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Here is a screenshot of my Finder sidebar with the non-functional duplicate Dropbox folder shortcut:

Screenshot of Finder sidebar with non-functional duplicate Dropbox folder shortcut

How can I remove this non-functional duplicate Dropbox folder shortcut from the sidebar?

I have tried uninstalling Dropbox and deleting the following directories:


My /Library/Contextual Menu Items is empty despite what is written in the Dropbox uninstalling instructions.

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

It was a broken folder reference, and it could be removed by holding cmd+alt and dragging the shortcut off the sidebar.

Reference: How can I remove a folder that no longer exists from my Finder sidebar in Lion?

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