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A way to uninstall Dropbox from your computer

Dropbox is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was created by Dropbox, Inc.. More information on Dropbox, Inc. can be found here. Please open if you want to read more on Dropbox on Dropbox, Inc.'s page. The program is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client directory (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall Dropbox. Dropbox.exe is the Dropbox's primary executable file and it takes close to 27.89 MB (29246632 bytes) on disk.

Dropbox is composed of the following executables which occupy 28.16 MB (29530912 bytes) on disk:

  • Dropbox.exe (27.89 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (170.06 KB)
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe (18.46 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (47.80 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (41.30 KB)

This page is about Dropbox version 27.4.22 alone. You can find below a few links to other Dropbox releases: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Dropbox we advise you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Dropbox:
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox
  • C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\Dropbox
  • C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox
  • C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\gai0pk12.default-1490888406297\storage\default\

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Dropbox:
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\_cffi_backend.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\_ctypes.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\_multiprocessing.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\_win32sysloader.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\_yappi.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Assets\150x150Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Assets\70x70Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\bz2.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\concrt140.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\cpuid.compiled._cpuid.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._constant_time.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._openssl.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._padding.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\D3DCompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Dropbox.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Dropbox.VisualElementsManifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_crashpad.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_sqlite_ext.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_watchdog.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\DropboxExt.16.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\DropboxExt64.16.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\DropboxOfficeAddIn.8.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\DropboxOfficeAddIn64.8.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\enterprise_data.compiled._enterprise_data.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\enterprisedataadapter.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\fastpath.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\faulthandler.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\icudt55.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\icuin55.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\icuuc55.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\librsync.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\librsyncffi.compiled._librsyncffi.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\mmapfile.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\msvcp120.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\msvcp140.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\msvcr120.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\opengl32sw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\plugins\imageformats\qgif.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\plugins\imageformats\qjpeg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\plugins\platforms\qwindows.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\psutil._psutil_windows.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\pyexpat.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtCore.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtGui.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtNetwork.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtPrintSupport.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtQml.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtQuick.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebChannel.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebEngineWidgets.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebKit.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebKitWidgets.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWidgets.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWinExtras.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\python27.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\pythoncom27.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\pywintypes27.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\qt.conf
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Gui.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Network.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5OpenGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5PrintSupport.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5QML.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Quick.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5QuickWidgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Sql.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WebChannel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WebEngine.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WebEngineCore.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WebEngineWidgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Webkit.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WebkitWidgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Widgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WinExtras.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\qt-blacklist.json
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\Blend.qml
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\BrightnessContrast.qml
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\Colorize.qml
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\ColorOverlay.qml
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\ConicalGradient.qml

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.OfficeAddIn
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.OneClickProcessLauncherMachine
  • 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

Supplementary values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5A812990327ACD34D85B163756A6E149\ProductName
  • 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 marketed by Dropbox, Inc.. Frequently, users choose to uninstall this program. This is difficult because deleting this by hand takes some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK procedure 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 PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to optimize your computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Dropbox or simply click the Search feature and type in "Dropbox". If it is installed on your PC the Dropbox application will be found very quickly. After you click Dropbox in the list of applications, some information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains 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 are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Dropbox:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. 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 a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Dropbox that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Dropbox with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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


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

2017-05-30 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-05-30 19:18:11.013