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Saving files to desktop

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An outside contractor sent me several large video files via a shared dropbox folder, which I downloaded to my work computer onto an internal shared drive.  They are showing up in a dropbox folder on my computer. Is there a way to save these videos to our internal shared drive so the people within my organization can view and edit them without using dropbox?  The files were too large to just email which is why they were sent to dropbox but I would now like to keep them without having to go through dropbox.  The person who sent them no longer needs them.  Thank you!!

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Re: Saving files to desktop

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Hey @allibc123, welcome to the Dropbox Community!

If you've downloaded them to your computer and they're not in your Dropbox folder (if you've installed the desktop app), they're separate from the files that sync to your account. 

In other words, you can move the ones you manually downloaded, edit them, and even delete them - they won't have any effect on the ones that are in your Dropbox folder. 

Let me know if you have any other questions!


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Re: Saving files to desktop

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Hey @allibc123, welcome to the Dropbox Community!

If you've downloaded them to your computer and they're not in your Dropbox folder (if you've installed the desktop app), they're separate from the files that sync to your account. 

In other words, you can move the ones you manually downloaded, edit them, and even delete them - they won't have any effect on the ones that are in your Dropbox folder. 

Let me know if you have any other questions!


Lusil
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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