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Hi! There is this file named "Inventory:Warehouse" where if I open the dropbox website, I can access it but when I open it on the synchronized files on my desktop documents, I can't access it. How can I fix it and synchronize it on my pc?  

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Re: Unsynced Files

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@Cllure wrote:

There is this file named "Inventory:Warehouse" where if I open the dropbox website, I can access it but when I open it on the synchronized files on my desktop documents, I can't access it. How can I fix it and synchronize it on my pc?  


Rename the file. The colon ( : ) in your file name is an incompatible character on Windows systems, so Dropbox is not able to sync it. That character is reserved on Windows.

 

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Re: Unsynced Files

Super User II

@Cllure wrote:

There is this file named "Inventory:Warehouse" where if I open the dropbox website, I can access it but when I open it on the synchronized files on my desktop documents, I can't access it. How can I fix it and synchronize it on my pc?  


Rename the file. The colon ( : ) in your file name is an incompatible character on Windows systems, so Dropbox is not able to sync it. That character is reserved on Windows.

 

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Re: Unsynced Files

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Got it! Thanks! 

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