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Questions tagged [google-drive]

For questions specifically about the now-depreciated computer client for the file synchronization and cloud storage service from Google. This tag should not be used if your question is about Google Backup and Sync or Google Drive File Stream.

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Right-click context menu in Windows Explorer is always slow/hanging

I noticed that whenever I click on any folder in Windows Explorer (and many times on files), there will be a noticeable lag. I discovered that the cause of this turned out to be Google Drive and that ...
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Install google drive extentsion for Jupyterlab failed to open advanced setting editor [on hold]

I tried install Jupyterlab extension googledrive. It wasn't successful and after that i can't open "advanced setting editor' from Jupyterlab. Any help?
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Non-WYSIWYG Text/Code-Editor App for Google Drive Web Client

I'd like to be able to: Open Google Drive in a web client on any PC Open/edit latex .tex files from the Google Drive web client In a web-client-based app Which is a fully functional YAFIYGI (non-...
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Triggering Add-ons on Google Docs [on hold]

I need to trigger an add-on on google docs for a batch of documents (100+) at once. Couldn't really find anything helpful on the triggers documentation on Google Script.
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How to set an individual folder view in Google Drive to persistently show list or grid

How can I set a particular folder in Google Drive to appear in list or grid view persistently, regardless of how other folder appear?
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Google Sheets ImportHTML parse error [migrated]

I want to use the importHTML function of Google Spreadsheets. There is this example by Google itself: =IMPORTHTML("http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_India","table",4) Unfortunately (like ...
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Google Backup and Sync - Change log

I recently started working with a small team on a new project. The necessary documents and assets are stored in Google Drive and are synced on individual computers using Google Backup and Sync app. I ...
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Images from GDrive into GSheets

I am trying to build a seating chart for teachers that will accept the student name (from a drop down box) match it with their student number and then insert the image file (stored in GDrive under "...
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Google Drive File Stream kicks regular Google Drive out of Windows Quick Access

I run Google Drive File Stream (GDFS) and Google Backup and Sync (GBS) simultaneously on Windows 10. I'd like to have both in the Quick Access list at the left of the Windows Explorer window. But it ...
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When importing a google form submission to a spreadsheet, how do I automatically change the time format from “d”-“m”-“yyy” to “dd”-“mmm”-“yyy” [migrated]

I am importing information from a google form into a spreadsheet. It imports live. It creates a time stamp. There are also several other dates in the form (when you type it into the form there is only ...
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How can I back up new folder to google drive?

I bought a new laptop and there is some files I want to back up to my Google Drive. In my google drive, there is a folder which stored files from my old laptop and I want to keep storing files in it. ...
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How to see all files that have a public shareable link in Google Drive [migrated]

I've shared a few files in my google drive over the years, and I've created several publicly shared links for files in the drive. The links were such that as long as you had the URL, you could view ...
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Gsuite share with anyone with the link from mobile

I have Gsuite for education and I am using the Drive space. From my PC I can share a file, get link and select to make it visible to anyone with the link (public). However, when I share a link from ...
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How to back up entire user folder in google backup & sync

I'd like to sync my whole user directory to google drive, but when I select it in preferences, it says "can't sync "Admin"" (My user folder is called Admin). Is there a reason why I can't sync it, or ...
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Connecting to Google Drive with WebDAV

Have anyone managed to connect to Google Drive with WebDAV? I have tried with: Remote URL: drive.google.com and using my google email and password, but failing to connect. Does Google support WebDAV ...
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Google Drive Prevents Windows Shutdown

This is a similar question to Google Drive (googlesyncdrive) preventing PC from shutting down or hibernating - however, it is different since this time it is Windows 10 (not 7) and I actually get an ...
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Google Drive File Size Discrepancy [duplicate]

I just uploaded a few relatively large files (.dmg files, around 1-2 GB each) to my Google Drive and noticed the file sizes reported by Google Drive are significantly lower than the originals. For ...
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How to open MS Office files like XLSX, DOCX with google drive by double click? [duplicate]

I've found this question, but the answer given there is outdated since google seems to have abandoned the extension mentioned in it (the extension looks like an old version of google docs, misses most ...
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Can't refresh download link to continue downloading my file from google drive using IDM

I started downloading a 2.2 GB file from google drive using IDM (Internet Download Manager). Now I have downloaded 70% and IDM is saying to refresh the download link. I am unable to refresh the ...
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Use google drive with multiple Drives?

I have an SSD on which I store my data, where my Google Drive folder is too. But there are some files I want to access sometimes, just rarely, but that take up too much space. I would like to move ...
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How can I change the default google account in google chrome?

I've been using Google Chrome on Linux since forever and I use Google products for pretty much everything: mail, calendar, contacts, docs. My company also uses Google for internal apps and I've been ...
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EPS for a market in Google Sheets

In Google Sheets, I can use the GOOGLEFINANCE function to get a number of stock data points including: price volume eps I have used the GOOGLEFINANCE function on market data points for the Dow (...
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Google Drive didn't sync from my computer

I had sync-issues between my laptop and web-drive. I found out that the reason is that I have two drive folders: "Google Drive" "Google Drev" My Windows Quick Access used the old folder. WITHOUT ...
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Sync same folder between two OSs

I have three partitions: the first one has Windows 10 installed. The second one also has Windows 10 installed, just for testing purposes. The third one is my storage partition, with Documents, Images ...
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Google backup and sync won't sync all files from cloud to local folder

I've about 8GB of files in the cloud and these are visible through the web interface, but when I configure it locally it only syncs a handful of folders and stops as if everything is synced. I do ...
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How to Sync same file on Computer, Drive and Android phone with read/write access?

Hello, I am new to the data uploading and downloading to cloud services of google and Microsoft. I am having a problem in this aspect. Problem: I have a MS-Excel file on my Laptop(Windows 10), and ...
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Could gdrive compromise password? [closed]

I was looking for ways to automate uploads to my Google Drive and came across this app called Gdrive for Windows. It's an exe that you first need to run to authorize Google Drive to generate an auth ...
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How to make files across several computers synchronized in a consistent and near real time manner?

We have been using cloud based applications such as Dropbox, OneDrive, and Google Drive to share files across several users. They each have desktop applications that will allow the files to be ...
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backup and sync google drive cache location

How can I find cache folder for back up and sync on my PC? it does not delete cache files automatically and I have to delete it manually. help plesae
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Server backup to Google Drive

I am working on a backup process for a cloud based virtual machine. I already have a script that will create a tar.gz file, encrypt it with my gpg public key and give it a unique name. Now I would ...
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Google Drive won't play my videos after upgrading to windows 10

I finally got around to upgrading to windows 10 on my PCs. But now my videos that I had stored in Google Drive won't play. They're MP4. So then I tried using VLC media player because that was ...
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Where does Google Drive store the “Plug in a camera” setting?

Where does Google Drive store the Plug in a camera or phone to back up files setting in the USB Devices & SD Cards preferences dialog? This dialog is accessible via the USB Devices & SD Cards ...
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Stop syncing a google drive folder locally, keep an edited local version

I participated in a workshop recently which involved adding a huge google drive folder to my drive. I synced this folder (let's call it "workshop 2018") to my computer using backup and sync. Now that ...
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Why does Google Drive think the application I created is a virus?

I've created a C#.NET application for research purposes which is certainly not a virus. I packaged it in an MSI installer and put it on Drive for researchers in my lab to download. However, Drive ...
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Syncing multiple GDrive accounts on the same laptop

My Problem I have two Google Drive accounts: Work and Personal. I use both extensively on my MacBook Pro. I can only sign in to a single account on Google's sync app ("Google Drive File Stream", ...
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login to Google OK but not Google Drive

On my Linux laptop I have recently changed my Privacy preferences to never allow cookies, and then making exceptions for https://google.com and Google in my country, plus https://accounts.google.com (...
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Migrating Google Drive from C to D drive

I am aware that similar questions exist, but different questions provide different answers with reports that some strategies no longer work. As this seems to change with different Google Drive ...
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Make Documents folder the Google Drive folder

I installed Google Drive and I have this Google Drive folder which is shared between two of my computers. However I'd like to make the "Documents" folder on Windows be that Google Drive folder. Is ...
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How to really permanently delete shared files on Google Drive?

I have just deleted a great number of folders and files in my Google Drive, some of which were shared with any unknown persons, I haven't checked and can't remember. Deleting worked fine at first, the ...
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How to enable co-authoring in Microsoft SharePoint?

We'd like to work on a document at the same time. Unfortunately, we can only open a document if others close it. How to enable co-authoring in Microsoft SharePoint? (Some sites state it's always ...
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How to use Google File Stream's root instead of “My Drive” subfolder?

Good old Google Drive had my files at the root which I find normal. Google File Stream has them in a "My Drive" sub-folder which I find pretty annoying (there's also a "Team Drives" that I have no use ...
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How do I move my Google Drive folder to a new PC if I can't access my old one?

I'm moving from my old PC to a new one because the old one is broken (hard drive failure). I still have my files in Drive (now Backup & Sync) and I want to import those files to my new computer. ...
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Google File Stream: “can’t mount to default mount point” error

I get this error each time Google File Stream starts. I tried creating a "DefaultMountPoint" reg key containing the desired drive letter as value, to no avail. Then I followed a Google Adviser's ...
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Google Drive on Debian shows more than expected

I just added my Google account to Debian and looked at my main Google Drive folder to see if it worked. I found my regular five folders "documents", "media", "programs", "shared" and "todo" and the ...
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Does Google Drive restore data after OS reinstall?

I am considering using Google Drive to backup/sync my data to cloud. Let say I have selected Documents and Media folders to backup to cloud. If I reinstall (format) my OS and then install Google ...
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Opening Google Docs from Windows 10 File Explorer

I am using Google Drive Backup and Sync for Windows 10. Google Docs open VERY slowly from File Explorer. With the Chrome browser already open, it takes about 30 seconds after opening the file from ...
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I can't see a file in my file explorer that is giving an error in Google Drive Backup and Sync

I had 100GB free storage on my OneDrive account that was rescinded, so I decided to back-up my OneDrive folder to my Google Drive using Backup and Sync. Now, I'm wondering where the file is that is ...
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Can an OLEDB connection string getting data from Access located in Dropbox to my Excel file cause sync problems for the users using the Access file?

So I have created a system at our office where I would use cloud computing systems (mainly Dropbox and Google Drive) to pull data daily. The system is as follows: Step 1 (If the file is not in the ...
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Is the right click context menu still available for Google Backup and Sync on Windows?

I often used the context menu in Windows Explorer (Windows 7) by right clicking on a file and sharing the file via Google Drive. Now that Google Drive has been replaced by Backup and Sync, I no longer ...
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robocopy to Drive File Stream Fails in powershell but not at command line Error 5

When I run the robocopy at an admin command prompt it runs successfully. C:\Users\StoreMgr>robocopy "C:\Users\Public\Documents\Intuit\QuickBooks Point of Sale 12.0\Data\Paracept" "G:\My Drive\...