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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,580
United States Rank #9,005
Reach 0.0256%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.37 days
364.96 days >
Average installed length: 191.76 days


VersionDistribution 29.58% 2.21% 19.52% 3.82% 19.92% 7.04% 17.91%

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Dropbox Setup

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Dropbox Setup is a software program developed by Dropbox. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 50.66 MB (53,125,632 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 64% of users of Dropbox Setup come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\dropbox\dropboxsetup
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{597A58EC-42D6-4940-8739-FB94491B013C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 50.66 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dropbox Setup

  • dropboxinstaller.exe - Dropbox Update (Dropbox Update Setup)
  • wpfanimatedgif.dll (by Thomas Levesque) - WpfAnimatedGif
  • dropboxsetup.exe - Dropbox Setup
  • sharpbits.base.dll (by xidar solutions) - SharpBITS
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (Apache log4net for .NET Framework 4.0)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • ledger.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • dropboxsetup.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DropboxSetup.

How do I remove Dropbox Setup?

Quickly and completely remove Dropbox Setup from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Dropbox Setup from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Dropbox Setup, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Dropbox Setup.

Win 10 71%
Win 7 1%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 71.23%
Windows 7 28.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 25.10%
Windows 8.1 23.48%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.38%
Windows 10 Pro 9.31%
Windows 7 Professional 7.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.49%
  United Kingdom 7.43%
  Canada 3.86%
  Australia 2.38%
  Netherlands 2.08%
  Saudi Arabia 1.78%
  Finland 1.19%
  Malaysia 1.19%
  Singapore 0.89%
  India 0.89%
  South Africa 0.74%
  New Zealand 0.74%
  Romania 0.74%
  Portugal 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.61%
Dell 20.47%
Lenovo 19.01%
Acer 10.53%
ASUS 8.77%
Toshiba 7.02%
Apple 1.46%
Samsung 0.88%
MSI 0.88%
Sony 0.58%
Alienware 0.58%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.76%
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.29%
LENOVO 20378 3.33%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.33%
ASUSTeK K5130 2.86%
LENOVO 20266 2.86%

About Dropbox

Dropbox is a Web-based file hosting service operated by Dropbox, Inc.
Publisher URL: www.dropbox.com


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