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How to uninstall Dropbox from your PC

This web page contains complete information on how to remove Dropbox for Windows. The Windows release was created by Dropbox, Inc.. More information about Dropbox, Inc. can be seen here. Click on to get more information about Dropbox on Dropbox, Inc.'s website. The application is often found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client directory (same installation drive as Windows). You can remove Dropbox by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe. Note that you might be prompted for administrator rights. Dropbox's main file takes around 7.62 MB (7992336 bytes) and is named Dropbox.exe.

The following executable files are contained in Dropbox. They take 8.27 MB (8674744 bytes) on disk.

  • Dropbox.exe (7.62 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (158.80 KB)
  • DropboxThumbnailGenerator.exe (31.03 KB)
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe (397.52 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (43.03 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (36.03 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 113.4.507 of Dropbox. You can find below info on other releases of Dropbox:

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Several files, folders and Windows registry entries can be left behind when you are trying to remove Dropbox from your PC.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\IndexedDB\https_www.dropbox.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Dropbox:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\_bowbow.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\_bz2.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\_cffi_backend.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\_ctypes.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\_win32sysloader.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\_yappi.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\113.4.507.manifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\advapi32_native.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\allocator_metrics.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\apex._apex.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-console-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-datetime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-debug-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-errorhandling-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-file-l2-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-handle-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-interlocked-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-namedpipe-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-processenvironment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-profile-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-rtlsupport-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-timezone-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-core-util-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\API-MS-Win-core-xstate-l2-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-crt-conio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-crt-convert-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-crt-environment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-crt-filesystem-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-crt-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-crt-locale-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-crt-math-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-crt-multibyte-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-crt-private-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-crt-process-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-crt-stdio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-crt-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-crt-time-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\api-ms-win-crt-utility-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\Assets\150x150Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\Assets\70x70Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\Assets\70x70Logo-Light.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\cloud_files_utils.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\concrt140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\cpuid_native.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\crashpad_native.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._constant_time.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._openssl.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._padding.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\dbghelp_native.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\driver_amd64\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\driver_amd64\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\driver_amd64\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\driver_amd64\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\driver_amd64\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\driver_amd64\dropbox.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\driver_x86\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\driver_x86\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\driver_x86\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\driver_x86\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\driver_x86\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\driver_x86\dropbox.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\Dropbox.VisualElementsManifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\dropbox_apex.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\dropbox_crashpad.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\dropbox_nucleus.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\dropbox_sqlite_ext.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\dropbox_tprt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\dropbox_watchdog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\DropboxOfficeAddIn.13.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\DropboxOfficeAddIn64.13.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\DropboxThumbnailGenerator.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\fastpath.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\gdi32_native.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\kernel32_native.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\mmapfile.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\msvcp140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\msvcp140_1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\msvcp140_2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\nucleus_python.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\opengl32sw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\plugins\imageformats\qgif.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\plugins\imageformats\qjpeg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\plugins\platforms\qwindows.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\113.4.507\plugins\styles\qwindowsvistastyle.dll

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Backup
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Binder
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.ExternalBackupLocation
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Gdoc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Gsheet
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Gslides
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.OfficeAddIn
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.OneClickProcessLauncherMachine
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Paper
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Passwords
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Shortcut
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Vault
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\dropbox-client
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\dropbox-install
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5A812990327ACD34D85B163756A6E149
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Dropbox

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.gdoc\OpenWithProgids\Dropbox.Gdoc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.gsheet\OpenWithProgids\Dropbox.Gsheet
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.gslides\OpenWithProgids\Dropbox.Gslides
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.web\OpenWithProgids\Dropbox.Shortcut
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\MuiCache\4e\52C64B7E\@C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.415.1\goopdate.dll,-3000
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5A812990327ACD34D85B163756A6E149\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-582765584-2337783614-3425431698-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Dropbox.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-582765584-2337783614-3425431698-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\DropboxUpdate.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdate\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdate\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdate\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdatem\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdatem\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdatem\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\DbxSvc\Description


A way to uninstall Dropbox from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dropbox is a program by the software company Dropbox, Inc.. Frequently, users decide to remove it. This can be hard because doing this manually requires some experience related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK way to remove Dropbox is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to clean your computer.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


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


5. All the programs existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Dropbox or simply activate the Search field and type in "Dropbox". The Dropbox app will be found automatically. After you click Dropbox in the list of programs, some data regarding the program is made available to you:


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





  • The software company is: https://www.dropbox.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Dropbox.
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8. After uninstalling Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Dropbox that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Dropbox using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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



Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice 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 supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2021-01-16 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2021-01-15 23:47:43.300