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I have an issue with syncing when attaching files to email. Any ideas?

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I installed DropBox and all went well with the installation.  I then created a subfolder called MyResumes and I dropped my two files into that folder.  Next I went to send a test email to friend's AOL account with a copy of the two files attached to it.  But when I tried to attach the two files to the email, DropBox just spun and spun without completing the task.  After about fifteen minutes I killed it.  The two MS Word files were quite small (less than 30K each) so that shouldn't have been the issue.  I can see the files and I can even open them with Word and edit them.


I'm working on a Windows 10 workstation with the latest updates applied.




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in addition, it sounds more live AOL than Dropbox. can you explain what u do right before it spins?
Also if you add a file from somewhere else does it behave the same?
if you share through a another mail app what happens?


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I have an issue with syncing when attaching files to email. Any ideas?
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