I don't notice it on Win8.1, but I have already hacked out a bunch of stuff in the registry on Win8.1. I have the Dropbox folder conveniently located in the root of a second hard drive, I don't need the link cluttering up the Navigation Pane, or the Desktop for that matter.
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Agreed. I have the Dropbox folder under "Quick access" -- I do not need or want it loitering elsewhere in the Navigation pane.
(Windows 10; paying Dropbox Pro user)
That's a Windows 10 option; not Dropbox. Right-click it and select Unpin from Quick Access.
I am referring to the Dropbox link in the navigation pane, not to anything in the Quick Access section.
Here is how i got rid of it:
Update : ... aaaaaaaaaaaand it's back.
Amazing ! This worked for me.
The first 2 entries were empty in my Registry though, no ShellFolders at all, probably cause I already disabled some Dropbox right-click features with Glary/CCleaner before. So they may not be related to this particular issue.
I only had the last two, replaced them as you suggested, and this did the trick.
Thank you !
Thank you, Gunnar. That worked beautifully.
I spoke too soon. It has returned. Examining the registry, the "Attributes" value changed back to "f080004d". And after several edits and reboots, this has reverted back several times. So something in Dropbox itself is actively preventing me from removing this obnoxious link in the navigation pane.
I'm pretty annoyed. I do not like paying money for something that then wastes my time and ignores my wishes.
How might one file a formal complaint with the people I gave my money for Dropbox Pro?
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