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Drop box fills up had drive on sync desipte apprently correct settings. Tips Needed!

Drop box fills up had drive on sync desipte apprently correct settings. Tips Needed!

Lola21
New member | Level 2

Why when I sync does my hard drive fill up with old files? I run a Mac, have sets mart sync, have selected folder not to appear on my hard drive drop box.. all good -  but whichever way I set it drop box fills up the hard drive with something. - how can I stop this and safely delete any duplicates/old files ?

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Re: Drop box fills up had drive on sync desipte apprently correct settings. Tips Needed!

Walter
Dropboxer

Hey @Lola21; welcome to our Community and thanks for using Dropbox!

 

Can you please send me a screenshot of where you're seeing this discrepancy in disk space on your Mac?

 

Also, can you send us the status of the app as shown in your menu bar?

 

While we're at it, a screenshot of the content of your Dropbox folder (omitting any personal information) to check the syncing icons on your files would be much appreciated. 

 

Thanks!


Walter
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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