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Recovering files to my local Hard drive

Recovering files to my local Hard drive

JNCMD90
New member | Level 2

I wanted to move my files from dropbox back to my local hard drive, doing so I stopped the sync process and then deleted the files from dropbox. Now the files are no longer on my hard drive. I did so with a major folder and was given a warning that it was too large for the recycle bin. How can I recover my files and file structure to my hard drive?

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Re: Recovering files to my local Hard drive

DreamboxerJ
Explorer | Level 4

Hi there, I haven't personally experienced this but am curious if I could help!

 

A couple quick questions:

-Are you a dropbox Basic or dropbox Plus user?

-Are you on mac or PC?

Re: Recovering files to my local Hard drive

JNCMD90
New member | Level 2

drop box basic.  using win 10 pc. the folder I deleted from drop box was too large for the deleted files bin. 

Re: Recovering files to my local Hard drive

Lusil
Dropboxer
Hey @JNCMD90, have you tried recovering them by following these steps?

If the files are too large for your account, you can try restoring them in smaller batches. 

Lusil
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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