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Q&A: Why can’t I open my Dropbox files even though Smart Sync is off?

  I just installed AlwaysUp ( specifically to keep a Dropbox synchronized with a Win 2012 R2 server. I have followed the installation guide (wizard and then double checked the setting). Smart Sync is turned off. The service seems to start … Continue reading

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Why you should Disable Smart Sync when Running Dropbox as a Windows Service

In this article… What is Dropbox Smart Sync? How Smart Sync works: Supporting technologies NTFS Sparse Files technology Windows file system Minifilter driver technology Windows Interprocess Communication (IPC) Implication #1: Files cannot be downloaded without an Internet connection Implication #2: … Continue reading

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