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randomly getting notices asking if I want to remove files from dropbox?

randomly getting notices asking if I want to remove files from dropbox?

Lorilr
Explorer | Level 3

Hi,

 

New dropbox user.  Today I got several messages like this:

 

https://share.getcloudapp.com/2NulyeRW

 

I wasn't using dropbox at the time.  I searched here but couldn't find anything about this (or didn't know how to phrase the search?)

 

What is this telling me?  Thanks

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Re: randomly getting notices asking if I want to remove files from dropbox?

Rich
Super User II

@Lorilr wrote:

Today I got several messages like this ... What is this telling me?


It's telling you that either you or some process on your computer is moving files into a folder names $Deleted that is outside of your Dropbox folder, and in doing so, those files will be removed from your Dropbox account and all other devices that you sync with.

Re: randomly getting notices asking if I want to remove files from dropbox?

Lorilr
Explorer | Level 3

Thanks.  Since I haven't moved those files into or out of the dropbox designated folders, does it sound like this is a system process trying to delete temp files?  And I can say fine, go ahead?

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