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I have my music organised under a single "music" folder, but that contains some music files that I don't want to upload to Google Music. When you select a folder to upload you just get that folder name displayed, there's no tree view of all the folders underneath that root.

I know I could move these folders elsewhere on my hard drive, but that would break my local workflow for managing these tracks.

So what I'm looking for is a way to mark certain folders as either invisible to Google Music, or ignored by Google Music.

  • What's your OS? Would it be possible (and practical) to create a tree of symlinks with your desired directories? – Paulo Almeida Aug 25 '13 at 16:24
  • @PauloAlmeida - Windows. (I forgot to add the tag) – ChrisF Aug 25 '13 at 16:25
  • @PauloAlmeida - that seems like a lot of effort - I might as well reorganise my music on the disk. – ChrisF Aug 25 '13 at 16:26
  • What about running the Google music updater as another user and then revoke that users read access for certain directories? – Mokubai Aug 25 '13 at 16:29
  • Can you add a file called .nomedia in to the directories you don't want to sync? – codingbadger Aug 29 '13 at 7:57

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