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The latest stable version (v1.6.8) does not work anymore, a working beta version can be downloaded here:
Beta v1.6.8.12

Please check out my blog posts for more information:
Recent connectivity issues
Beta v1.6.8.2
Dropbox retiring old versions
Beta v1.6.8.4

 

Changelog

~ : changed       + : added
- : removed        # : fixed

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1.6.8.0 (25.02.2014):
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.6.3

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1.6.7.0 (19.01.2014):
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.4.11

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1.6.6.0 (26.12.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.4.10
+Option to not wait for an Internet Connection on errors (not an option in the settings for now, must be configured in .dbfiles\config.ini)

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1.6.5.0 (20.10.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.4.3
~Toggle SyncAndGo behavior when using the hotkey or command line parameter if it is enabled by default in the settings
~Internet connection check now uses the update servers

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1.6.4.0 (18.08.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.2.13
#Error about not deletable Dropbox folder during setup

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1.6.3.0 (09.07.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.2.9
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.0.22

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1.6.2.0 (30.06.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.2.8
#Russian translation

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1.6.1.0 (05.06.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.1.19
#custom Dropbox icons

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1.6.0.0 (19.05.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.0.8
#German translation
+check to prevent DropboxPortableAHK being inside the Dropbox folder
+6 more Dropbox icons to choose from
+Russian readme
+Swedish translation
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.0.10
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.0.16

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1.5.10.0 (20.04.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.1.11

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1.5.9.0 (12.04.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.1.9
+French readme

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1.5.8.0 (08.04.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.1.8

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1.5.7.0 (04.04.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.1.6
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.1.7

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1.5.6.0 (22.03.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 1.6.18
#Dropbox update prevention for 2.0.0

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1.5.5.0 (02.02.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 1.6.16
+More colors for multiple instances

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1.5.4.0 (21.01.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 1.6.15

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1.5.3.0 (16.01.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 1.6.14

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1.5.2.0 (12.01.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 1.6.13

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1.5.1.0 (02.01.2013):
#Dropbox update prevention for 1.6.11

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1.5.0.0 (31.10.2012):
-Settings to enable Dropbox update, it is not supported
-Option to use previously used Dropbox configuration file
+clearchache parameter to empty the Dropbox cache
#Dropbox update prevention
#Setup ui on different scaling modes

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1.4.9.0 (05.06.2012):
#Dropbox update prevention for Dropbox v1.4.7
#Some mistakes in language files

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1.4.8.0 (27.04.2012):
#Dropbox update prevention
#Typo in Japanese language file

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1.4.7.0 (16.04.2012):
#Dropbox update prevention
+Greek translation (by Thanasis Tsapanoglou)

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1.4.6.0 (29.03.2012):
+Option to select between different Dropbox icons
~Dropbox update prevention
+Option to force a language
+Option to choose between Run and RunWait for user applications
~Italian translation (by UomoMacchina)
#Internet connection check for some users
#code cleanup

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1.4.5.0 (05.03.2012):
+Download missing Dropbox files
+Retry option for failed downloads

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1.4.4.0 (25.02.2012):
#Dropbox update prevention

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1.4.3.0 (02.02.2012):
+Spanish translation (by kot7k)
+Japanese translation (by otterb)
#size of setup gui
#Dropbox update prevention

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1.4.2.0 (15.01.2012):
+Simplified Chinese language (by ToadLoading (Liu Ding))
+multiple urls for Internet connection check
#setup could not be run again if the Dropbox version was unsupported
#WMI error on very restricted machines

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1.4.1.0 (28.12.2011):
+Portuguese language (by dinism)
~url for Internet connection check from http://www.google.de/ to http://www.dropbox.com/
-additional note of new homepage after update

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1.4.0.0 (19.12.2011):
+Polish language (by mail4skwarka)
+Russian language (by Alexander Ermolenko)
~wait for Internet connection if DropboxPortableAHK was setup before instead of popping up the setup screen
~hide proxy password in the gui by default
#improved Dropbox update prevention
+feature to shutdown or hibernate the Computer after SyncAndGo

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1.3.7.0 (14.11.2011):
+support for proxys defined in system connection with authentication
+French language file (by Erwan L.)
+’-help’ and ‘/?’ command line switches to display command line usage
#best connection saving bug
#empty Dropbox configuration file
#not always deleted the oldest debug files
#some gui sizes
#not working download counter
~debug files are now stored in the ‘.dbfiles\’ subfolder
~homepage link

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1.3.6.0 (22.10.2011):
#missing text on Dropbox setup button
#missing Python25.dll error
+restart Dropbox if it was killed by the upgrade process
#NTVDM error
#check for maximum supported Dropbox version

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1.3.5.0 (07.10.2011):
~compiler version to 1.1.4.1
~Dropbox update prevention
+unregister Dropbox extension
+check if Dropbox folder is set to the root directory
#deleted Dropbox configuration if decryption password was wrong
+check for maximum supported Dropbox version

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1.3.4.0 (22.09.2011):
+Italian translation (by Daniele F.)
#German translation
#error while setting a Dropbox path with Unicode characters
#error while updating a setup with spaces in the path

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1.3.3.0 (17.09.2011):
+muliple language support
+German translation
+Dutch translation (by Thomas V.)
#English translation (by Lloyd B.)
~update routine
#more precision for SyncAndGo
+option to eject the drive after SyncAndGo
+method to prevent Dropbox from updating itself
#moveability of download window
+option to encrypt the Dropbox database
-opportunity to use the context menu

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1.3.2.0 (29.07.2011):
+run SyncAndGo after update if it was enabled before
#recognition of correct internet connection
#start of setup if no path was found in db
#Dropbox monitoring
#enabling ‘next’ button after going back before last setup step
#insert user applications in setup
~description field of version info

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1.3.1.0 (26.07.2011):
-check for network drive

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1.3.0.0 (26.07.2011):
+write size of downloaded file to debug log
#issues with some non ascii characters in file path
+check for dropbox folder on a network drive
+run user applications before startup and before exit
+complete new setup procedure -> shift on start up / -setup parameter -> run setup again
+SyncAndGo -> ctrl on start up or ini key or -SyncAndGo parameter
+check for enough free space on file write
+editable startup delay
~file encoding to UTF-8
~debug file formatting
#moving of dropbox folder after destination had changed
+connection profiles
+increased performance dramatically on slow usb devices
+reduced memory usage

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1.2.6.0 (14.05.2011):
#dropbox application files moving

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1.2.5.0 (25.04.2011):
+movable progress window
~style of progress window

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1.2.4.0 (25.04.2011):
#md5 check

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1.2.3.0 (24.04.2011):
#dropbox folder path creation
#startup delay
+support for very long paths in path preview (setup)

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1.2.2.0 (20.04.2011):
+option for absolute path for dropbox folder, use it with caution
+option for automatic updates
#stop monitoring if dropbox closed before
#check for internet connection

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1.2.1.0 (16.04.2011):
~methods for moving / copying folders
#moving of dropbox folder after installation
+fallback method for very restricted user accounts
+new config.ini value “fallback_dontask”
+distinction between XP / Vista,7 while searching for dropbox folder
+check for internet connection on startup

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1.2.0.0 (12.04.2011):
-vbscript file
+code cleanup
~compiler
+support of special characters (like è) in filepath
+keeping of 3 debug logs
+timeout (10s) for update notifications
+option to unzip dropbox files manually if automatic mathod failed
#recognition of dropbox startup
+7zip as unzipping method (http://www.7-zip.org/)

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1.1.1.0 (05.04.2011):
+temporary vbscript file back, if unzipping failed
#version comparison

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1.1.0.0 (03.04.2011):
-unused libraries
+proxy support (set up in .dbfiles\config.ini)
+check for internet connection after server error
~unit at download progress bar
+block environment changes until other DropboxPortableAHK instances have started up
+change global environment only if appdata is not a subfolder of userprofile
#flickering of download progress bar in Windows Vista / 7
+restore registry only if a value has changed
+removing of desktop shortcuts created by the dropbox installation on Windows XP
#moving of dropbox application files
+another method of moving dropbox application files
-temporary vbscript file
#closing of dropbox if protection is disabled

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1.0.5.0 (24.03.2011):
#proper fix for 64-bit systems

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1.0.4.0 (24.03.2011):
+additional debug values
#temporarily fix for 64-bit systems

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1.0.3.0 (24.03.2011):
+beta version checked at installation if chosen on first start
~detection of successfully running dropbox -> no more startup failures
+removing of staying dropbox icon in tray
+closing of dropbox after closing of DropboxPortableAHK
+timestamp to debug entries
+option to disable error message after dropbox folder protection

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1.0.2.0 (19.03.2011):
#moving of dropbox application files
#probably: proxy errors
+support of network drives
+choice to download beta files on first start
+removing of empty dropbox folder created by setup

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1.0.1.0 (14.03.2011):
#unzipping error on some systems

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1.0.0.0 (13.03.2011):
+opportunity to copy complete old data
+set up configuration in setup
+moved instructions from config file to readme
+progress bar for moving / copying dropbox folder
+integrated necessary files into executable
+update dropbox as well
+do not provide dropbox in zip -> download if missing
+progress bar for download
~removed option for debug mode -> always enabled
#probably fixed EXEC error on installation
#error at running update
~made errors from sqlite easier to read

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0.5.0.0 (04.03.2011):
~resorted code
+additional debugging messages
+check for enough free space
+live preview of resulting path at setup
+option to choose whether to copy dropbox folder or to move
+check for downloads
#issue with a damaged config after missing updates
~configuration of dropbox path (see .dbfiles\config.ini)
-AppData variable of configuration file

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0.4.1.0 (28.02.2011):
+option for creation of an autorun configuration for usb-sticks (see .dbfiles\config.ini)

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0.4.0.0 (24.02.2011):
+dropbox folder protection
+extended autoupdater to update the configuration file as well
+new ways of declaring the dropbox folder path

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0.3.0.0 (22.02.2011):
+autoupdate

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0.2.4.0:
#detection of closed dropbox process -> no locked dropbox folder anymore

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0.2.3.0:
#moving folder from one partition to an other

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0.2.2.0:
+check if existing dropbox folder matches currently dropbox folder
~more accurate detection of finished dropbox setup
+check for already existing new dropbox folder

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0.2.1.0:
~detection of finished dropbox setup

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0.2.0.0:
+installation routine
+possibility to move your existing dropbox folder to the the portable directory
+recovery of old dropbox_path entry in database if something went wrong
~dialog boxes
+debug mode

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0.1.1.0:
+check for configuration file and dropbox application folder

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0.1.0.0:
initial release