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NPM modules make Google drive chrash - how to exclude NPM modules from sync'ing?

Im using google drive as my cloud based "sync/backup" service for all important work related files. This has been working perfect and very sufficient until I started using NPM modules (node_modules) ...
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Restoring deleted files from a folder in Google Drive

I have lost some files in a folder in Google Drive. I have no idea what the files were called or when they disappeared, but I do know where they were. In Dropbox, it's possible to view all files that ...
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Google Drive upload of ~300GB constantly fails

I want to upload a folder containing hundreds of subfolders and hundreds of thousand files being about 300GB in total. Every time I try that with the web version it suddenly just stops without any ...
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Google upload/packet errors (maybe)

I have been having a strange problem sending certain kinds of data using Google's services. I can't sync using Google Drive nor can I use any captchas (I click the pictures it tells me to, but when I ...
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Google Drive (googlesyncdrive) preventing PC from shutting down or hibernating

Everytime I try to shutdown or hibernate the PC I have this nag screen that comes up telling me that Google Drive is shutting down and the system is waiting for it. The problem is that the system can ...
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How does the download of Google Drive work?

Recently, I downloaded some files out of Google Drive, and it seems interesting that the download bar doesn't like any other cloud service. . The Google Drive download file is the first one. Does ...
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Windows 7: Where can I change the default permissions and security of files created by Google Drive?

I have a home server I only use to store family pictures, documents,pass really big files between my computers and stuff from University. It's a Windows 7 machine. I already changed the main folder's ...
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Google Drive (for PC) halts syncing at <= 1GB free - can this minimum be configured?

Using a virtual (encrypted) drive as the target for local sync. I have selective sync enabled, only one folder selected, less than 1MB of files. The virtual drive is 50 MB, but GD refuses to sync to ...
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How can I save automatically my files to onedrive or google drive without store in my computer?

I'm a web developer and I have a Windows 10 and a very small SSD (128GB). The problem is, when I want to save my file to a cloud service, I need to store the files on my computer, so that the ...
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Viewing a Google Drive folder from a file?

I have a link to a file of the form https://docs.google.com/view?id=xxxxxx Am I able to view the folder it is contained in? If so, how?
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Google Drive - automatically organize files and folders based on file name (which is the date and time) at the end of the day

So I use Google Drive to backup some video / audio recordings. It's all automatically synced to my local Google Drive folder on my computer, so it uploads automatically. My concern is if it's ...
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There is no script engine for file extension “.vbs” [duplicate]

Google Drive occasionally pops up this error, randomly with no obvious cause: --------------------------- Windows Script Host --------------------------- There is no script engine for file ...
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Date stamp when editing rows in spreadsheet

I have a spreadsheet which needs date stamp for each row as soon as there are changes being made in cells within that row. For example, I change something on cell B14 or E14 or G14 and today's date ...
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How to edit google spreadsheet offline with Libre Office / Open Office

I am working with my team on a spreadsheet on google docs. Is it possible to edit this file offline (with e.g. LibreOffice) and sync and merge it later (like clone and push for github)? Platform ...
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How to use the google drive windows sync feature in such a way to convert gdoc to docx?

For example I have many files in google drive with gdoc format, but I would like to sync them locally in the docx format. Do you know how to do it?
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Is there a way to force chrome to open google docs in a docs chrome app window instead of a new tab

I want the documents from the google drive chrome app to open a new google docs chrome app window when I try to open them. Is this possible?
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sync only particular folder in Google drive desktop app in particular computer

How to sync only particular folder in Google drive desktop app in particular computer (os is windows 8)? e.g. If I have 2 computers I want to synce all files and folders in one computer but I want to ...
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Google Drive stopped working

I have installed Google Drive app on my PC, and it ran fine, but now whenever I open it, it displays error. I have tried to exit and run again multiple times and also deinstall and install, but ...
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Where are offline-editable Google Docs stored?

When you choose to save a Google Docs file for editing offline it creates a file in your Google Drive folder. However, that file is just a URL to the online Drive. Do you know where actual file is ...
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Google Drive CLI is not initializing

So I have a google drive account and I want to learn the command line chops. I am looking forward to this implementation of Google Drive API written in Go-lang. So I read the README.md and found ...
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Why can't I choose FinderSyncAPIExtention

GoogleDrive was stuck in an "Unable to connect" state for a long time, so I decided to re-install it. However, after re-installation and starting it up for the first time, I see a dialogue asking ...
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Google drive only sync during periods of inactivity

Is there any way I can make my computer only sync uploads to Google drive during periods of inactivity?
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malware or Google Drive not working due to batch file being opened by text editor by default

I'm seeing some suspicious behavior on startup, and am wondering if I should be concerned. What's happening is C:\Users\<me>\AppData\Local\Temp\tmpevpnra\run.bat is being opened in Notepad++. ...
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How do I get the index, within a range, of a cell containing a substring `x`?

How do I get the index, within a range, of a cell containing a substring x? I tried having a look at match, but that seems to require the match to contain the entire searchstring. I also had a look at ...
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Sync single Google Drive folder for offline use on Chrome OS

I have a Lenovo 100S Chromebook. I would like one of my Google Drive folders to always be available offline and stay synced. Is there a way to do this? Note that I have Ubuntu installed with crouton, ...
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Folder view in Google Drive cripples GIF animations?

I have a public/shared folder with lots of documents (Docs type) using GIF animated images. https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B1C7VchoNCmseUo5RnpMa1hIbFk#list From folder view documents are ...
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How to open doc, ppt, or xls files with Google Drive with double clicks from my desktop?

Google Docs is handy for editing documents online, and can serve as a complete MS Office alternative. However if you don't have MS Office installed you can't view those files without right click it ...
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How to share big data

I want to share 1TB of compressed data, but I want that the files can be downloaded with wget? I have tried GitHub and Google drive, but I can't get the files with wget. How can I share big data?
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How to resolve Google drive conflicts manually?

I refreshed my Windows PC but kept old files. Some old files hadn't synchronized with Google drive. It now notifies me, that it's going to make copies. How can I replace the files from the cloud with ...
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Opening Google docs document in FireFox causes an error

Every time I open a Google document from Google Drive via Windows 10 File Manager (Google docs or spreadsheet) I get the following (even after reloading): Opening the document in Chrome works but I ...
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How can I download large files from Google Drive?

I uploaded a file on Google Drive, which is 1.3 GB in size. Now when I try to download it through the browser (Firefox), it only downloads 1 GB, and then downloading fails. I tried to copy the ...
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Uget not working on Google Drive

I am not able to download any file from the Google Drive website using the uGet download manager. Every file which is downloaded is corrupted. It is working on every other website. I am using Flashgot ...
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Google Drive menu invisible after first use (Win 10)

After upgrading to Windows 10, the Google Drive menu always shows only one time, then it becomes invisible (but is still functional). Clicking the triangle icon in the Task bar shows normally a list ...
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Batch “download as” in Google Drive

I have a bunch of .doc files in my Google Drive that I would like to download as HTML. (i.e. open file, download as > WebPage html ) Does anyone know how I can do the conversion for all the files ...
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Sync specific folders with Grive

Is there any way to only sync specific folders when using Grive2 and Grive-tools? The regular windows google drive gives you this option in the preferences menu but that doesn't appear to be ...
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How many ways can a Mac OS X application restart itself?

I am trying to prevent Google Drive from restarting itself an hour after I tell it to quit. I realize I could probably do this by moving the file out of my Applications folder, but I want to do this ...
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Google Drive Site Loads Unstyled

This page (Biology Lessons) on Google Drive loads unstyled for some reason (the Introduction/index.html loads fine). I've checked my HTML and CSS files with W3C's validators and everything checked ...
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Google albums in drive is not syched with Google photos

When I go to my drive I see in Google albus all my google photos updated to last month. Is there a way to synchronize it? 2.If I delete a photo from the Google Album in drive, is there a way to ...
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MS word: footnotes references are not recognized and set as normal style (from google doc to word)

When I download a google doc as .docx and opened it in MS word, the footnote references (little numbers) are not recognized as "footnote style" but as "normal style" (even if they behave like normal ...
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Google-drive is not downloading all the folders and all the files in each folder

I have formatted my hard drive C recently, while formatting only Drive C, mistakenly all the drives were merged i.e I lost all the saved data. I downloaded my data from google drive but for some ...
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Using multiple google drive accounts to get around the 15Gb limit

I'm too scared I'll get on Google's shit list if I ask this question in one of their forums (I know I'm just being paranoid, but still) which is why I'm asking the question here. Google drive is ...
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How to stop Google Drive from opening folder in Finder when launched

I am using Launchd to open google drive whenever something happens in the drive folder. The XML looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD ...
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Is there a way to view the dates and times of read-only accesses to Google Drive?

I would like to know whether there is a way to tell the dates and times of read-only accesses to Google Drive (like can be done from Gmail in the lower-right-hand-corner of the screen). Thanks.
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Is there a way to have tabbed Google Drive panels? [closed]

I have many Google accounts linked together and find myself constantly needing to switch to another account (thus opening up yet another tab) just to access a file via that other account. Is there a ...
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Google Drive doesn't work on OSX 10.11.1

My Google Drive app seems to have quit working. It always stated "prepare syncronisation" and never finished. So I uninstalled and reinstalled it. Now I can't even open the freshly downloaded app, as ...
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Does Google Drive Support Incremental File Upload like Dropbox?

I work at an architecture firm and we currently use Dropbox to collaborate on our building models with others. Model files are often very large (200Mb to 2Gb) so Dropbox's incremental file uploading ...
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Throttling Google Drive with GPO

Is it possible to control the upload rate & download rate of Google Drive via registry or GPO policy? [HKEY_CU\software\google\drive] key, does not contain any values for bandwidth settings.
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Google drive - allow viewing without allow download/ print

does anyone know if it is possible for security settings to allow a google account user to VIEW my file uploaded onto Googledrive, but don't allow PRINTING hardcopy of it or downloading it ?
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Edit some Google Files on the desktop without installing Google Drive

I would like to edit a Google Tabel on my Desktop with out installing the Drive Client (I really only need this file) and with out using the browser. What can I do? Is there a plug-in for excle or ...
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To hide Google Drive's setting bar

I have very little display and I would like to hide the setting bar having Google Drive's logo, "Search Results" and those buttons: How can you hide Google Drive's setting bar?