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In Windows 7 I had a folder for Dropbox in File Explorer. It is not present in Windows 8 although I have installed the Dropbox App for Windows 8?

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Did you install the Windows store app for Dropbox or the Desktop one? –  pratnala Jun 13 '13 at 10:54
You need to install the desktop client. You can download it here –  Cybertox Jun 14 '13 at 9:10

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Had the same issue, and this worked for me:

  1. Open up any folder
  2. Note that the left hand column where you would hope to see "DropBox" may have only "Skydrive", "This PC" and "Network" in it.
  3. The "Favorites" option (where Dropbox lives if you have already downloaded it) is hidden by default, but if you right click in that column you can choose to show it.
  4. This should apply to all folders - problem solved!
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