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Cannot delete a file

New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

I have a couple of large videos that were posted into my dropbox by someone else and I wish to delete them as they are taking up space on my PC but I cannot delete them locally as I do not have permission and cannot change the details to allow me to delete them.  On the Dropbox website the delte button is greyed out for thos files.  How can I delete them as they have now been backed up to a usb.

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Re: Cannot delete a file

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Super User II

Were the videos uploaded to a shared folder that you're a member of? If so, and if you were able to delete them, you'd end up deleting them for all members of the share. Instead, you can leave the shared folder and the files will be removed from your account.

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Re: Cannot delete a file

Super User II
Super User II

Were the videos uploaded to a shared folder that you're a member of? If so, and if you were able to delete them, you'd end up deleting them for all members of the share. Instead, you can leave the shared folder and the files will be removed from your account.

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Re: Cannot delete a file

New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2
Thank you, worked a treat.
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