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deleted Dropbox from Mac... have now lost all my files and cant access desktop or time machine.help

deleted Dropbox from Mac... have now lost all my files and cant access desktop or time machine.help

dannywatson
New member | Level 2

downloaded dropbox.. it synched with my mac.. i didnt want this so deleted it.. it has taken all my files... i can no longer access desktop as it says original file does not exist... ive lost everything .. when i log in to my dropbox on line all files are there but it wont let me download them

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Re: deleted dropbox from Mac... have now lost all my files and cant access desktop or time machin...

Lusil
Dropboxer
Hey there @dannywatson, let's see what we can do here. 

It sounds like computer backup was turned on when you installed the desktop app, which added your computer folders to your Dropbox folder. 

In this case, you can reinstall the desktop app and turn the feature off by following these steps

During this process, you'll be given the option to move the files back to their original locations. 

Could you give that a try and let me know how it goes? 

Looking forward to hearing back from you!

Lusil
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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