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Macbook backup remove

Macbook backup remove

Charlene10
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Hi there, I accidentally access dropbox to back up my Mac. I found out that I had no space to view other file that others send to me, so I wanted to delete my file. BUT, the system warning said that if I delete my file on dropbox, it would also delete my file on Mac. I tried to download my whole Mac zip. but it couldn't decompressed. What should I do?

 

 

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Re: Macbook backup remove

Jay
Dropboxer
Hi @Charlene10, thanks for messaging today!

It sounds like you're referring to the 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'll get the option to move the folders and files back to their previous locations, which will also delete them from the Dropbox account online.

Keep me updated with any progress!

Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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