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A way to uninstall Dropbox from your system

Dropbox is a computer program. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by Dropbox, Inc.. Take a look here for more details on Dropbox, Inc.. More information about Dropbox can be seen at . Dropbox is normally set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client directory, subject to the user's decision. The entire uninstall command line for Dropbox is C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe. Dropbox's primary file takes around 25.07 MB (26287016 bytes) and is named Dropbox.exe.

The following executable files are incorporated in Dropbox. They occupy 25.34 MB (26575832 bytes) on disk.



  • Dropbox.exe (25.07 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (169.99 KB)
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe (17.96 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (50.30 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (43.80 KB)


This info is about Dropbox version 17.4.33 alone. You can find below a few links to other Dropbox releases:

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Several files, folders and Windows registry data can not be uninstalled when you are trying to remove Dropbox from your computer.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Dropbox:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_cffi_backend.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_ctypes.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_jpegtran.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\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_sqlite_ext.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxExt.8.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxExt64.8.0.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\icudt55.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\icuin55.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\icuuc55.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.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\python27.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\pythoncom27.dll
  • 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\qt-blacklist.json
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\Blend.qml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\BrightnessContrast.qml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\Colorize.qml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\ColorOverlay.qml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\ConicalGradient.qml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\Desaturate.qml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\DirectionalBlur.qml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\Displace.qml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\DropShadow.qml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\FastBlur.qml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\GammaAdjust.qml

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • 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
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbx\Instances\Dropbox Instance

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • 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 from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dropbox is an application marketed by the software company Dropbox, Inc.. Some users choose to erase this application. This is efortful because performing this manually requires some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK way to erase 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 Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your Windows system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


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


5. A list of the programs existing on your computer 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 automatically. After you select Dropbox in the list of applications, the following data regarding the application is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Dropbox, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Dropbox:


  • The web site of the application is: https://www.dropbox.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Dropbox.
Uninstall Dropbox


8. After uninstalling Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Dropbox that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Dropbox using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above 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 software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Dropbox supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-01-07 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-01-07 03:46:00.403