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A guide to uninstall Dropbox from your PC

This web page is about Dropbox for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It was created for Windows by Dropbox, Inc.. Take a look here for more info on Dropbox, Inc.. More details about the application Dropbox can be found at . Dropbox is typically set up in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin directory, regulated by the user's decision. Dropbox's complete uninstall command line is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUninstaller.exe. Dropbox.exe is the Dropbox's primary executable file and it occupies approximately 29.29 MB (30714312 bytes) on disk.

Dropbox is comprised of the following executables which occupy 30.39 MB (31862672 bytes) on disk:



  • Dropbox.exe (29.29 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (223.91 KB)
  • DropboxUpdateHelper.exe (897.53 KB)


This page is about Dropbox version 2.4.10 alone. You can find here a few links to other Dropbox releases:

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Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you remove Dropbox.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Dropbox from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\YahooInc.YahooMail_1.7.0.23_neutral__xvnatx83ncrvj\widgets\dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppHang_Dropbox.exe_7cedcb8c6f64752ac1fbd2db9525c5d2aa335673_d8d38b9e_04b67fd1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\comtypes_cache\Dropbox-27
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox

The files below remain on your disk by Dropbox's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\YahooInc.YahooMail_1.7.0.23_neutral__xvnatx83ncrvj\images\sync\dropbox_logo.scale-100.png
  • C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\YahooInc.YahooMail_1.7.0.23_neutral__xvnatx83ncrvj\images\sync\dropbox_logo.scale-140.png
  • C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\YahooInc.YahooMail_1.7.0.23_neutral__xvnatx83ncrvj\images\sync\dropbox_logo.scale-180.png
  • C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\YahooInc.YahooMail_1.7.0.23_neutral__xvnatx83ncrvj\images\sync\dropbox_logo.scale-80.png

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.windows.authhost.a_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\dropbox.com
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.windows.authhost.a_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\www.dropbox.com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Dropbox

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{1CBE97AD-8AAE-41ED-AC48-550947492C9B}\1.0\0\win32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{1CBE97AD-8AAE-41ED-AC48-550947492C9B}\1.0\HELPDIR\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Dropbox\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Dropbox\DisplayName




How to uninstall Dropbox from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dropbox is an application offered by Dropbox, Inc.. Sometimes, users decide to uninstall it. This is troublesome because uninstalling this manually takes some skill related to PCs. One of the best EASY procedure 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 system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to clean your computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

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 existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Dropbox or simply click the Search feature and type in "Dropbox". If it is installed on your PC the Dropbox app will be found automatically. After you click Dropbox in the list of apps, the following data regarding the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Dropbox, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Dropbox:


  • The web site of the program is: http://www.dropbox.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUninstaller.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Dropbox.
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8. After uninstalling Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform 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 removing Dropbox using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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

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Geographical user distribution

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

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Dropbox supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 16:02:08.733