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Will I lose the dropbox and its contents

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Will I lose the Dropbox with its contents on my Apple devices if I dump the Dropbox on my old PC. 

The PC is synced with my Apple devices.

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Re: Will I lose the dropbox and its contents


Hey there @Shirley-Ann - how are you today?

If you're uninstalling our desktop application from your computer, then no. No files will be affected by this as you'll be merely uninstalling our app. Your Dropbox folder will still be there (this is just another folder on your computer's hard drive - only with syncing capabilities). 

If you delete your Dropbox folder on your computer though (while our desktop app is running), those changes will sync across your linked devices and to the website as well. 

I hope this information helps and please let me know if you have any more questions; I'll be happy to follow up.


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