cancel
Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Announcements
Want to learn about how Kev uses Dropbox to make sure he keeps track of all the new music he listens to? Check out his tips here

Dropbox files & folders

Get in sync with the Dropbox Community. Our members can answer all your questions on Dropbox files and folders. Join a discussion or start your own today.

cancel
Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Re: My PC (PC Name) shows up as PC (3)

My PC (PC Name) shows up as PC (3)

simmsg
Explorer | Level 4

Hi,

 

I just started backing up a new computer. The previous two show up in Dropbox as My PC (PC Name) but this third one shows up as PC (3).

 

The PC name is set just fine afaict.

 

Any ideas?

 

Thanks!

1 Accepted Solution

Accepted Solutions

Re: My PC (PC Name) shows up as PC (3)

Rich
Super User II

@simmsg wrote:

I just started backing up a new computer. The previous two show up in Dropbox as My PC (PC Name) but this third one shows up as PC (3).


That is how the folders are now named. The first one will be named PC. Subsequent folders will be named PC (2), PC (3), etc. It was a change that was implemented to simplify the computer backup folders.

View solution in original post

2 Replies 2

Re: My PC (PC Name) shows up as PC (3)

Rich
Super User II

@simmsg wrote:

I just started backing up a new computer. The previous two show up in Dropbox as My PC (PC Name) but this third one shows up as PC (3).


That is how the folders are now named. The first one will be named PC. Subsequent folders will be named PC (2), PC (3), etc. It was a change that was implemented to simplify the computer backup folders.

Re: My PC (PC Name) shows up as PC (3)

simmsg
Explorer | Level 4

Thanks for responding. What a shame. The previous naming convention was at least understandable. And as others have pointed out, who is going to remember which is PC 1 vs PC 2 vs PC 3?

Need more support?