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One of my computers has been syncing two files for days. Yet, all my subdirectories and files have the green icon to show they have synced. Even the hidden files appear O.K.
I have tried the usual steps like: rebooting, turning Dropbox off/on, uninstalling/reinstalling Dropbox, pausing/restarting Dropbox etc.
My question is how do you determine what the two files are that don't seem to sync?
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Hey @Darryl B.3, I hope you're well today!
Usually, if the files are still trying to sync, they would appear with the syncing icon . The folder that these files are within will also show the syncing icon through the entire file path.
If none of your top level folders are showing this icon, then I'd suggest trying the steps below to see if that resolves the "Syncing" status for you:
If this doesn't resolve the issue, please follow the steps again and instead click "Fix permissions".
I hope this helps, let me know how it goes!
DaphneCommunity Moderator @ Dropboxhttps://dropbox.com/support
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Holding the Space bar there is no "Fix Hardlinks" or "Fix permissions" to click. What's up?
Maybe syncing is just sluggish? Hovering the sys tray icon says "up to date" but when I look in folders the green check goes away and stuff is missing.
Now that I've been typing for a while, the file I'm looking for is there.
At any rate, still your solution isn't showing the "Fix Hardlinks" and "Fix permissions" isn't anywhere to be found.
My version is 92.4.382, is that the problem.
My guess is you do not work for Dropbox and you are doing this for free, so thank you for that.
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