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Deleting files from computer but i dont have the application on my computer anymore

Deleting files from computer but i dont have the application on my computer anymore

lgutierrez1
Explorer | Level 3

If I delete files from my MacBook so I can clear space, will it also delete from Dropbox servers or will I still be able to view those files online? 

I also i had deleted the application from my computer

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Re: Deleting files from computer but i dont have the application on my computer anymore

Mark
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If you have removed the software from your machine there is then no link to the Dropbox server and so you can delete them without impacting the online view at www.Dropbox.com/home

 


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Re: Deleting files from computer but i dont have the application on my computer anymore

Jay
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As long as you deleted the Dropbox desktop application first, before deleting the files, then your files online should be safe!

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Re: Deleting files from computer but i dont have the application on my computer anymore

Mark
Super User II
If you have removed the software from your machine there is then no link to the Dropbox server and so you can delete them without impacting the online view at www.Dropbox.com/home

 


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Re: Deleting files from computer but i dont have the application on my computer anymore

Jay
Dropboxer
As long as you deleted the Dropbox desktop application first, before deleting the files, then your files online should be safe!

Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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Re: Deleting files from computer but i dont have the application on my computer anymore

lgutierrez1
Explorer | Level 3

Thanks for your help!!!

Re: Deleting files from computer but i dont have the application on my computer anymore

lgutierrez1
Explorer | Level 3

Thanks for your Help!!

Re: Deleting files from computer but i dont have the application on my computer anymore

Jay
Dropboxer
You're welcome, have a great week!

Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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