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A guide to uninstall Dropbox from your computer

Dropbox is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was developed by Dropbox, Inc.. Open here for more details on Dropbox, Inc.. You can get more details about Dropbox at . Dropbox is usually set up in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin directory, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the application. The full uninstall command line for Dropbox is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUninstaller.exe. The program's main executable file is labeled DropboxUninstaller.exe and it has a size of 256.02 KB (262160 bytes).

Dropbox installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 475.97 KB (487392 bytes) on disk.



  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (256.02 KB)
  • DropboxUpdateHelper.exe (219.95 KB)


This info is about Dropbox version 2.10.52 alone. Click on the links below for other Dropbox versions:

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

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Dropbox:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\comtypes_cache\Dropbox-27
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Dropbox

Generally, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_dl.dropbox.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Opera\Opera\icons\www.dropbox.com.idx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\dropbox_sqlite_ext.{5f3e3153-5bce-5766-8f84-3e3e7ecf0d81}.tmpe4k7cl.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\dropbox_sqlite_ext.{5f3e3153-5bce-5766-8f84-3e3e7ecf0d81}.tmpe4k7cl.lck

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Dropbox
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Dropbox

Additional registry values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{FB314ED9-A251-47B7-93E1-CDD82E34AF8B}\InProcServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{FB314EDA-A251-47B7-93E1-CDD82E34AF8B}\InProcServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{FB314EDB-A251-47B7-93E1-CDD82E34AF8B}\InProcServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{FB314EDC-A251-47B7-93E1-CDD82E34AF8B}\InProcServer32\




How to erase Dropbox using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dropbox is an application released by the software company Dropbox, Inc.. Frequently, users try to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because removing this manually takes some experience related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY approach to uninstall Dropbox is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your computer.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Dropbox or simply click the Search field and type in "Dropbox". If it exists on your system the Dropbox application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Dropbox in the list of applications, the following information about the application is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Dropbox, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Dropbox:


  • The web site of the program 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 appear. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Dropbox.
Uninstall Dropbox


8. After uninstalling Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Dropbox that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Dropbox with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

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  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows (6.4)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove Dropbox supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 13:29:15.170