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Reconnect the new installation on old folder

Reconnect the new installation on old folder

EduardoPilla
New member | Level 2

I did have to format my computer and I don't deleted and don't moved the dropbox folder, this is installed on secound disk, now I reinstal my system operation (Kubuntu 18.04) and reinstall dropbox app but I can't reconnect the new dropbox app on saved folder, this folder has 15 gb. Is possible reconnect this folder ?
PS.: when I chose de older folder I recevd a message "this folder already contains a dropbox directory"

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Re: Reconnect the new installation on old folder

Lusil
Dropboxer

Hey @EduardoPilla, thanks for reaching out to us. 

 

Since you've re-installed the desktop app and, from what I can see from your screenshot, it's running, I'd recommend letting the desktop app sync content and any changes that may have occurred. 

 

Once it's done, you can move the new Dropbox folder's location to your second drive and remove the old one.  

 

I hope this helps, but let me know if you have any other questions. Thanks!

 

 


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