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New folder get automatically synced to PC with selective sync set => major issue

New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

I use Selective Sync on one or more machines that I want to be syncing ONLY designated folders. However, when I add a new folder to my Dropbox from another computer, it is automatically added to the Selective Sync list on the other computer. How can I prevent that? Is there a hidden option somewhere?

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Re: New folder get automatically synced to PC with selective sync set => major issue

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Newly added folders in the root Dropbox folder are automatically synced. You have to manually uncheck from the computers where you do not want to sync. Alternatively, you can create a root folder (say, ComputerAonly) then uncheck from other computers. Next time if you put sub-folders inside ComputerAonly, those folders won't sync to other computers. 

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