Synced Files on the Dropbox Website But Files Not Showing

If you realize that some files may appear missing in your Dropbox folder but: they indeed appear in the Dropbox website and the program shows all files synced don’t panic. Windows don’t show hidden files and other Operating System’s reserved files’s attributes. The common files attributes are: [R] Read-only file attribute. [A] Archive file attribute. […]

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How Do I Clear My Dropbox Cache?

Maybe you’re running out of hard drive space, or suspect that Dropbox is taking up an inordinately large amount of disk space. Since it caches files on your hard drive when a file is remotely deleted, sometimes a lot of hard drive space can be used in the Dropbox cache – 10 GB or more! […]

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Why Does My Public Link Give Me An Error 404?

Why does my Public Link give me an Error 404? It is most likely that the file has not finished uploading to the Dropbox servers. You can check if the file has finished uploading by clicking on the Dropbox icon in your menubar/system tray. Normally, you will just have to wait a few minutes and […]

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How Can I Use Multiple Dropbox Accounts on the Same Computer?

Dropbox does not officially support this capability, but there are various methods to provide access to two or more Dropbox accounts within a single user login. Most rely on creating alternate “home directories” for one running instance of Dropbox, or running a copy of Dropbox as a different user using facilities built into later versions […]

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Sync Folders Outside of the Dropbox Folder With Dropbox

What if you want to synchronize/backup files or folders that reside not in the “My Dropbox” folder, but somewhere else on your harddrive? There are a number of different ways that this can be achieved. Each operating system has a different way that you can do it. Windows (Needs NTFS file system) On Windows, you […]

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