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How to uninstall Dropbox from your computer

Dropbox is a Windows program. Read more about how to uninstall it from your PC. It is made by Dropbox, Inc.. Additional info about Dropbox, Inc. can be seen here. Please open if you want to read more on Dropbox on Dropbox, Inc.'s website. The program is frequently found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client directory (same installation drive as Windows). 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 be prompted for admin rights. The program's main executable file occupies 23.80 MB (24952376 bytes) on disk and is titled Dropbox.exe.

The executables below are part of Dropbox. They take about 23.96 MB (25125408 bytes) on disk.

  • Dropbox.exe (23.80 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (168.98 KB)

This info is about Dropbox version 3.12.6 only. Click on the links below for other Dropbox versions: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you remove Dropbox.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Dropbox from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Temp\comtypes_cache\Dropbox-27
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat Reader DC\Reader\WebResources\Resource1\static\js\plugins\on-boarding\images\dropbox.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat Reader DC\Reader\WebResources\Resource1\static\js\plugins\on-boarding\images\dropbox-2x.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_cffi_backend.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_cffi_python_x66cf7a7cx17a72769.pyd

Many times the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.OneClickProcessLauncherMachine
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Dropbox

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{099218A5-A723-43DC-8DB5-6173656A1E94}\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{099218A5-A723-43DC-8DB5-6173656A1E94}\InstallSource
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{099218A5-A723-43DC-8DB5-6173656A1E94}\Publisher

How to uninstall Dropbox from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dropbox is an application marketed by Dropbox, Inc.. Some people decide to erase this program. This can be easier said than done because deleting this manually takes some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK manner 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 on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
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". The Dropbox program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Dropbox in the list of programs, some data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Dropbox, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Dropbox:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Dropbox.
Uninstall Dropbox

8. After removing Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional 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 able to delete them. By removing Dropbox with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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This page 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 application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Dropbox in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 16:58:26.247