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A guide to uninstall Dropbox from your PC

This web page contains complete information on how to remove Dropbox for Windows. It is made by Dropbox, Inc.. More information on Dropbox, Inc. can be seen here. You can get more details about Dropbox at . Dropbox is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client directory, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. The full command line for uninstalling Dropbox is C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. Dropbox.exe is the Dropbox's main executable file and it occupies about 3.47 MB (3642688 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed beside Dropbox. They occupy about 3.75 MB (3934064 bytes) on disk.

  • Dropbox.exe (3.47 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (165.57 KB)
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe (26.82 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (49.83 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (42.33 KB)


The current web page applies to Dropbox version 47.4.74 alone. Click on the links below for other Dropbox versions:

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If you are manually uninstalling Dropbox we suggest you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Dropbox:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName Goodman\AppData\Local\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName Goodman\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName Goodman\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox

The files below remain on your disk by Dropbox when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_cffi_backend.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_ctypes.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_multiprocessing.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_win32sysloader.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_yappi.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Assets\150x150Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Assets\70x70Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\bz2.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\concrt140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cpuid.compiled._cpuid.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\crashpad.compiled._Crashpad.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._constant_time.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._openssl.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._padding.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\D3DCompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dropbox.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dropbox.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Dropbox.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox.infinite.win.compiled._driverinstallation.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox.infinite.win.compiled._driverinstallation_wow64.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Dropbox.VisualElementsManifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_bootstrap.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_crashpad.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_sqlite_ext.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_watchdog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxExt.19.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxExt64.19.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxOfficeAddIn.12.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxOfficeAddIn64.12.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\enterprise_data.compiled._enterprise_data.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\EnterpriseDataAdapter.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\fastpath.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\faulthandler.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\icudt56.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\icuin56.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\icuuc56.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\librsync.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\librsyncffi.compiled._librsyncffi.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\mmapfile.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\msvcp120.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\msvcp140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\msvcr120.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\opengl32sw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\plugins\imageformats\qgif.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\plugins\imageformats\qjpeg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\plugins\platforms\qwindows.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\psutil._psutil_windows.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\pyexpat.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtCore.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtGui.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtNetwork.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtPrintSupport.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtQml.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtQuick.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebChannel.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebEngine.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebEngineCore.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebEngineWidgets.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebKit.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebKitWidgets.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWidgets.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWinExtras.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\python27.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\pythoncom27.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\pythoncomloader27.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\python-packages-27.zip
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\pywintypes27.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\qt.conf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Gui.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Network.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5OpenGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5PrintSupport.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5QML.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Quick.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5QuickWidgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Sql.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WebChannel.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WebEngine.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WebEngineCore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WebEngineWidgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Webkit.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WebkitWidgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Widgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WinExtras.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\qt-blacklist.json

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.OfficeAddIn
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.OneClickProcessLauncherMachine
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\dropbox.com
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\marketing.dropbox.com
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\www.dropbox.com
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\EdpDomStorage\dropbox.com
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\EdpDomStorage\marketing.dropbox.com
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Children\001\Internet Explorer\EdpDomStorage\www.dropbox.com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\480CB21D6D79A834AAC7952606D8710A
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5A812990327ACD34D85B163756A6E149
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbx\Instances\Dropbox Instance

Additional registry values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\480CB21D6D79A834AAC7952606D8710A\ProductName
  • 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\dbx\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\DbxSvc\Description


A way to erase Dropbox with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dropbox is an application marketed by Dropbox, Inc.. Frequently, people choose to uninstall this application. This can be easier said than done because performing this manually requires some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best EASY solution to uninstall Dropbox is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your system.

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  • go to Download Link
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  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


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


5. All the applications installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Dropbox or simply click the Search field and type in "Dropbox". The Dropbox program will be found very quickly. When you click Dropbox in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding Dropbox, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Dropbox:





  • The web site of the program 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 clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Dropbox.
Uninstall Dropbox


8. After removing Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click 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 entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Dropbox in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-04-10 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-04-10 19:00:25.370