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The LNK file was synced to my account, not the original file

The LNK file was synced to my account, not the original file

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For some reason the file from my desktop was dropeed into Dropbox, but it is only a LNK now and the other file is gone. Can I get it back?

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Re: LNK file

Dropboxer

Hi @DDaniels4114-0, thanks for contacting us!

 

When you moved the file into Dropbox, was it the original file, or a shortcut to that file, which is what an LNK file refers to? Did you drag it in the desktop app, the site, or into the Dropbox folder?

 

Do you see any events of the original file on your account?

 

Let me know if you need any more info!


Jay
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Re: LNK file

Explorer | Level 3

Thanks, Jay. Can I speak to someone live? I'm really stumped on using Dropbox. I added a new computer and my existing stuff I can't find it.   Dom [personal information removed as per Community Guidelines] Office

Re: LNK file

Dropboxer

Hey @DDaniels4114-0, your support options are based on the account that you have, and you can find yours by going to dropbox.com/support

 

However, we're more than happy to help look into this from here!

 

Are you missing other files from your computer? Do you have computer backup enabled by any chance?


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