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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?
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To search a specific folder in Google Drive?

I know this How do I search within a specific folder in Google Drive/Docs? but they have not implemented it yet in Google drive. Typing diabetes folder:turnerwhite gives me, for instance, nothing. ...
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How to share a folder in my local disk (C:) to Google Drive? [duplicate]

I have a folder in local disk C. There are my fully important files. I usually update the folder contents every day. But, i think to be bothered if i have to always copy the folder to Google Drive's ...
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Choose a subfolder to not sync in Google Drive or One Drive or Dropbox [duplicate]

I am choosing a cloud storage synchronization system that best fit my needs and, until now, none fits me. I did not figured out how to keep a subfolder not synchronized inside a synchronized folder. I ...
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Installing a driver without saving the setup file locally

I have a network driver setup file on my Google Drive. I am working with a client, and I want to install the driver on his PC. I don't want the client to have access to the driver setup file though, ...
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Google drive lacking pause funcntionality

Many a times while uploading files of size up to few gigabytes it is not possible to do that in one go. So is there any pause function? Or the only way is to download the google drive desktop app and ...
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photo deleted from Google Drive does not properly delete from Google Photo device

I am testing out Google Photos. For the most part, it works nicely. It even integrates reasonably well with Google Drive, as advertised (I can view Drive photos in Google Photos and vice versa) ...
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Why is surfing/downloading so slow when uploading/syncing to Google Drive over ethernet?

First please note that I am using ethernet, not wifi. Checking with my ISP, I have 5Mbps download and 512Kb upload. So why is it that while uploading to Google Drive (I happen to use the Mac OSX ...
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Preparing backups for google drive with Encryption/Integrity [closed]

Google Drive terms allow them to reproduce or even publish data uploaded, which seams crazy. How is it wise to prepare your backups first before sending to google drive? My concern for my data is ...
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Ubuntu, Owncloud and Google Drive integration

The setup : a home server/NAS running Ubuntu. System on a 128GB SSD, storage on one 2TB HDD and two 3TB HDD, each of them mounted separately (i.e. not a pool) a Google drive with unlimited storage ...
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How to uninstall Google Drive PC?

I installed Google Drive PC in the hope that it would let me copy Google Drive folders without doing an upload/download. "Sync" forces an automatic download/upload, which won't work for me. How can I ...
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Can’t login Google Drive

My Google drive account does not sync, or when I re-install Google Drive application, I can’t login in my account because it appears: Error on page Sometimes when I try to access this website (...
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How to share family pictures using Google Photos, Drive and Picasa?

Google released a great app called Google Photos this year, which also enables you to store/backup your pictures using a dedicated folder in Google Drive. Nearly all pictures are family pictures, so ...
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Running C# files out of Google Drive

I like to be able to code on both my laptop and desktop (both with Win 10), therefore I have Google Drive to sync my files between the two. My first issue was that the user folder on both computers ...
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Two Google drive accounts, two user accounts, one computer

From my attempts on Google I think the answer is no, but I'm having trouble finding something that asks this (most seem to try and get two Google drives into on user account) and recent, so here we go....
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Google Drive Temp download folder on Mac OS X

I'm looking for the temporary download folder for Google Drive on the Mac. I'm downloading a 5GB file and I'm trying to see how much had been downloaded so far.
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Google Drive login recognized as Internet Explorer Login?

Could Google Drive login recognized as Internet Explorer Login ? I have just downloaded and installed Google Drive on Windows 8.1 and sign into, few moment later I get email from google New sign-in ...
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google drive search bar doesn't work with pc windows 7

I just installed Google Drive. The search function doesn't work and the instructions given by the user show dialog boxes that don't match those I show. I run windows 7. All permission boxes are ...
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How to Disconnect a google drive account that is no longer available?

Earlier my google drive was synced to my work address. Then after I left (and the email was recycled to someone else), I wanted to switch accounts but couldn't. How does one go about changing your ...
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Google drive spreadsheet is showing black shadow on while typing letters

I mm using Google drive spreadsheet. It is showing a black shadow while typing letters in excel. How do I resolve this?
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Where do I find the Google Drive icon?

I made a custom link to my Google Drive directory on the Windows 7 Professional application bar. Now I'd like to change that icon, so that it's obvious it's the Google Drive folder. How do I find the ...
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Google Drive grabs all symlink'd files when uploading

I'm trying to upload a folder (in which are several symlinks to hefty PDF files) to Google Drive. It's 60 MB not counting the symlinked files, and about 300 MB counting them. Google Drive insists ...
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What if computer get full when synchronizing with Google Drive

As said in Google Drive Help page, "your device can sync with Google Drive on the web so that you can view your files from any device. https://support.google.com/drive/answer/2374992" If my files on ...
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How do I create a desktop shortcut to create a new Google Doc?

It is tiresome to open Google Drive in a browser and from there clicking "New document ...". So how do I find and store the URL for creating a new document so that I can put a shortcut on my desktop?
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Run formula from different sheet

Can you run formulas from different sheets? (not simply showing the formula as a string/static text) Say I type =Sheet1!A1 where in that cell I have a formula =concatenate(ice&cream) ...
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Copy every nth column on a specific row from one sheet to another (in Google Sheets)

I want a function to select every 2nd column on a particular row and display it in another sheet. I have two sheets: Sheet1 and Sheet2 In Sheet1 A2 I have a list of numbers that start from 1 to 1000....
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Google drive error “Please select a folder on an ntfs drive that is not mounted over a network.” Windows XP sp3

I have downloaded google drive from the Internet and installed it on my windows XP service pack 3. Everything was fine until it asked me to select a folder for the Google drive folder. No matter what ...
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List of un syncable files in Google Drive

My Google Drive client in Windows 8.1 tells me there are "135 unsyncable files". I clicked on the message and it lists me 3 files that "are not present on my computer". Actually, Google Drive ...
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Histogram of dates in Google Sheets or OpenOffice

I have a list of dates that I would like create a histogram of. date 5/21/2014 5/20/2014 9/16/2014 5/28/2014 6/8/2014 6/8/2014 5/28/2014 5/20/2014 8/11/2014 7/19/2014 8/11/2014 The chart's x-axis ...
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How to zip a folder in osx excluding the “Icon” file?

I have been trying to zip a folder using the terminal and excluding the Google Drive pesky "Icon" file. This is the command I tried using: zip my-zipped-folder.zip -r folder-to-zip/ -x "Icon" "*....
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Incorrect free and total space figures given for mapped network drive

In Windows 7, to map my Dropbox folder as a network drive under My Computer I use net use X: "\\localhost\Users\<username>\Dropbox". This works fine and I do the same for Google Drive and ...
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Google drive from different account

I have google drive installed on my on my everyday account. Now I would like to use google drive with another account. When I sign in with another account I have message: The account you entered ...
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Google drive PDF preview scrambled text

Previewing some PDF files in Google drive shows part of text scrambled: Downloading and then viewing this PDF from local machine works fine. I taught that browser PDF plugin is the one to blame, so ...
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Google Drive not responding with size for file download

I have two zip files hosted on Google Drive that are publicly accessible over the internet. They are here and here. For some reason, the first file is not returning the content-Length header with the ...
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Can I access Google docs on an offline public PC?

I want to make the switch to using Google docs so that I can stick to one family of editable file formats that can be opened on (almost) any device. However, I work in an environment where I have to ...
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Copy file on Google Drive [closed]

On my iPhone, how can I copy/duplicate a file on Google Drive? I tried the apps (drive/docs), and also the web interface but I find no such feature. I remember giving the drive app a one star rating ...
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Which is the best and simplest Windows Subversion client I can install to get the Google Client Library for PHP?

My operating system is Windows 7. The google-api-php-client is made available on GitHub, and can be downloaded with Subversion. The documentation provides the exact command line command to download ...
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How do you update/upgrade the Google Drive client for Mac OS X?

Does the Google Drive Mac OS X desktop app automatically upgrade/update itself? If not, what's the best way to upgrade the app on a Mac OS X machine?
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Stop Compression: Google Drive Videos?

Is it possible to stop the compression of Google Drive videos? I uploaded an 18.4MB video in mp4, that was already compressed, and google drive added further compression, resulting in a block effect -...
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NoneType object has no attribute 'find'

I've been getting this error a lot in Google Drive: If I quit and restart the program, it pops back up right away. I've tried reinstalling but that didn't help. What does this do and what can I do ...
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Microsoft Access missing records — Google Drive sync issue?

I have a small Microsoft Access database located on my Google Drive. (The Google Drive is shared between two laptops and one mobile device, but the mobile device never touches the database.) I ...
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Google Drive access log (access times and IP addresses anywhere?)

In Gmail it is possible to view a list of dates and times of last access together with the corresponding IP addresses. I would like to know whether the same feature is available for Google Drive. I ...
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How to encrypt Google Drive on local machine

I'm a Google Apps customer and one of the things I'm using is the Google drive service to sync my files from my work PC to my home. This works fantastic but I have a concern about theft of the machine ...
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Google Drive - large frequently modified files

I'm currently exploring the possibility of using Google Drive to automate backup of local files as I am already a paying customer with lots of free storage. I'm currently using Google Apps Email and ...
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How to list remote files and folders in the Google Drive or Dropbox folder, without having the files stored locally?

Dropbox and Google Drive are two great sync products but they always sync everything effectively crowding your hard drive really quickly. And I'm not referring to the default setting of syncing all ...
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Time Machine backup to Google Drive folder? [closed]

My university uses Google Apps. With Google recently unveiling higher education customers will receive unlimited drive space, I want to take advantage of this to automatically backup my Mac. The ...