I had two laptops running Dropbox. Elderly Lenovo R61 at work running Win7/64 SP1, which still works fine, and an HP ProBook 4540S at home with same OS level.
Sometime a month or so ago I tried to update Dropbox on the HP at home. The installer runs, bargraph crawls across, finishes, then it appears to restart Windows Explorer, systray icons disappear, then re-populate, but not the Dropbox icon. The Task manager shows Dropbox.exe *32 sitting there using 25% of my CPU one core or thread or whatever they mean. DbxSvc.exe is also running.
At this point I've tried Revo uninstall multiple times, and ccleaner. Just tried the Advanced uninstall outlined at https://www.dropbox.com/en/help/41. This basically does the same thing as Revo, which will also find the application data and let one delete them after the regular uninstaller finishes.
Reinstalled, no joy, same behavior. Tried with windows firewall turned off, also no joy.
I liked using Dropbox, but if it doesn't synch both computers, I might have to use Google Drive, but won't have local copies. Hope you guys can come up with some solution.
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