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How to Add or Remove Dropbox Desktop Icon in Windows 10

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Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by American company Dropbox, Inc. that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and client software.

Dropbox is a home for all your photos, docs, videos, and files. Anything you add to Dropbox will automatically show up on all your computers, phones and even the Dropbox website so you can access your stuff from anywhere.

If you installed the Dropbox app on your PC, then you can add a Dropbox desktop icon to your desktop.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove a Dropbox desktop icon for your account in Windows 10.


EXAMPLE: Dropbox desktop icon
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Here's How:

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The .reg files below will add and modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideDesktopIcons\NewStartPanel

{E31EA727-12ED-4702-820C-4B6445F28E1A} DWORD

0 = Add
1 = Remove



1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Add Dropbox Desktop Icon

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Add_Dropbox _Desktop_Icon.reg

download


 3. To Remove Dropbox Desktop Icon

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Remove_Dropbox _Desktop_Icon.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. Refresh (F5) your desktop to apply.

8. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn