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Dropbox disaster with computer folders

Dropbox disaster with computer folders

ttommy59
New member | Level 2

Really not liking Dropbox.  When I installed it, it simply took over and synced all my files and folders on my computer. Got some help from a software support guy with some software that I use regarding how to disconnect it from most of my folders.  It started syncing 64,000 files. Came in this morning and files are missing from my Desktop.  Stopped the sync before it wipes out everything else.  Support from them is garbage, trying to get an answer from a chatbot!

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Re: Dropbox disaster

Lusil
Dropboxer
Hello @ttommy59, thanks for reaching out to us and sorry to hear about your frustration. 

It sounds like computer backup was enabled, which adds your computer folders (like Downloads and Desktop) to your Dropbox folder. 

Are you able to find the files you're missing in your Dropbox folder locally or on the web

Give me a nudge with any updates, cheers!

Lusil
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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