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A way to uninstall Dropbox from your system

This info is about Dropbox for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It is produced by Dropbox, Inc.. More information about Dropbox, Inc. can be seen here. More information about the software Dropbox can be found at . The program is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client directory (same installation drive as Windows). Dropbox's full uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe. The program's main executable file occupies 3.33 MB (3487032 bytes) on disk and is titled Dropbox.exe.

Dropbox contains of the executables below. They take 3.60 MB (3771312 bytes) on disk.




  • Dropbox.exe (3.33 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (170.06 KB)
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe (18.46 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (47.80 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (41.30 KB)


The current web page applies to Dropbox version 28.3.12 only. You can find below info on other application versions of Dropbox:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Dropbox\Client
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\zr46bjnh.default\storage\default\https+++www.dropbox.com

The files below remain on your disk by Dropbox when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Local Storage\https_www.dropbox.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\ActionCenterCache\dropbox-desktop-client_33662_0.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\AC\#!001\MicrosoftEdge\User\Default\DOMStore\1UUQINFJ\marketing.dropbox[1].xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\AC\#!001\MicrosoftEdge\User\Default\DOMStore\3191HFER\www.dropbox[1].xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\dropbox_errorlb7q85.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\Dropbox\Client\Dropbox.exe.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Dropbox.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Get Started with Dropbox.pdf.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo\Dropbox.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\zr46bjnh.default\storage\default\https+++www.dropbox.com\cache\caches.sqlite
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\https_www.dropbox.com_0.localstorage

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • 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\marketing.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\marketing.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\RADAR\HeapLeakDetection\DiagnosedApplications\Dropbox.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Dropbox

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • 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 erase Dropbox from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dropbox is an application released by Dropbox, Inc.. Frequently, people try to remove this program. Sometimes this is troublesome because deleting this manually requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE approach to remove 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows system.

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  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


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


5. All 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 feature and type in "Dropbox". If it is installed on your PC the Dropbox program will be found very quickly. After you select Dropbox in the list of applications, some information regarding the program is shown to you:


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





  • The web site of the program is: https://www.dropbox.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Dropbox.
Uninstall Dropbox


8. After uninstalling Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Dropbox which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Dropbox with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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



Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Dropbox in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-06-01 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-05-31 22:28:14.790