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Multiple Instances of dropbox.exe in Task Manager

Multiple Instances of dropbox.exe in Task Manager

LN108
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I noticed today in my Windows 10 Task Manager that I have multiple instances of dropbox.exe running. See screenshots in link below. I'm running version 167.4.4719 and the icon bubble says "up to date."

 

Question: Should I be concerned?

 

Process view: https://www.screencast.com/t/Pq7k2cPS 

 

Here's the Details view: https://www.screencast.com/t/Uo8ZKNR4Vf

 

Thanks!

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Rich
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@LN108 wrote:

I noticed today in my Windows 10 Task Manager that I have multiple instances of dropbox.exe running.


That's completely normal.

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Rich
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@LN108 wrote:

I noticed today in my Windows 10 Task Manager that I have multiple instances of dropbox.exe running.


That's completely normal.

LN108
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Thanks, Rich.  I appreciate your helpful response.

nadeem5786
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What I do is I use End Task option as I don't need Dropbox running in the background. Next time when I start my computer it will run again and if I am updating any document then I'll let it run otherwise use end task option again... 

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