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Dropbox desktop app launching on its own

Explorer | Level 4

MacOS 10.14.5 on MBP (2017) Dropbox version 77.4.131

This morning, the desktop app has started launching on its own. I have it start up in background. It launches into the foreground.

I have quit it each time. The period seems intermittent.

I have not restarted the MBP for a few days now.

What has changed at Dropbox for this to occur?

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Re: Dropbox desktop app launching on its own

Dropboxer
Dropboxer
Hey there @alitchfi, sorry to hear that.  
 
Could you please try rebooting your computer and see if that does the trick?
 
Let me know how it goes!

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Re: Dropbox desktop app launching on its own

Explorer | Level 4

I have restarted but it had stopped launching into the foreground. I still don't know why the app did this. It has not done that before.

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Re: Dropbox desktop app launching on its own

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Thanks for writing back, @alitchfi

Could you please clarify if the desktop app is still launching in the foreground? Were you able to resolve your concern by rebooting your computer?


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Re: Dropbox desktop app launching on its own

Explorer | Level 4

It had stopped launching in the foreground of its own "volition". Restarting will have had no effect in this instance.

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Re: Dropbox desktop app launching on its own

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Thanks for letting me know, @alitchfi. Glad to hear that your concern was resolved in the end. 

If you have any other questions in the future, don't hesitate to give us a nudge. In the meantime, have a wonderful day ahead!


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