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How to uninstall Dropbox from your computer

Dropbox is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by Dropbox, Inc.. Go over here for more info on Dropbox, Inc.. More details about the application Dropbox can be seen at . Dropbox is normally set up in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin folder, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the application. The full command line for removing Dropbox is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUninstaller.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. Dropbox's main file takes about 35.17 MB (36876000 bytes) and is named Dropbox.exe.

Dropbox is comprised of the following executables which occupy 35.33 MB (37041568 bytes) on disk:

  • Dropbox.exe (35.17 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (161.69 KB)

This page is about Dropbox version 3.10.4 only. You can find below info on other versions of Dropbox: to view all...
Many files, folders and registry entries will be left behind when you are trying to remove Dropbox from your computer.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Dropbox:
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\comtypes_cache\Dropbox-27
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox

The files below remain on your disk by Dropbox when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Assets\150x150Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Assets\70x70Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\D3DCompiler_43.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Dropbox.exe

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.OneClickProcessLauncherMachine
  • HKEY_CURRENT_UserName\Software\Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Dropbox

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserNameData\S-1-5-18\Products\5A812990327ACD34D85B163756A6E149\InstallProperties\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserNameData\S-1-5-18\Products\5A812990327ACD34D85B163756A6E149\InstallProperties\InstallSource
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserNameData\S-1-5-18\Products\5A812990327ACD34D85B163756A6E149\InstallProperties\Publisher
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{099218A5-A723-43DC-8DB5-6173656A1E94}\DisplayName

How to delete Dropbox from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dropbox is a program offered by Dropbox, Inc.. Some people want to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be troublesome because doing this manually takes some know-how regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK approach 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, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

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

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

5. All the applications existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Dropbox or simply click the Search feature and type in "Dropbox". If it is installed on your PC the Dropbox app will be found automatically. When you select Dropbox in the list of applications, the following data regarding the program is shown to you:

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

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUninstaller.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Dropbox.
Uninstall Dropbox

8. After removing Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Dropbox which have been left behind will be found 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 items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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The text above 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. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove Dropbox in case 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' computers.

2016-08-01 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-01 09:01:17.340