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Can I delete copied folders?

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Can I delete copied folders?

Hi all-

 

During the process of transferring a lot of files from my business dropbox to my personal dropbox, I copied and pasted some of my dropbox folders onto my desktop, outside of my dropbox drive. Some of those folders are shared folders.

 

Here's my question: can I now delete the dropbox folders I copied and saved onto my desktop? If I delete them will they delete those files in dropbox?

 

I do have all of these files synced in the dropbox drive on my computer. This is just a duplicate set of folders.  I want to save space on my computer but I'm nervous about trashing them.

 

Thanks for your help!

 

 

 

 

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Re: Can I delete copied folders?

Hi Megan

Any that are on you desktop etc. can be deleted without issue - Dropbox doesnt even know they are there. slightly smiling face

 


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Re: Can I delete copied folders?

Hi Megan

Any that are on you desktop etc. can be deleted without issue - Dropbox doesnt even know they are there. slightly smiling face

 


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Re: Can I delete copied folders?

Awesome!  Thank you!