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A way to uninstall Dropbox from your system

This web page contains thorough information on how to remove Dropbox for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Dropbox, Inc.. You can find out more on Dropbox, Inc. or check for application updates here. More info about the program Dropbox can be found at . The application is usually found in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin folder. Take into account that this location can vary depending on 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 main executable file and it takes circa 7.30 MB (7657984 bytes) on disk.

The following executable files are incorporated in Dropbox. They occupy 7.59 MB (7958832 bytes) on disk.

  • Dropbox.exe (7.30 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (159.27 KB)
  • DropboxThumbnailGenerator.exe (31.51 KB)
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe (23.00 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (43.51 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (36.51 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 100.3.393 of Dropbox. Click on the links below for other Dropbox versions:

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When you're planning to uninstall Dropbox you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Dropbox:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\Dropbox\My PC (MUJ-PC)\Desktop\BT Advanced Cordless Home Phone

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Dropbox:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\_bowbow.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\_bz2.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\_cffi_backend.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\_ctypes.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\_win32sysloader.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\_yappi.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\100.3.393.manifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\advapi32_native.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\apex._apex.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-console-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-datetime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-debug-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-errorhandling-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-file-l2-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-handle-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-interlocked-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-namedpipe-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-processenvironment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-profile-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-rtlsupport-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-timezone-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-core-util-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\API-MS-Win-core-xstate-l2-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-crt-conio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-crt-convert-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-crt-environment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-crt-filesystem-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-crt-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-crt-locale-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-crt-math-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-crt-multibyte-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-crt-private-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-crt-process-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-crt-stdio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-crt-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-crt-time-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\api-ms-win-crt-utility-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\Assets\150x150Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\Assets\70x70Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\Assets\70x70Logo-Light.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\cloud_files_utils.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\concrt140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\cpuid_native.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\crashpad_native.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._constant_time.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._openssl.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._padding.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\dbghelp_native.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\driver_amd64\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\driver_amd64\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\driver_amd64\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\driver_amd64\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\driver_amd64\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\driver_amd64\dropbox.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\driver_x86\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\driver_x86\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\driver_x86\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\driver_x86\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\driver_x86\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\driver_x86\dropbox.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\dropbox_apex.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\dropbox_bootstrap.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\dropbox_crashpad.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\dropbox_nucleus.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\dropbox_sqlite_ext.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\dropbox_tprt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\dropbox_watchdog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\DropboxOfficeAddIn.13.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\DropboxOfficeAddIn64.13.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\DropboxThumbnailGenerator.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\enterprise_data.compiled._enterprise_data.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\EnterpriseDataAdapter.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\fastpath.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\gdi32_native.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\kernel32_native.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\librsync.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\librsyncffi_native.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\mmapfile.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\msvcp140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\msvcp140_1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\msvcp140_2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\nucleus_python.cp37-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\opengl32sw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\100.3.393\plugins\imageformats\qgif.dll

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Backup
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.Binder
  • 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 in order to remove the following registry values:
  • 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_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\MuiCache\3C0\52C64B7E\@C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\1.3.297.1\goopdate.dll,-3000
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Dropbox.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Dropbox\My PC (MUJ-PC)\Desktop\FacebookPro.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Dropbox\My PC (MUJ-PC)\Downloads\DivXInstaller (1).exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Dropbox\My PC (MUJ-PC)\Downloads\nox_setup_v6.3.0.2_full_intl.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Dropbox\My PC (MUJ-PC)\Downloads\RealTimes-RealPlayer (1).exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Dropbox\My PC (MUJ-PC)\Downloads\signal-desktop-win-1.33.3 (1).exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Dropbox\My PC (MUJ-PC)\Downloads\Skype-8.58.0.93 (1).exe
  • 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\DbxSvc\Description


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

Dropbox is an application released by the software company Dropbox, Inc.. Some users try to uninstall this program. This is easier said than done because deleting this manually requires some skill related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to uninstall 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 already installed on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your system.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system optimizer.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate 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 application will be found automatically. When you click Dropbox in the list of apps, some information regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Dropbox, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Dropbox:





  • The web site of the program is: https://www.dropbox.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUninstaller.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Dropbox.
Uninstall Dropbox


8. After removing 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 detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Dropbox with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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



Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice 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 page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Dropbox in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2020-06-12 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2020-06-12 05:23:30.507