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Re: My PC (PC Name) shows up as PC (3)

My PC (PC Name) shows up as PC (3)

simmsg
Helpful | Level 5

Hi,

 

I just started backing up a new computer. The previous two show up in Dropbox as My PC (PC Name) but this third one shows up as PC (3).

 

The PC name is set just fine afaict.

 

Any ideas?

 

Thanks!

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Re: My PC (PC Name) shows up as PC (3)

Rich
Super User II

@simmsg wrote:

I just started backing up a new computer. The previous two show up in Dropbox as My PC (PC Name) but this third one shows up as PC (3).


That is how the folders are now named. The first one will be named PC. Subsequent folders will be named PC (2), PC (3), etc. It was a change that was implemented to simplify the computer backup folders.

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Re: My PC (PC Name) shows up as PC (3)

Rich
Super User II

@simmsg wrote:

I just started backing up a new computer. The previous two show up in Dropbox as My PC (PC Name) but this third one shows up as PC (3).


That is how the folders are now named. The first one will be named PC. Subsequent folders will be named PC (2), PC (3), etc. It was a change that was implemented to simplify the computer backup folders.

Re: My PC (PC Name) shows up as PC (3)

simmsg
Helpful | Level 5

Thanks for responding. What a shame. The previous naming convention was at least understandable. And as others have pointed out, who is going to remember which is PC 1 vs PC 2 vs PC 3?

Re: My PC (PC Name) shows up as PC (3)

milesdudley
New member | Level 2

I have the same issue. I have removed all PC's and deleted all files reattached my "new" desktop and it still  names it PC2.

 

I DONT WANT THIS!!!   i WANT TO SEE MY PC NAME!

 

Is there no way to fix this???

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