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Dropbox on Windows Server 2012

Posted on 2013-06-16
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What is the best way to install Dropbox on a Windows server (as an administrator)?

What we are trying to achieve is:
(1) It will run without someone being logged into the server
(2) It needs to not get started multiple times if there are multiple logons to the server
(3) I would like to be able to access the try icon / preferences which seems impossible when running as a service.

Thanks,
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you can Run Dropbox 24/7 as a Windows Service with AlwaysUp. See the below link for step by step guide to configure:

http://www.coretechnologies.com/products/AlwaysUp/Apps/RunDropboxAsAService.html
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Thank you vinsvin, but I was looking to do it without needing to purchase additional software.
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