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A way to uninstall Dropbox from your system

You can find on this page details on how to remove Dropbox for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Dropbox, Inc.. Take a look here for more details on Dropbox, Inc.. Please follow if you want to read more on Dropbox on Dropbox, Inc.'s page. Usually the Dropbox application is placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client directory, depending on the user's option during install. Dropbox's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe. The application's main executable file is named Dropbox.exe and occupies 5.97 MB (6260544 bytes).

The following executable files are contained in Dropbox. They occupy 6.29 MB (6593752 bytes) on disk.

  • Dropbox.exe (5.97 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (165.59 KB)
  • DropboxThumbnailGenerator.exe (37.83 KB)
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe (29.32 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (49.83 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (42.83 KB)
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This data is about Dropbox version 85.4.155 alone. You can find below a few links to other Dropbox versions:

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If you're planning to uninstall Dropbox you should check 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\AppData\Local\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\IDM\DwnlData\UserName\dl-web_dropbox_com_4

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Dropbox:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\_bz2.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\_cffi_backend.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\_ctypes.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\_decimal.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\_elementtree.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\_multiprocessing.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\_queue.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\_win32sysloader.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\_yappi.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\85.4.155.manifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\apex._apex.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-console-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-datetime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-debug-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-errorhandling-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-file-l2-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-handle-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-interlocked-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-namedpipe-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-processenvironment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-profile-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-rtlsupport-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-timezone-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-core-util-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\API-MS-Win-core-xstate-l2-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-crt-conio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-crt-convert-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-crt-environment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-crt-filesystem-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-crt-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-crt-locale-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-crt-math-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-crt-multibyte-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-crt-private-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-crt-process-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-crt-stdio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-crt-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-crt-time-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\api-ms-win-crt-utility-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\Assets\150x150Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\Assets\70x70Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\Assets\70x70Logo-Light.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\cloud_files_utils.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\concrt140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\cpuid.compiled._cpuid.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\crashpad.compiled._Crashpad.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._constant_time.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._openssl.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._padding.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\driver_amd64\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\driver_amd64\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\driver_amd64\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\driver_amd64\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\driver_amd64\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\driver_amd64\dropbox.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\driver_x86\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\driver_x86\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\driver_x86\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\driver_x86\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\driver_x86\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\driver_x86\dropbox.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\dropbox.infinite.win.compiled._driverinstallation.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\dropbox.infinite.win.compiled._driverinstallation_wow64.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\dropbox_apex.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\dropbox_bootstrap.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\dropbox_crashpad.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\dropbox_nucleus.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\dropbox_sqlite_ext.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\dropbox_tprt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\dropbox_watchdog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\DropboxOfficeAddIn.13.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\DropboxOfficeAddIn64.13.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\DropboxThumbnailGenerator.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\enterprise_data.compiled._enterprise_data.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\EnterpriseDataAdapter.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\fastpath.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\librsync.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\librsyncffi.compiled._librsyncffi.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\mmapfile.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\msvcp140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\msvcp140_1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\msvcp140_2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\nucleus_python.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\85.4.155\opengl32sw.dll

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Binder
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.DBXLink
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Dlink
  • 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.Shortcut
  • 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

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • 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_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5A812990327ACD34D85B163756A6E149\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-3681402943-139799047-2846003920-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume4\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Dropbox.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-3681402943-139799047-2846003920-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume4\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Dropbox.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-3681402943-139799047-2846003920-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume4\Users\UserName\Dropbox\Plan Structure\SOFTWARE SELA\2- Seila Template 4.2\gsetup.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


How to erase Dropbox from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dropbox is a program offered by Dropbox, Inc.. Sometimes, people decide to uninstall this program. This can be hard because deleting this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE 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 already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows system.

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  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on your PC 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 exists on your system the Dropbox application will be found very quickly. When you click Dropbox in the list of programs, some data about the application is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about Dropbox, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example 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. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Dropbox.
Uninstall Dropbox


8. After uninstalling Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press 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 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.



Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Dropbox supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2019-11-15 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-11-15 02:12:17.767