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I used the remote wipe and unlink service, (great option by the way), and noticed that there was another trashcan icon next to the status indicator. On a whim, I decided to click the trashcan to see what would happen and then the remote wipe status disappeared. Does this mean the computer will no longer be wiped as I no longer see it listed or does it mean something else? 

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Re: Remote Wipe

Dropboxer

Hi @Socallaw; thanks for joining our Community!

 

I think this means that the Dropbox folder on that computer has been deleted, but just to make sure we're on the same page, could you let me know what the status of that device is showing now in your account's Security tab

 

Any additional information are more than welcome! 


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Re: Remote Wipe

New member | Level 2

That's just it, it's no longer shown or being shown. Thus my confusion as to whether it will still effecutate a remote wipe upon the laptop going online. 

Re: Remote Wipe

Dropboxer

Then, I guess you've already successfully unlinked it @Socallaw.

 

This would most likely happen if you chose to delete files from that specific device the next time it comes online and clicked 'Unlink'.

 

I hope this helps and please let me know if you have any more questions. 

 


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