Here is an EXE to get the Dropbox status of a file or folder in Windows. It requires all the files in the distribution file.

At the writing of this wiki, the EXE was working in WinXP as well as Win7.

Author: Arthur K.

Usage Example

C:\> dbfilestatus Z:\Dropbox
up to date

EM T. has also written a Batch file that puts the machine in standby when it is “up to date”. It is available at the link below. Well done EM T.

Source Code

The source code was written by Steve H. It is available at the link below. Well done Steve!

Python Script To Get File Or Folder Status In Windows

Distribution Files

Here is the link to the distribution.

Unrar files into a folder and then run dbFileStatus.exe from a dos command shell.

You will also need the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package. This is available from the Microsoft Download Center.

Just search for Microsoft Visual C++ and select the most current package and correct load for your processor.