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Dropbox Syncs to wrong profile

Dropbox Syncs to wrong profile

Explorer | Level 4

For some reasnmy computer has two profiles /user/ira and user/ira000

It seems to be synicing to the ira000 which ould be correct but all of a sudden I am getting the permission error dialog  can not start dropbox 

log follows

"bn.BUILD_KEY: Dropbox
bn.VERSION: 75.4.141
bn.DROPBOXEXT_VERSION: 27.0
bn.is_frozen: True
machine_id: 9086422b-f3c4-4940-ae8f-35b97ed3b3db
pid: 36944
cwd: 'C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Dropbox\\Client'
real_path='C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Dropbox\\Client'
mode=0o40777 uid=0 gid=0
parent mode=0o40777 uid=0 gid=0
HOME: None
appdata: 'C:\\Users\\ira\\AppData\\Local\\Dropbox\\instance1'
real_path='C:\\Users\\ira\\AppData\\Local\\Dropbox\\instance1'
mode=0o40777 uid=0 gid=0
parent mode=0o40777 uid=0 gid=0
dropbox_path: 'C:\\Users\\ira\\Dropbox'
real_path='C:\\Users\\ira\\Dropbox'
mode=0o40555 uid=0 gid=0
parent mode=0o40777 uid=0 gid=0
sys_executable: 'C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Dropbox\\Client\\Dropbox.exe'
real_path='C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Dropbox\\Client\\Dropbox.exe'
mode=0o100777 uid=0 gid=0
parent mode=0o40777 uid=0 gid=0
trace.__file__: 'C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Dropbox\\Client\\75.4.141\\python-packages-37.zip\\dropbox\\client\\ui\\common\\boot_error.pyc'
real_path='C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Dropbox\\Client\\75.4.141\\python-packages-37.zip\\dropbox\\client\\ui\\common\\boot_error.pyc'
not found
parent not found
TMP: C:\Users\ira.000\AppData\Local\Temp
TEMP: C:\Users\ira.000\AppData\Local\Temp
tempdir: 'C:\\Users\\ira.000\\AppData\\Local\\Temp'
real_path='C:\\Users\\ira.000\\AppData\\Local\\Temp'
mode=0o40777 uid=0 gid=0
parent mode=0o40777 uid=0 gid=0
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "dropbox\client\main.pyc", line 7252, in main_startup
File "dropbox\client\main.pyc", line 3276, in run
File "dropbox\client\ui\common\pathways\folder_opener_controller.pyc", line 81, in initialize
File "dropbox\client\configuration\manager.pyc", line 536, in update_preferences
File "dropbox\client\config.pyc", line 317, in update
File "dropbox\client\config.pyc", line 175, in update
File "dropbox\sqlite3_helpers.pyc", line 314, in executemany
File "dropbox\sqlite3_helpers.pyc", line 266, in _raise_better_operational_exception
File "six.pyc", line 693, in reraise
File "dropbox\sqlite3_helpers.pyc", line 309, in executemany
sqlite3.OperationalError: attempt to write a readonly database"

 

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Re: Dropbox Syncs to wrong profile

Dropboxer

Thanks for the additional information @ikemp - much appreciated!

At this point, can you please perform a clean, advanced re-install and let me know if you're still seeing this?

Let me know how it goes!


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Re: Dropbox Syncs to wrong profile

Dropboxer

Hey there @ikemp - sorry to hear about this.

I'm not sure if that's the case but, do you, by any chance, have roaming profiles implemented or have your C drive or the locations where Dropbox will live (like your home directory or any of the folders within it) shared over a network drive?

Does the active user profile on your computer have write permissions to the Dropbox Folder? 

Let me know what you find and we'll take it from there!


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Re: Dropbox Syncs to wrong profile

Explorer | Level 4

Thiu machine does not logon to or is joined to a domain.

The active user profile is an admin

the

roots under permissions  ie: \\IRA-LAPTOP\Users\ira.000 are shown as shared

owner being admin and miself

 

Re: Dropbox Syncs to wrong profile

Dropboxer

Thanks for the additional information @ikemp - much appreciated!

At this point, can you please perform a clean, advanced re-install and let me know if you're still seeing this?

Let me know how it goes!


Walter
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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