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I don't know why now I have all my computer files linked to dropbox

I don't know why now I have all my computer files linked to dropbox

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Hello Dropbox team!! I made a mistake and I don't know why now I have all my computer files linked to dropbox. How do I remove that option?

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Re: I don't know why now I have all my computer files linked to dropbox

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Hi @jjsaavedrap, thanks for joining the Community!

 

It sounds like you enabled the automatic computer backup feature in the Dropbox desktop application. Could you first try disabling the computer backup from Dropbox using the steps in the above article to see if this helps?

 

Afterwards, you can move the folders and files back to their previous locations, which will also delete them from the Dropbox account online.

 

 

If you need any further info, please let me know!

 


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Re: I don't know why now I have all my computer files linked to dropbox

Dropboxer

Hi @jjsaavedrap, thanks for joining the Community!

 

It sounds like you enabled the automatic computer backup feature in the Dropbox desktop application. Could you first try disabling the computer backup from Dropbox using the steps in the above article to see if this helps?

 

Afterwards, you can move the folders and files back to their previous locations, which will also delete them from the Dropbox account online.

 

 

If you need any further info, please let me know!

 


Jay
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Re: I don't know why now I have all my computer files linked to dropbox

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This is what sounds like happened to me but I was only made aware of it when I deleted my Dropbox file in order to re-install the program. Now all of my Documents have disappeared from my C:confused face: Drive. How can I get them back?

Re: I don't know why now I have all my computer files linked to dropbox

Dropboxer

Hey there @JKC1; thanks for joining our discussion here and sorry to hear about this.

 

Have you searched for your missing files locally on your computer, be it in their original locations or even your recycle bin?


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