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3 device limit

3 device limit

RobJVM
New member | Level 2

I'm sure this has been rehashed over and over but this is a screw job. I just replaced my hard drive. I DID NOT reinstall DropBox, I simply cloned one drive to another drive. Now I'm limited to 3 devices?!?!

 

I've used Dropbox since the very beginning and got a half dozen others to use the service. I'm going to look LONG AND HARD at all the other options out there before I pony up $120/yr to have the functionality I had 1 hour ago.

 

As they say, "All good things…"

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Re: 3 device limit

Rich
Super User II

@RobJVM wrote:

I'm sure this has been rehashed over and over but this is a screw job. I just replaced my hard drive. I DID NOT reinstall DropBox, I simply cloned one drive to another drive. Now I'm limited to 3 devices?!?!


Like any other application that identifies hardware by generating a hardware ID, changing part of that hardware can result in it being recognized as a different device. That's likely what happened here, either by replacing the hard drive that was cloned, or by putting the clone into a different computer.

 


... before I pony up $120/yr to have the functionality I had 1 hour ago.

Upgrade for a month, add your devices, cancel; $9.99.

Re: 3 device limit

RobJVM
New member | Level 2

Semantics. I've been in IT for 30 years. I know EXACTLY what this is.

 

But thank you for taking the time to reply. I appreciate it.

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