Re: Invisible Dropbox pop-ups

Darren Harris

What is actually causing this? Is it a db update that’s done this or what?


From: <> On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: 13 March 2019 12:16
Subject: Re: [nvda] Invisible Dropbox pop-ups


It should be made clear that if you use the shortcut, you will run the program and you will see these announcements again.  You would have to close the program again from the system tray after using it not to see them.



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Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 10:55 PM

Subject: Re: [nvda] Invisible Dropbox pop-ups




when i had it disabled under startup i did not get the message after that. I re enabled it and it comes back.


If you disable it you can still use it by going to the shortcut and going in that way..


Gene nz


On 13/03/2019 3:51 PM, Annette Moore wrote:

Would simply disabling it from Startup stop these invisible Dropbox windows from popping up?, or would the notifications also need to be turned off?


On 3/12/2019 8:17 PM, Curtis Delzer wrote:

it certainly is, and until you turn off drop box, though you might like to know if a friend or colleague sends you stuff or gets stuff, you have to put up with this s**t.

On 3/11/2019 12:52 PM, Lino Morales wrote:

Its annoying as hell.


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From: <> on behalf of Sam Bushman <libertyroundtable@...>
Sent: Monday, March 11, 2019 3:50:32 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Invisible Dropbox pop-ups


That is correct – it’s not a notification. It is a box that comes up over and over though.



From: <> On Behalf Of George McCoy
Sent: Monday, March 11, 2019 1:36 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Invisible Dropbox pop-ups


For me, this is not a notification.  It looks exactly like the screen that comes up when I click the dropbox button in the system tray/user notifications area of windows 10.



On 3/11/2019 11:11 AM, Dave Grossoehme wrote:

Good Morning:  I read this information a little late.  However, I check notifications, which are in settings and the notification for Drop Box is uncheck.



On 2/25/2019 5:10 AM, Gene wrote:

Has anyone looked through options in Dropbox to see if anything is available about not showing notifications or messages?  These are, presumably, shown in the system tray.  I almost never use DropBox, though I have it, and I usually don't have it running.  I don't know if I have the latest version.  But the first thing I would do is look through the options to see if anything is available.  I may check later today but it might be better if someone checks who uses it regularly, and knows they have the problem version.  Presumably, I either do or it would update if I leave it on.



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Sent: Monday, February 25, 2019 3:18 AM

Subject: Re: [nvda] Invisible Dropbox pop-ups


The whole thrust of it for us is that you can hear when new updates come in.
To try to schedule everything at the studio will cause our non tech folk a

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From: "Gene" <gsasner@...>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, February 24, 2019 3:45 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Invisible Dropbox pop-ups

Is there any reason to have it running constantly?  You can exit it and only
run it when you want to use it.

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From: James Scholes
Sent: Sunday, February 24, 2019 9:32 AM
Subject: [nvda] Invisible Dropbox pop-ups

Hi all,

I'm running Dropbox v68.3.92.  Approximately every half an hour or so,
NVDA's focus is being moved to a Dropbox window which only seems to
contain a single, blank edit field.  The window doesn't seem to stay on
the screen, but focus isn't returned to where it was previously after it
disappears.  In fact, NVDA reports it as taking up a rectangle of 0
pixels, so I don't know if anything shows up visually on the screen at all.

As you can imagine, having to dismiss these boxes several times per day
is irritating.  Does anybody have a work-around?


James Scholes

Curtis Delzer 
W B 6 H E F
Rialto, CA


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