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Why can't I copy and paste from one computer to another?

Why can't I copy and paste from one computer to another?

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I am not sure this is the right place to post this. I rarely ever use this. I had a lawyer who wanted me to use it to transfer important info == and now ALL I WANT TO DO is transfer a photo of my cat from one notebook to another. I have a copy of the cat's photo in drop box. but I copy it, however, it WILL NOT PASTE ON MY DESKTOP. 

What gives?

This by the way, is the reason I don't use this. Something so simple should not be so hard. I should just hit the copy, which  I know I am copying my MY MY MY cat's photo from my old notebook's desktop and want it in my new notebook's desktop. why am i having a hard time. I will not show a PASTE. If this transfer is an issue, I just want to know so I can uninstall.

thanks,

GinaT1

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Re: Why can't I copy and paste from one computer to another?

Dropboxer

Hi @GinaT1, thanks for posting today!

 

It sounds like you have the file on the Dropbox site, but are unsure of how to transfer it to your other computer. Have you installed the Dropbox desktop application on that notebook and signed into your account there?

 

If not, you can download the file from the site by selecting the file from the checkbox on the left, clicking the ellipsis (...) and then 'Download'. The copy function on the site only works to copy a file to another location in your account.

 

Regarding contacting support, you can find all your available options when signing into your account and clicking this link.

 

Hope this helps!


Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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