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How to stop constantly downloadind files to my computer

How to stop constantly downloadind files to my computer

se2
New member | Level 2

Could anyone help me with this issue?
Where to change the settings?
I don't want to have DB files saved on my HardDrvive. Do I need to delete the dropbox folder on my computer or any other suggestions?

Thanks in Advance.

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Re: How to stop constantly downloadind files to my computer

Jay
Dropboxer
Hi @se2, thanks for contacting us!

Are you referring to the normal Dropbox desktop application syncing from the site to your machine?

Do you know if you've enabled the computer backup feature on your device?

Any other info or screenshots would be helpful!

Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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Re: How to stop constantly downloadind files to my computer

se2
New member | Level 2

Hi Jay,

thanks.

"Are you referring to the normal Dropbox desktop application syncing from the site to your machine?"

Yes.

Re: How to stop constantly downloadind files to my computer

Daphne
Dropboxer
Thanks for confirming that @se2!

Firstly, while the app is setup and running on your computer, any deletions you make in the Dropbox folder with sync and reflect in your account online.

Since you want to stop the app syncing, I would suggest unlinking the app, and the uninstalling.

The Dropbox folder will remain on your computer after this, but with the app removed from your computer, you can delete the folder without it affecting the files in your account online.

Daphne
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