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Two computers with different files and one account

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Two computers with different files and one account

Explorer | Level 3

Hi

I have two computers - Computer 1 and Computer 2. each has a separate set of files, and i dont want to mix them... 

Is there a way to set the same dropbox (paid subscription, 2TB) on BOTH computers, but prevent sync of computer 1 into computer 2 and vice versa? so each has its own folders on dropbox. 

Thanks!

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Re: Two computers with different files and one account

Super User II

@Osnat wrote:

Is there a way to set the same dropbox (paid subscription, 2TB) on BOTH computers, but prevent sync of computer 1 into computer 2 and vice versa? so each has its own folders on dropbox. 


Create two folders, one for each computer, and use Selective Sync to remove each folder from the respective computer. If there are already files in the folders, make sure they're fully synced before you remove them using Selective Sync.

 

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Re: Two computers with different files and one account

Super User II

@Osnat wrote:

Is there a way to set the same dropbox (paid subscription, 2TB) on BOTH computers, but prevent sync of computer 1 into computer 2 and vice versa? so each has its own folders on dropbox. 


Create two folders, one for each computer, and use Selective Sync to remove each folder from the respective computer. If there are already files in the folders, make sure they're fully synced before you remove them using Selective Sync.

 

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Re: Two computers with different files and one account

Explorer | Level 3
Thanks! So I should create two folders on Dropbox first? Much appreciated,
Osnat.

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