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How to uninstall Dropbox from your system

Dropbox is a software application. This page contains details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by Dropbox, Inc.. You can find out more on Dropbox, Inc. or check for application updates here. More details about the program Dropbox can be seen at . Dropbox is commonly set up in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin directory, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the application. You can remove Dropbox by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUninstaller.exe. Note that you might get a notification for administrator rights. Dropbox.exe is the Dropbox's main executable file and it takes around 37.39 MB (39207112 bytes) on disk.

Dropbox contains of the executables below. They occupy 37.86 MB (39694512 bytes) on disk.



  • Dropbox.exe (37.39 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (256.02 KB)
  • DropboxUpdateHelper.exe (219.96 KB)


The current web page applies to Dropbox version 3.0.3 only. For more Dropbox versions please click below:

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Dropbox has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Dropbox:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Start Menu\Programs\Dropbox

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove Dropbox:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\D3DCompiler_43.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\DropboxExt.24.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUninstaller.exe
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUpdateHelper.exe
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\icudt52.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\icuin52.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\icuuc52.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\Microsoft.VC90.CRT.manifest
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\msvcm90.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\msvcp90.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\msvcr90.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\plugins\accessible\qtaccessiblewidgets.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\plugins\imageformats\qjpeg.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\plugins\platforms\qwindows.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\qt.conf
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Qt5core.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Qt5Gui.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Qt5Network.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Qt5OpenGL.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Qt5PrintSupport.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Qt5QML.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Qt5Quick.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Qt5Sql.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Qt5Webkit.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Qt5WebkitWidgets.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Qt5Widgets.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\Blend.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\BrightnessContrast.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\Colorize.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\ColorOverlay.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\ConicalGradient.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\Desaturate.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\DirectionalBlur.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\Displace.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\DropShadow.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\FastBlur.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\GammaAdjust.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\GaussianBlur.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\Glow.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\HueSaturation.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\InnerShadow.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\LevelAdjust.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\LinearGradient.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\MaskedBlur.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\OpacityMask.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\private\FastGlow.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\private\FastInnerShadow.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\private\FastMaskedBlur.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\private\GaussianDirectionalBlur.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\private\GaussianGlow.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\private\GaussianInnerShadow.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\private\GaussianMaskedBlur.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\private\SourceProxy.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\qmldir
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\RadialBlur.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\RadialGradient.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\RectangularGlow.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\RecursiveBlur.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\ThresholdMask.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtGraphicalEffects\ZoomBlur.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick.2\plugins.qmltypes
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick.2\qmldir
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick.2\qtquick2plugin.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick.2\qtquick2plugin.pdb
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\ApplicationWindow.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\BusyIndicator.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Button.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Calendar.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\CheckBox.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\ComboBox.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\GroupBox.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Label.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Menu.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\MenuBar.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\plugins.qmltypes
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\AbstractCheckable.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\BasicButton.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\CalendarHeaderModel.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\CalendarUtils.js
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\ColumnMenuContent.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\ContentItem.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\Control.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\FastGlow.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\FocusFrame.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\HoverButton.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\MenuContentItem.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\MenuContentScroller.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\MenuItemSubControls.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\ModalPopupBehavior.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\qmldir
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\ScrollBar.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\ScrollViewHelper.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\SourceProxy.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\StackView.js
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\StackViewSlideDelegate.qml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\style.js
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\QtQuick\Controls\Private\Style.qml

Usually the following registry keys will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.DropboxWiaDataCallback
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Dropbox
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Dropbox

Additional registry values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AvastPersistentStorage\Dropbox_DownloadProgressPercent
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List\C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe




How to delete Dropbox with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dropbox is an application offered by the software company Dropbox, Inc.. Sometimes, people choose to uninstall this application. This is troublesome because performing this manually takes some advanced knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. 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 a very potent uninstaller and general utility to take care of your PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


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


5. All the applications existing on the computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Dropbox or simply click the Search field and type in "Dropbox". If it is installed on your PC the Dropbox application will be found automatically. After you click Dropbox in the list of programs, the following data regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Dropbox, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance 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 come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Dropbox.
Uninstall Dropbox


8. After uninstalling Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Dropbox which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Dropbox using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

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

This page is not a recommendation to remove Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Dropbox in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and 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 08:15:56.487