Hello @scubaairpig. Happy to help with this!
Go to the desktop Preferences and the sync tab and change the default Smart Sync setting to "Local".
Then navigate to your local Dropbox folder, right click it and set it to "Smart Sync" > "Local".
This way, your whole Dropbox will revert to local without even reinstalling!
Note A simple reinstall maintains the sync settings. Just for future reference, this advanced reinstall here can delete all syncing settings and traces of the app to start fresh.
Hope this helps. Let me know if this worked for you.
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