I try to stop dropbox from running on windows 7 start up.
I went to dropbox configuration and opt this option out. pressed apply.
looked in cmd "msconfig" and this service wasn't there.
but yet it comes up everytime i run windows
Nowadays, there is a entry in the "Preferences" section, where you can control this:
Another option is to use Starter, a Windows startup manager ... however, as noted above, the application (dropbox.exe) will re-add it on exit.
Try this way:
Dropbox starts via shortcut in startup folder
remove the Dropbox.lnk here.
I had to delete the DropBox folder from C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming to stop this madness.
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