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How to uninstall Dropbox from your PC

Dropbox is a Windows program. Read more about how to uninstall it from your PC. It was coded for Windows by Dropbox, Inc.. You can find out more on Dropbox, Inc. or check for application updates here. More information about Dropbox can be seen at . Usually the Dropbox application is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client folder, depending on the user's option during setup. Dropbox's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe. The program's main executable file is titled Dropbox.exe and occupies 7.62 MB (7991528 bytes).

Dropbox contains of the executables below. They take 8.53 MB (8941976 bytes) on disk.

  • Dropbox.exe (7.62 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (159.01 KB)
  • DropboxNativeMessagingHost.exe (260.73 KB)
  • DropboxThumbnailGenerator.exe (31.23 KB)
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe (397.73 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (43.23 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (36.23 KB) to view all...

This data is about Dropbox version 121.4.4267 alone. Click on the links below for other Dropbox versions: to view all...
When 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\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile 1\IndexedDB\https_www.dropbox.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Dropbox:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxExt64.47.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\DropboxCrashHandler.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\DropboxUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\DropboxUpdateBroker.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\DropboxUpdateHelper.msi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\DropboxUpdateOnDemand.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdate.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_da.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_de.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_en.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_es.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_es-419.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_fr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_id.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_it.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_ja.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_ko.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_ms.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_nl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_no.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_pl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_pt-BR.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_ru.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_sv.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_th.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_uk.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_zh-CN.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\goopdateres_zh-TW.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\npDropboxUpdate3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\psmachine.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.459.1\psuser.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\Download\{CC46080E-4C33-4981-859A-BBA2F780F31E}\121.4.4267\DropboxClient_121.4.4267.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\Download\{D8968FF2-E0B1-4A13-A3E2-C9F2995F3BC6}\1.3.459.1\DropboxUpdateSetup_1.3.459.1.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\DropboxUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\RivaTuner Statistics Server\ProfileTemplates\Dropbox.exe.cfg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\Dropbox.exe.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox\instance_db\instance.dbx
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile 1\IndexedDB\https_www.dropbox.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\000004.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile 1\IndexedDB\https_www.dropbox.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\000005.ldb
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile 1\IndexedDB\https_www.dropbox.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\CURRENT
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile 1\IndexedDB\https_www.dropbox.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOCK
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile 1\IndexedDB\https_www.dropbox.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile 1\IndexedDB\https_www.dropbox.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb\MANIFEST-000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\Dropbox_Desktop_Client
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\https___www_dropbox_com
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\installer\l\609423b1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\installer\l\60975a6b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\installer\l\609f25d1

Frequently the following registry data will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Backup
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Binder
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.ExternalBackupLocation
  • 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.Passwords
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Shortcut
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Vault
  • 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

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below 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\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

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

Dropbox is an application released by the software company Dropbox, Inc.. Some computer users choose to uninstall it. Sometimes this is troublesome because doing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding PCs. One of the best SIMPLE solution 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 a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to clean your Windows system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install 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 tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on the PC will be shown to you

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

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Dropbox, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Dropbox:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Dropbox.
Uninstall Dropbox

8. After uninstalling Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Dropbox that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Dropbox with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall 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 only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Dropbox supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2021-04-27 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2021-04-27 18:34:21.430