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New Computer - Hard Drive Folders

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Hi, I had to replace the hard drive in my iMac and I need to put my dropbox folder on the new hard drive. However I only have the folders in the online dropbox account. How do I do this? I am scared if I download dropbox onto the computer, dropbox will sync online and delete all of the folders and files (as they are not on this computer). Does that make sense?
Thank you,
Sue.

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Rif.: New Computer - Hard Drive Folders

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If you have a new hard-drive (without a Dropbox folder on it) just install the dropbox app and everithing that is online will be copied on your pc.

If on new drive you already have a dropbox folder, just rename dropbox folder on that drive it into something like dropbox-old, and install dropbox app, it will copy on your new drive the data you have online.

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