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transfer/copying stopped because of invalid characters?!!

transfer/copying stopped because of invalid characters?!!

Kristof VDK
New member | Level 2

dear all

 

I am new to dropbox and started enthusiastically transfering folders from my home server/Macbook to dropbox. However, the transfer got stuck in the middle. Somes files could not be copied because the name contained characters that are invalid??!! See picture.

So the transfer/copying stopped, and I got only half of the folder on dropbox...

What to do?

Thank you in advance!

Kristof

PS using business version of dropbox

 

 

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Re: transfer/copying stopped because of invalid characters?!!

Kristof VDK
New member | Level 2

and by the way, when I try to transfer the file 'with the invalid characters' in its name, only, then it works. The message only comes wenn I try to transfer the entire subfolder. 

Since I do have many folders, subfolders and files, I cannot manually transfer the files, i do need to be able to tarnsfer an entire folder, which works for most files, except for some of the filenames (see picture), without any evident reason.

Re: transfer/copying stopped because of invalid characters?!!

Walter
Dropboxer
Hi @Kristof VDK; welcome to our Community!

Can you please walk me through the exact steps you take that result in this error?

Also, can you clarify if you're getting this for only a specific package files or other types of files or folders as well? 

Keep us posted!

Walter
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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