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I placed quite a few files in dropbox about a week ago. I moved them directly from my desktop to dropbox. I went to retrieve the files and put them back onto my desktop. Most files were fine, but three come up as .ink which says it is a shortcut. Where are these files? they are not on my computer and don't seem to be in dropbox either.

 

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Re: files coming up as .ink

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Unfortunately you havent moved them, you've created shortcuts to them. So those files are shortcut files - which hopefully point to the files in the original locations so you can recover them!

See https://www.dropbox.com/help/desktop-web/lnk-files for info


 


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