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Dropbox is trying to sync 1000s of files

Dropbox is trying to sync 1000s of files

MrsWater
Explorer | Level 3

I have been using Dropbox for a few years with no issues.

My computer started slowing down my broadband and on investigation Dropbox seems to be the culprit.  Hovering over the icon on the task bar tells me it is uploading 1000s of files and will take several days.

Any advice on how to stop this gratefully received, by a not very tecchie person.

 

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Re: Dropbox is trying to sync 1000s of files

Lusil
Dropboxer
Hello @MrsWater, thanks for reaching out to us. 

Did you by any chance add a shared folder to your account, or move content from one location to another?

Since you mention that you experienced an overall slowdown of your computer, have a look through this article which mentions a few check points. 

Check it out and let me know what you find, cheers!

Lusil
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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Re: Dropbox is trying to sync 1000s of files

Lusil
Dropboxer
Hello @MrsWater, thanks for reaching out to us. 

Did you by any chance add a shared folder to your account, or move content from one location to another?

Since you mention that you experienced an overall slowdown of your computer, have a look through this article which mentions a few check points. 

Check it out and let me know what you find, cheers!

Lusil
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


Heart Did this post help you? If so, please give it a Like below.
:arrows_counterclockwise: Still stuck? Ask me a question!
:pushpin: Tips & Tricks Find new ways to stay in flow or share your tips on how you work smarter with Dropbox.

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