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"Couldn't upload. Give dropbox permission to access this file."

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Hi,

I have 800 file that wont sync due to an error "Couldn't upload. Give dropbox permission to access this file."

I have tried the "icacls "D:\Dropbox" /grant "%USERNAME%":(F) /T" fix suggestion on the website, but with no success.  Yes, I did change the dropbox file location.

Any suggestions?

 

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Re: "Couldn't upload. Give dropbox permission to access this file."

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Hey @Christo123, I’m wondering what led you to this error message; please let me know in your next message if possible. It would also be useful if you included the steps you’ve already tried on your end, just so as to ensure I’m following-up from where you’ve left off on your end. 

Now Christo, if you’ve already followed the steps outlined here to repair permissions, then I’d suggest following the instructions relayed on this resource to run an Advanced reinstall, so as to move forward on the matter at hand. Once you get a chance to get going with that, please keep me updated on the outcome & I’ll do my best to check back with you. Thanks & I’ll be awaiting your next reply here! 

 


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