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Folder not showing up on my computer

Folder not showing up on my computer

simondolphin
Explorer | Level 4
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Set up a new folder in dropbox and wasn't ablet to  see the same folder under my file explorer on my computer.  It seems that  they were not  syncrhozing and I have selected all folders under selective sync. No idea? help will be appreciated.

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Rich
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Rich
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simondolphin
Explorer | Level 4
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Thanks Rich.  Good to know.  This may be the problem. When I rename the folder, it now works? Don't exactly see the logic but anyway it somehow works now. Thank you for your help.

Rich
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What was the original name of the folder? It was likely using a character that's considered illegal on your operating system, so Dropbox wasn't able to create it locally.

Athena888
New member | Level 2
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Hello Simon

Im experiancing the same problem. Did you find a resolution?

Ive checked, there are no illegal caracters in the file name.

Any help will be much apprecaited 

Thank you 

Kind Regards

Aishah

petmram
Explorer | Level 4
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Worked for me, as soon as I removed dots from the troubled folder name, DropBox displayed the folder in my Explorer and synched all files. Back in business - Thank you!

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