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How to uninstall Dropbox from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall Dropbox for Windows. It is made by Dropbox, Inc.. Go over here for more info on Dropbox, Inc.. More details about the program Dropbox can be seen at . The program is often located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client directory. Take into account that this path can differ being determined by the user's choice. C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe is the full command line if you want to remove Dropbox. The application's main executable file has a size of 3.58 MB (3750208 bytes) on disk and is titled Dropbox.exe.

The executable files below are part of Dropbox. They occupy about 3.85 MB (4041584 bytes) on disk.

  • Dropbox.exe (3.58 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (165.57 KB)
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe (26.82 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (49.83 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (42.33 KB)


This page is about Dropbox version 56.4.94 alone. You can find below a few links to other Dropbox versions:

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Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you uninstall Dropbox.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Dropbox from your PC:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Virtualized\C\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Virtualized\C\Users\UserName\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Dropbox.exe_5a4256a990a1ae1724168e7f6e74e2f10454e40_0d1007d4

The files below are left behind on your disk by Dropbox when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashDumps\Dropbox.exe.10156.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\CrashDumps\Dropbox.exe.9368.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\avatar_cache\4c10cf78c494a33ede2f788701ae4f48-2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\avatar_cache\7d75c759a8e849ffd364ede28e1cf8dc-2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\avatar_cache\b8188f507925a47124a14ae106389925-2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\avatar_cache\e4750279cc4dc1342c2771da5f1e6a21-2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\avatar_cache\ee023fd35a5eec3e01e27021858265e5-2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\avatar_cache\f87433b6dbfa7041608c530e7563c417-2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\metadata
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\settings.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Dropbox.exe.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\host.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\info.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance_db\instance.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\aggregation.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\checker.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\config.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\contacts.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\deleted.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\filecache.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\host.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\local_view_manager\saved_session.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\notifications.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\photo.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\resync.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\sigstore.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\TO_HASH_17tkrhji
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\unlink.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\logs\1\1-5b9ab088
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\logs\1\1-5b9ab15b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\logs\1-faulthandler\crashlog.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\logs\None-faulthandler\crashlog.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\machine_storage\local_view_manager\saved_session.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\unlink.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\DropboxCrashHandler.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\DropboxUpdate.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\DropboxUpdateBroker.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\DropboxUpdateHelper.msi
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\DropboxUpdateOnDemand.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdate.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_da.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_de.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_en.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_es.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_es-419.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_fr.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_id.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_it.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_ja.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_ko.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_ms.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_nl.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_no.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_pl.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_pt-BR.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_ru.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_sv.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_th.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_uk.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_zh-CN.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\goopdateres_zh-TW.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\npDropboxUpdate3.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\psmachine.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.127.1\psuser.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\Download\{CC46080E-4C33-4981-859A-BBA2F780F31E}\56.4.94\DropboxClient_56.4.94.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\Download\{CC46080E-4C33-4981-859A-BBA2F780F31E}\57.4.89\DropboxClient_57.4.89.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\Download\{D8968FF2-E0B1-4A13-A3E2-C9F2995F3BC6}\1.3.127.1\DropboxUpdateSetup_1.3.127.1.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\DropboxUpdate.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\Install\{DCC7143E-E5CB-4D12-8AF7-6C66387DD0A9}\DropboxClient_57.4.89.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Dropbox.exe_5a4256a990a1ae1724168e7f6e74e2f10454e40_0d1007d4\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Dropbox.exe_5a4256a990a1ae1724168e7f6e74e2f10454e40_0e88cccf\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Dropbox.exe_5a4256a990a1ae1724168e7f6e74e2f10454e40_0f0bd484\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Dropbox.exe_5a4256a990a1ae1724168e7f6e74e2f10454e40_11211d11\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Dropbox.exe_5a4256a990a1ae1724168e7f6e74e2f10454e40_12315adb\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Dropbox.exe_5a4256a990a1ae1724168e7f6e74e2f10454e40_1325b94f\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Dropbox.exe_5a4256a990a1ae1724168e7f6e74e2f10454e40_2afab6ad\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Dropbox.exe_5a4256a990a1ae1724168e7f6e74e2f10454e40_2dfa9162\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Dropbox.exe_5a4256a990a1ae1724168e7f6e74e2f10454e40_321767aa\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Dropbox.exe_5a4256a990a1ae1724168e7f6e74e2f10454e40_3d6bc959\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\installer\l\5cc587b1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo\Dropbox.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Dropbox\Dropbox Website.URL
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Dropbox\Dropbox.lnk

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.OneClickProcessLauncherUser
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Dropbox
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\InternetRegistry\REGISTRY\USER\S-1-5-21-3593593239-2833633219-124686414-1001\SOFTWARE\Dropbox
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\RADAR\HeapLeakDetection\DiagnosedApplications\Dropbox.exe

Additional registry values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{0F153251-B790-4E15-9CBA-76C42AA98649}C:\users\UserName\appdata\roaming\dropbox\bin\dropbox.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{C52E8DAD-7F27-4748-819D-27B072885DFA}C:\users\UserName\appdata\roaming\dropbox\bin\dropbox.exe


A way to delete Dropbox from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dropbox is an application released by Dropbox, Inc.. Frequently, users try to erase this application. This is troublesome because performing this manually requires some skill related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK way to erase 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to take care of your PC.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


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


5. All the programs installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Dropbox or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Dropbox". If it is installed on your PC the Dropbox app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Dropbox in the list of applications, the following data regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Dropbox, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Dropbox:





  • The publisher is: https://www.dropbox.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking 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 start the cleanup. All the items of Dropbox which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Dropbox with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.



Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Dropbox in case 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.

2018-08-28 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-08-28 18:52:52.590