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Remove Dropbox from my Windows device.

Remove Dropbox from my Windows device.

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I want  Dropbox out of my windows 10 computer and I have never used the program and it will not remove itself  using standard steps!

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Dropbox Staff

Hi @dieterschmied, let's jump right into this! 


Do you get any specific errors, when trying to uninstall the app from your Windows device? 

Also, can you try opening the "Task Manager" by right-clicking the taskbar and clicking "Start Task Manager". Then please click on the "Processes" tab to see if there are any other processes associated with Dropbox that may be preventing Dropbox from being removed from your device. You may need to click "Show processes from all users" to check all processes.


Once you are viewing these processes, if you see any items that refer to Dropbox, or recognize any programs that you may have linked to Dropbox, please perform the following steps for each applicable process:


- Click on the line that references the process to select it
- Click on "End Process"


After you've done so, please try to follow the normal uninstall instructions found here


Let me know of the results!

Community Moderator @ Dropbox

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