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1 file in the Public folder won't delete

1 file in the Public folder won't delete

brijamgel
Explorer | Level 3

I was clearing out the files in the Dropbox Public folder. Every single file deleted except for one, which seems to be a very persistent bugger. It's a FLAC audio file.  Any tips or ideas?  Thanks!

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Re: 1 file in the Public folder won't delete

Megan
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Hey @brijamgel, welcome to our Community! 

 

Can you clarify what you mean when you say "public folder"? Are you talking about the Dropbox folder on your device? 

 

Also, do you use the app to delete content, or the website? 

 

Let me know more, and we'll take it from there! 


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Re: 1 file in the Public folder won't delete

Megan
Dropboxer

Hey @brijamgel, welcome to our Community! 

 

Can you clarify what you mean when you say "public folder"? Are you talking about the Dropbox folder on your device? 

 

Also, do you use the app to delete content, or the website? 

 

Let me know more, and we'll take it from there! 


Megan
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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Re: 1 file in the Public folder won't delete

brijamgel
Explorer | Level 3

Thanks for the response Megan. Yes, I meant the public Dropbox folder on my computer.  I had previously deleted the files from the desktop Dropbox app, but they were still showing in the device folder. 

 

The second time I rebooted I was finally able to delete the file. It didn't work the first time I rebooted.  Thanks again Megan!

Re: 1 file in the Public folder won't delete

Hannah
Dropboxer

Thanks for keeping us in the loop, @brijamgel!

 

I'm glad this was resolved for you and if you need anything else, don't hesitate to let us know.

 

Have a great weekend!


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