simply activate the Search field and type in "Dropbox". The Dropbox program will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Dropbox in the list of programs, the following data about the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about Dropbox, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Dropbox:


  • The web site of the application is: http://www.dropbox.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUninstaller.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Dropbox.
Uninstall Dropbox


8. After uninstalling Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Dropbox which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Dropbox using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Dropbox in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:07:11.923