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Downloading 609 doc files for 24 hours now

Downloading 609 doc files for 24 hours now

aureliozl3
Helpful | Level 6

My Windows desktop dropbox hasn't updated the Dropbox website files since July of this year. Most of my files are DOC files. I have the latest version of Dropbox.

 

I just bought a laptop and installed dropbox. A DOC files I made on the laptop updated almost instantly on the Dropbox website.

 

My desktop dropbox says "Downloading 609 files..." for about 24 hours now.  All those files are DOC files.

 

What's going on? Why hasn't my desktop updated since July? And why is it taking forever to download 609 DOC files on a cable network.

 

My Preference says Not to limit bandwidth.

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Re: Downloading 609 doc files for 24 hours now

Walter
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Hey @aureliozl3, sorry to hear about this.

 

Have you rebooted your computer at all since you first noticed this?

 

If you did and this persists, you could try fixing your hardlinks and permissions as outlined here.

 

Let me know of any updates!


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Re: Downloading 609 doc files for 24 hours now

aureliozl3
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I've rebooted and tried the steps but I'm not seeing "Fix Hardlinks" anywhere in the window. Here's a screenshot.

 

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Re: Downloading 609 doc files for 24 hours now

Walter
Dropboxer

Are you holding down Alt+H while on this tab @aureliozl3


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Re: Downloading 609 doc files for 24 hours now

aureliozl3
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No @Walter because nowhere in the link did it say to do that.  It said to press the spacebar and other links mentioned the Windows button but you're the first one to mention ALT+H.

 

Anyway, that made the button appear, so I clicked it and Apply.  I'm not seeing any kind of change though.

Re: Downloading 609 doc files for 24 hours now

aureliozl3
Helpful | Level 6

@Walter it's been stuck like that for three days now.

Re: Downloading 609 doc files for 24 hours now

Hannah
Dropboxer

Hey @aureliozl3, sorry to jump in here.

 

Can you please hover your mouse over the Dropbox icon in your system tray and let us know which version of the Dropbox application you're using?


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Re: Downloading 609 doc files for 24 hours now

aureliozl3
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Re: Downloading 609 doc files for 24 hours now

Walter
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Hey @aureliozl3, thanks for clarifying that for us.

 

Would it be OK if we reach out via email to have a further look internally at this point?


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Re: Downloading 609 doc files for 24 hours now

aureliozl3
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That would be wonderful, @Walter. How do I PM my email address to you?

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