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A way to uninstall Dropbox from your system

Dropbox is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. It is written by Dropbox, Inc.. Open here where you can get more info on Dropbox, Inc.. More details about Dropbox can be seen at . The program is often found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client folder. Take into account that this path can differ depending on the user's decision. The full command line for uninstalling Dropbox is C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for admin rights. Dropbox's main file takes about 3.33 MB (3486520 bytes) and is named Dropbox.exe.

The executable files below are installed alongside Dropbox. They take about 3.60 MB (3778896 bytes) on disk.

  • Dropbox.exe (3.33 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (170.07 KB)
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe (24.81 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (48.82 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (41.82 KB)


This info is about Dropbox version 30.3.14 alone. For other Dropbox versions please click below:

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

Folders left behind when you uninstall Dropbox:
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox
  • 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\Dropbox\Client\_cffi_backend.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\_ctypes.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\_multiprocessing.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\_win32sysloader.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\_yappi.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Assets\150x150Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Assets\70x70Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\bz2.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\concrt140.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\cpuid.compiled._cpuid.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._constant_time.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._openssl.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._padding.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\D3DCompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dropbox.cat
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dropbox.cat
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Dropbox.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\dropbox.infinite.win.compiled._driverinstallation.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\dropbox.infinite.win.compiled._driverinstallation_wow64.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Dropbox.VisualElementsManifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_crashpad.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_sqlite_ext.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_sqlite_ext\__init__.pyo
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_watchdog.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\DropboxExt.17.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\DropboxExt64.17.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\DropboxOfficeAddIn.10.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\DropboxOfficeAddIn64.10.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\enterprise_data.compiled._enterprise_data.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\EnterpriseDataAdapter.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\fastpath.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\faulthandler.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\icudt55.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\icuin55.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\icuuc55.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\librsync.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\librsyncffi.compiled._librsyncffi.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\mmapfile.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\msvcp120.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\msvcp140.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\msvcr120.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\opengl32sw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\plugins\imageformats\qgif.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\plugins\imageformats\qjpeg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\plugins\platforms\qwindows.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\psutil._psutil_windows.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\pyexpat.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtCore.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtGui.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtNetwork.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtPrintSupport.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtQml.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtQuick.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebChannel.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebEngineWidgets.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebKit.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebKitWidgets.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWidgets.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWinExtras.pyd
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\python27.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\pythoncom27.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\pythoncomloader27.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\python-packages.zip
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\pywintypes27.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\qt.conf
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Gui.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Network.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5OpenGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5PrintSupport.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5QML.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Quick.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5QuickWidgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Sql.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WebChannel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WebEngine.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WebEngineCore.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WebEngineWidgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Webkit.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WebkitWidgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5Widgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Qt5WinExtras.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\qt-blacklist.json
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\Blend.qml
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\BrightnessContrast.qml
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\QtGraphicalEffects\Colorize.qml

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • 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\5A812990327ACD34D85B163756A6E149
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\RADAR\HeapLeakDetection\DiagnosedApplications\Dropbox.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbx\Instances\Dropbox Instance

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • 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


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

Dropbox is an application released by Dropbox, Inc.. Sometimes, people try to uninstall it. Sometimes this is efortful because doing this manually takes some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK way 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, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your computer.

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  • go to Download Link
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  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

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


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


5. A list of the applications installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Dropbox or simply click the Search field and type in "Dropbox". If it exists on your system the Dropbox app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Dropbox in the list of programs, the following data regarding the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Dropbox, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance 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. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Dropbox.
Uninstall Dropbox


8. After removing Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Dropbox which have been left behind will be found 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 disk.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.



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 application. This page only 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' PCs.

2017-06-26 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-06-26 17:36:17.480