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How to uninstall Dropbox from your system

This page is about Dropbox for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by Dropbox, Inc.. Open here where you can find out more on Dropbox, Inc.. Click on to get more information about Dropbox on Dropbox, Inc.'s website. The application is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client directory. Keep in mind that this location can differ depending on the user's decision. Dropbox's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe. The application's main executable file has a size of 26.77 MB (28065728 bytes) on disk and is labeled Dropbox.exe.

The following executables are installed alongside Dropbox. They occupy about 27.03 MB (28345376 bytes) on disk.

  • Dropbox.exe (26.77 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (169.99 KB)
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe (18.46 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (45.32 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (39.32 KB)


The current web page applies to Dropbox version 22.4.24 only. For more Dropbox versions please click below:

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Some files, folders and Windows registry entries will not be removed when you remove Dropbox from your computer.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove Dropbox:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxExt64.15.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\_cffi_backend.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\_ctypes.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\_multiprocessing.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\_win32sysloader.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\_yappi.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Assets\150x150Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Assets\70x70Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\bz2.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\concrt140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\cpuid.compiled._cpuid.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\crashpad.compiled._Crashpad.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._constant_time.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._openssl.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._padding.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\D3DCompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\driver_amd64\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\driver_amd64\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\driver_amd64\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\driver_amd64\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\driver_amd64\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\driver_amd64\dropbox.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\driver_x86\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\driver_x86\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\driver_x86\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\driver_x86\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\driver_x86\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\driver_x86\dropbox.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Dropbox.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\dropbox.infinite.win.compiled._driverinstallation.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\dropbox.infinite.win.compiled._driverinstallation_wow64.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Dropbox.VisualElementsManifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\dropbox_bootstrap.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\dropbox_crashpad.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\dropbox_sqlite_ext.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\dropbox_watchdog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\DropboxExt.19.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\DropboxExt64.19.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\DropboxOfficeAddIn.12.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\DropboxOfficeAddIn64.12.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\DropboxUninstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\enterprise_data.compiled._enterprise_data.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\EnterpriseDataAdapter.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\fastpath.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\faulthandler.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\icudt56.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\icuin56.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\icuuc56.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\librsync.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\librsyncffi.compiled._librsyncffi.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\mmapfile.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\msvcp120.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\msvcp140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\msvcr120.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\opengl32sw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\plugins\imageformats\qgif.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\plugins\imageformats\qjpeg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\plugins\platforms\qwindows.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\psutil._psutil_windows.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\pyexpat.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\PyQt5.QtCore.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\PyQt5.QtGui.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\PyQt5.QtNetwork.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\PyQt5.QtPrintSupport.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\PyQt5.QtQml.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\PyQt5.QtQuick.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\PyQt5.QtWebChannel.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\PyQt5.QtWebEngine.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\PyQt5.QtWebEngineCore.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\PyQt5.QtWebEngineWidgets.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\PyQt5.QtWebKit.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\PyQt5.QtWebKitWidgets.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\PyQt5.QtWidgets.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\PyQt5.QtWinExtras.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\python27.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\pythoncom27.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\pythoncomloader27.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\python-packages-27.zip
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\pywintypes27.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\qt.conf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5Gui.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5Network.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5OpenGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5PrintSupport.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5QML.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5Quick.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5QuickWidgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5Sql.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5WebChannel.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5WebEngine.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5WebEngineCore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5WebEngineWidgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5Webkit.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5WebkitWidgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5Widgets.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client_47.4.74\Qt5WinExtras.dll

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.CDropbox
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.CPackage
  • 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\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\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\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Dropbox

Additional registry values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Features\E66EC2E8B148F444A889B4D489689305\Accessory_Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5A812990327ACD34D85B163756A6E149\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-4154979995-2006181195-3395773933-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\DropboxUpdate.exe
  • 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 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dropbox is a program by Dropbox, Inc.. Some computer users try to erase this application. This is easier said than done because doing this by hand requires some knowledge related to PCs. The best QUICK approach to erase 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 system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find 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 when you click Dropbox in the list of programs, some information about the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This 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 program you are about 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 window will come up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Dropbox.
Uninstall Dropbox


8. After removing Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with 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 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.



Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Dropbox supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-03-22 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-03-22 01:09:56.147