I just purchased new laptop, loaded Windows 10, then Dropbox. Decided to delete DP since needed it more on three other devices. But I uninstalled and still find what is apparently called a ghost file where I try to save basic text documents (using Wordperfect or Word). I followed various forums here and deleted all other Dropbox apps that I located using explorer. Empried recycle bin. I even reinstalled and uninstalled Dropbox again.
I now get a 'location not available' message when I try to open Documents file. I still see dropbox under Users, even after deleted and restarting. See the following screenshots. Any assistance would be most appreciated.
That did fix the problem, and I learned another fix that will certainly help in the future. I did not, however, set up computer backup - I presume that this occured automatically when I added the Dropbox app. I certainly did not have this issue when I purchased a new desktop last year and added my Dropbox account. So my docs now save correctly - but that Dropbox folder that appears in the screen shot is still there, even after deleting and removing from recycle bin (and completely uninstalling Dropbox from the computer).
Thanks though. Next time I'll use a community forum like this right away rather than spend hours searching what might turn out to be the wrong solution.
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