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A guide to uninstall Dropbox from your computer

This web page contains detailed information on how to remove Dropbox for Windows. It is developed by Dropbox, Inc.. Take a look here where you can read more on Dropbox, Inc.. More information about the software Dropbox can be seen at . Dropbox is typically set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client directory, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's option when installing the application. Dropbox's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe. The application's main executable file is labeled Dropbox.exe and its approximative size is 3.58 MB (3754168 bytes).

The following executables are installed together with Dropbox. They take about 3.86 MB (4047016 bytes) on disk.

  • Dropbox.exe (3.58 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (165.93 KB)
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe (27.18 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (50.19 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (42.69 KB)


The current web page applies to Dropbox version 54.4.90 alone. You can find below info on other versions of Dropbox:

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Dropbox has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Dropbox:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Dropbox

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 18.0.0\skin\resources\neutral\templates\backup_task_dropbox_openauth_failure_template.html
  • C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 18.0.0\skin\resources\neutral\templates\backup_task_dropbox_openauth_success_template.html
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\avatar_cache\43f42b1e82d0719e4d3e6e7ec0d08f1e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\avatar_cache\526feda4c45f6125489cbb0e2319fdc7-2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\metadata
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\053946e0-6d15-4c83-8a2c-008b26f963ea.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\1330756d-9725-430f-a2d6-de0cc1634ff3.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\18fc251d-7283-4181-83e5-787971714a05.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\2d3d936e-f2df-4460-936a-c685aa5876ef.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\32cfb795-89b0-4447-848d-4faed5532fdc.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\4ec27195-af52-4997-a16d-d17cc58d7860.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\53ec3551-8fec-45aa-9504-029e8f569861.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\5ef9b52b-b287-4f05-8fc8-d57cc72efee0.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\60f7a1b7-d9fe-4a0f-b8d8-4107d5dc0b14.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\7b531eea-94be-4dd9-ac77-5ffa0c5117a6.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\983e2688-c698-4b3a-b854-2d669ed1218c.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\99997535-870c-4f46-8aec-8ff9fddc6d87.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\9ceb2a00-e1b3-4c82-9e4a-ee82cd5d33f8.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\a0bb90d5-a02b-4345-9148-bede4349d90d.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\a2ff6b56-58ec-4645-8438-59abf04f77e9.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\b2528577-b732-46a2-ba8a-20197540cae8.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\b36ece2d-ee91-4d60-bf56-d27c88eba468.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\cb16893c-4207-4df6-8003-d3bbcc14b4ad.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\cbd3ca53-5747-4060-92d9-0a6d47b73be1.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\cf94ddf3-03d5-4fab-9ead-c17ef27250ba.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\d5a78416-d4dc-43f1-ad47-d5fffb3d6002.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\df9b9720-c680-4a35-8f62-2bea040f3161.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\e1d4fb73-abb6-44d2-b4e3-0d458dc623be.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\e5349fb0-c6e4-42a0-bb96-549b904dd1bd.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\f89bdbe7-0821-45e9-81a6-fc3ab5825ec7.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\f8d67d4a-8796-4ab6-9ca4-f28b193726f6.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\reports\fe5f43f0-7ebb-4b7d-9840-81ace1997d13.dmp
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Crashpad\settings.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Dropbox.exe.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\host.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\info.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance_db\instance.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\aggregation.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\checker.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\config.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\deleted.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\filecache.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\local_view_manager\saved_session.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\notifications.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\photo.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\resync.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\sigstore.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\TO_HASH_oahrif65
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance1\unlink.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\logs\1\1-5b63f959
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\logs\1\1-5b63fbfc
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\logs\1-faulthandler\crashlog.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\logs\None-faulthandler\crashlog.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\machine_storage\local_view_manager\saved_session.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\unlink.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\DropboxCrashHandler.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\DropboxUpdate.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\DropboxUpdateBroker.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\DropboxUpdateHelper.msi
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\DropboxUpdateOnDemand.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdate.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_da.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_de.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_en.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_es.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_es-419.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_fr.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_id.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_it.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_ja.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_ko.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_ms.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_nl.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_no.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_pl.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_pt-BR.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_ru.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_sv.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_th.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_uk.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_zh-CN.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\goopdateres_zh-TW.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\npDropboxUpdate3.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\psmachine.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\1.3.27.33\psuser.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\Download\{CC46080E-4C33-4981-859A-BBA2F780F31E}\53.4.67\DropboxClient_53.4.67.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\Download\{CC46080E-4C33-4981-859A-BBA2F780F31E}\54.4.90\DropboxClient_54.4.90.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\DropboxUpdate.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Update\Install\{A2CE93C1-7B81-4A89-BCE4-62219FA0F601}\DropboxClient_54.4.90.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\Dropbox_Desktop_Client
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\https___www_dropbox_com
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark\profile\Extensions\gighmmpiobklfepjocnamgkkbiglidom\2.37.2_0\dropbox-datastores.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark\profile\Extensions\gighmmpiobklfepjocnamgkkbiglidom\2.37.2_0\img\dropbox1.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark\profile\Extensions\gighmmpiobklfepjocnamgkkbiglidom\2.37.2_0\img\dropbox2.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Baidu\Spark\profile\Extensions\gighmmpiobklfepjocnamgkkbiglidom\2.37.2_0\img\dropbox3.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\_bz2.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\_cffi_backend.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\_ctypes.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\_decimal.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\_elementtree.cp35-win32.pyd

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.OneClickProcessLauncherUser
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Dropbox
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\RADAR\HeapLeakDetection\DiagnosedApplications\Dropbox.exe

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{25AD0601-4458-4FC0-BF60-FC6BCF786EE8}C:\users\UserName\appdata\roaming\dropbox\bin\dropbox.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{49BFE9D5-7F0E-4199-AD58-AFA855AC538F}C:\users\UserName\appdata\roaming\dropbox\bin\dropbox.exe


A way to remove Dropbox from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dropbox is a program released by the software company Dropbox, Inc.. Sometimes, computer users try to remove this application. This is easier said than done because doing this by hand takes some knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK approach to remove Dropbox is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to clean your PC.

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  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

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


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


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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Dropbox or simply activate the Search field and type in "Dropbox". If it is installed on your PC the Dropbox app will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Dropbox in the list of programs, some information about the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about Dropbox, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance 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 confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Dropbox.
Uninstall Dropbox


8. After removing Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed 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 can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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



Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Dropbox supposing 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.

2018-07-31 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-07-31 17:48:12.940