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Why are my files not syncing on the computer?

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Since Jan. 14, 2019, I have noticed that any additions, revisions and modifications that I make to documents in Dropbox from my Dell laptop do not show up when I open Dropbox from my Dell desktop computer.  I'm really confused!  However, I can see these changes since the 14th when I sign-in to Dropbox from my iPhone. 

Could someone please help me understand what is happening? Also, if you can tell me what I can do to fix this problem, I would greatly appreciate it!

Up until Jan. 14, 2019, any changes I made in Dropbox from my laptop would always show up when I opened Dropbox from my desktop.   

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Re: Syncing and uploads

Super User II

Sounds like Dropbox has stopped running on the Desktop. 

So, simply relaunch Dropbox or reinstall to make sure its working:


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Re: Syncing and uploads

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Again, thank you very much, Mark for your help.  Your solutions were right on the mark!

~Bailey :D

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