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Startup program entry details:

Dropbox (Dropbox.exe)

This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

Not required or not recommended - typically infrequently used tasks that can be started manually if necessary

For further information on how to identify and disable startup programs please visit the Introduction page.


System Tray access to the Dropbox online storage service which provides 2GB of space for free for you to save, sync and share files. Note - this entry is for older versions where it loads from the Windows Startup folder and the file is located in %AppData%\Dropbox\bin

Startup information:

Common/User Startup (Start → All Programs → Startup)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - Startup: Dropbox.lnk = C:\Documents and Settings\Startups\Application Data\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
O4 - Startup: Dropbox.lnk = C:\Users\Startups\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe

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