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need to delete folders asap but are they shared?

Explorer | Level 4

I have a set of folders that is now taking up 192 gigs on my machine. I am trying to smart synch them, but it's taking way too long.

The folder structures shows the parent folder as shared, but the nested folders do not have a shared icon.

Is it safe to delete these and still have them online? I am not the owner.

I also can't seem to attach a screenshot



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Re: need to delete folders asap but are they shared?

Super User II

If you SmartSync them then nobody else will know you've done that and all is fine. If you just delete them then they will delete for everybody I'm afraid


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Re: need to delete folders asap but are they shared?

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Yes, and a better way to phrase might be: using the smart sync option of "online only".

After making the files/folders "online only", you can delete the corresponding folders on your local drive, without affecting the shared storage for the others.

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