That's it. When installing Dropbox on my laptop it's only installed for my current user account, the other users can't see the shortcuts or use them (since logged in as another user the shortcuts always point to the dropbox of the user that installed it). How do you install it so all other accounts can use their own dropbox?
Dropboxen enables you to run multiple Dropbox clients concurrently by automatically launching multiple instances of Dropbox.exe as different Windows users so Dropbox will store the shared files in each unique Windows user directory.
It's not ideal and there are some specific problems and workarounds with trying to use this on Windows 7, but if you really want to accomplish this, its possible.
This is not currently possible. The Dropbox installer does not offer you the option to change the install location and it doesn't install to the Program Files directory. It installs to the current user's AppData directory, which is not accessible by other users. On Windows 7, that would be someplace like this:
This is now supported by default. Each Windows user can have a separate dropbox account set up on one device.
Excerpt from here: https://www.dropbox.com/en/help/61
For our advanced users
If you're a Dropbox Basic or Dropbox Pro user, it's also possible to use a different Dropbox account for each user login on your computer. While this technically means you can have several Dropbox folders on the same computer, you'll have to switch between each user account to take advantage of Dropbox's syncing features. This method is best for groups or families that have individual Dropbox accounts and use unique user logins on the same computer.
Dropbox now installs to this directory: C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client
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