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In my case, the problem was that the link from C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Google\DriveFS was poiting to an unexisting folder. I've created that folder and Drive opened with the preferences window.


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Assuming that you are using "mirror" mode (as opposed to streaming), your files are located in C:\Users[your name]\Google Drive. If you are syncing to Google Drive in more than one account, your second account's files will be located in a directory with a name something like this. C:\Users[your name]\Google Drive (xxxx@gmail.com) Again, assuming &...


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How to fix pasting without formatting in google docs on safari (2021): Go to System Preferences - Keyboard - Apps - And then Click the + button and choose safari. Enter in the command section the following text: paste and match style Put the shortcut command shift v. Click the image for a detailed walk through: This basically happens because google docs ...


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stumbled upon this by looking for a solution to the same problem. Can I ask: do you happen to be using Mendeley or any other reference manager? I do, and upon forcibly deleting these folders from Drive (my Mac's Finder would not let me) I lost all Mendeley's field information in the document. "Lucky me" I only had about 20 references inserted. If I ...


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I had this problem today, here's what I found that worked for me on Windows 10: First, Log in as an administrator and uninstall Backup and Sync. Then, for EVERY USER on the computer, do the following: Log off every other user, and log in as this user. Rename or delete the directory that Backup and Sync was using for your google drive data. Uninstall google ...


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Yes, Backup and Sync will be gone, according to this tweakers.net article by Oct 1 2021 As far as I have seen, none. The login is configured when you first install Drive, settings are retained so when it's running it autologins. If you shut it down or logout, no sync should take place. I've never used BU&S so I don't know how it was configured, but ...


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Press Win+R and type regedit, and press enter. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\DriveIcons. Create a new key called the drive letter (G), and in that key create another key called "DefaultIcon". Modify the "(Default)" string, and set it to the full path of an .ico file. (from https://www....


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