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changed user account name! on mac os 10.14.4

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changed user account name! on mac os 10.14.4

New member | Level 2
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Hi, 

 

i changed my User Account Name on Mac following this instruction: https://support.apple.com/de-de/HT201548

in eglish here: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201548

 

Everything worked fine without my dropbox-app. 

It stays in believing that my folder is at the old destination... and i cant change that, even a new installation didnt worked.

 

How can i work out that?

 

regards Jan

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Re: changed user account name! on mac os 10.14.4

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@Jan_led wrote:

It stays in believing that my folder is at the old destination... and i cant change that, even a new installation didnt worked.


You need to perform a complete reinstall. Follow the steps posted by Stefanie in the following thread:

 

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@Jan_led wrote:

It stays in believing that my folder is at the old destination... and i cant change that, even a new installation didnt worked.


You need to perform a complete reinstall. Follow the steps posted by Stefanie in the following thread:

 

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Re: changed user account name! on mac os 10.14.4

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New member | Level 2

thank you very much, that worked very well !

 

Although for me it was enough to execute :

mv ~/.dropbox ~/.Trash/dropbox.old

 in the terminal. 

 

have a good day, 

best regards jan

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