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Deleting a file for ever

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Hi, I just permanently deleted an image; however, I see that the preview is still active (https://previews.dropbox.com/p/thumb/...etc) . I would like to know if itwill also be deleted or will it remain in the servers indefinitely.


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Re: Deleting a file for ever

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Hey there @Degrugium; welcome to our Community!

 

I believe you're looking at a cached version of the mentioned preview as the link seems to be broken now. 

 

Let me know if that's not the case though!


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Re: Deleting a file for ever

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Hi, thanks for your response....is quite weird. I just tried after a few horus, and the direct url   of the image deleted permanently still there. However, that image  only loads if I I'm logged  into my account. 

I tried with another browser to discard a cache issue and  the images deleted  load flaweesly ( as I said, they only load if I'm logged into the account where the deleted image was originally uploaded). 

Also, I deleted permanently another photo, grabbed the image's direct url before, and that url still working.

So, I just would like to know if Dropbox keeps some archives in their servers, even if they are deleted permanently. 

By the way, The link that I posted was a inexistent link, it was just an example of the beggining of the typical dropbox direct url... 

thanks. 


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