Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Dropbox to kill-off Public folders?

20 Jun 2012   #11

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

so no need to share then. :)

My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jun 2012   #12

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE

Not necessarily, I don't require a person to be a friend to share with them.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jun 2012   #13

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

actually the public folder is good for putting images to upload the image url (public link) to websites ,
bit like your own imageshack.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

20 Jun 2012   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seekermeister View Post
Hmm, I went ahead and installed it, and put a video into the public folder to test how this all works. The only thing that I've found so far that annoys me is that even with the bandwidth set to unlimited, it is only running at ~ 47KB/sec, which will take ~ 7 hours to finish the 1.2GB video file. I'm assuming this is due to my ISP connection, because the upload speed when I test it with is approximately that speed also. If I had a higher upload speed, would the Dropbox app use all that is available, or would it still be slow?
Yes, the more upload speed you have the faster this goes. I uploaded something from work last night and was getting around 500KB/sec on my upload speed via dropbox.

Limited upload speeds are why I don't make huge use of cloud based services yet, and also the reason that I am more than happy with 2-5GB of free space...because I use the cloud storage mainly for small files.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Dropbox to kill-off Public folders?

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
New Dropbox mobile offline folders let you work on the go
Source: New Dropbox mobile offline folders let you work on the go | Dropbox Blog
public folders?
Can I toss the public folders out of my libraries? I really don't do the sharing thing. Just wondering ..
General Discussion
Public folders
Hi people. I just found out that the libraries - and presumeably other "shared" stuff - sit in C:\Users\Public. Now... what are the ramifications of deleting the \Public\ folder from C:\Users? I simply dislike the whole "soft links"/junction/libraries concept. I prefer if I put file A into...
General Discussion
Can't see all public folders
I have a handful of folders that I have moved into Public Documents on my W7 machine. All but two of them can be seen from Shared Documents on my XP3 machine. I have compared Properties between folders that can be seen and those that can't, to no avail. I can't see any differences. Any thoughts...
Network & Sharing

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 16:54.
Twitter Facebook Google+