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.tmp files being created in C:\Program files(x86)\Dropbox\Temp

.tmp files being created in C:\Program files(x86)\Dropbox\Temp

mtuckervisualedgeit
New member | Level 2

I have a new computer that came with dropbox installed on it and I had never used it. Recent twice a day (once at 1:08pm and once at 1:08am) I get files in the location in C:\Program files(x86)\Dropbox\Temp

 

These take up about 900MB. I have deleted them and they return each day.

 

I have uninstalled and reinstalled dropbox and the files continue to be made. 

 

I only have a 256GB hard drive so this causes my C: drive to fill up rather quickly.

 

Please assist with a way to stop these files.

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Hannah
Dropbox Staff

Hey @mtuckervisualedgeit, thanks for letting us know about this.

 

These temporary files only exist in the program folder, right, not in your Dropbox folder as well?

 

Also, which version of the app are you using?

 

You can see that along with the sync status of the app, by hovering over the Dropbox icon in your system tray.

 

Let me know what you find.


Hannah
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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