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This article will show you how to install the Google Drive File Stream client on your work or personal Windows computer.

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Work Computer

How to add Google Drive to your PC desktop. If you are logged in to your Google account on an internet browser, you must log out temporarily to install Google on your desktop. Click “Drive & Docs” Click “Data Access” Click “Allow Drive File Stream in your Organization” and “Show Drive File Stream download link in the Drive Interface” Install “Google Drive File Stream” and follow the procedures; Once installed, you need to login using your details and “Allow” Further Information. Installing Google Drive File Stream for Windows From Windows Explorer, delete the old Google Drive folder from your computer. If you haven’t already done so, log in to your Georgetown Google Apps account. From your Web browser, go to the Google Drive File Stream home page. On the Google Drive Help. To install Google Drive File Stream on your personal computer, visit and click on the download for Windows button. After the installer has downloaded to your computer's drive, launch it and follow the on-screen instructions to finish installing the Google Drive File Stream client.

To install Google Drive File Stream on your work computer, we recommend that you use Software Center, which enables you to install software packages approved by the IT department without the need for administrator access to your computer. Just look for the Google Drive File Stream entry in the list of applications.

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Personal Computer

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To install Google Drive File Stream on your personal computer, visit https://support.google.com/drive/answer/7329379 and click on the download for Windows button. After the installer has downloaded to your computer's drive, launch it and follow the on-screen instructions to finish installing the Google Drive File Stream client.

Using Google Drive File Stream

If you would like to learn more about how to use Google Drive File Stream and Google Drive on the web, please consult the PDF attached to this article entitled Getting Started with Google Drive, or contact your Computing Coordinator to schedule a training appointment.

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You can install Google Drive File Stream on your Windows or Mac computer as soon as you have access to Google Drive on the web. Google Drive File Stream is a desktop application that lets you stream My Drive and Shared drives files directly from the cloud.

Features

  • Frees up disk space and network bandwidth.
  • Decreases sync time.
  • Minimizes the amount of company data stored on users’ hard drives.

With Drive File Stream, you can open and edit most document types directly out of Drive File Stream without having to download the file onto your computer. When you make edits to the file, the changes are automatically saved in My Drive.

You can also make My Drive and Shared drives files available for offline access. These cached files sync back to the cloud when you are online, so the latest version is available on all your devices.

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Limitations/Known issues

There are a few limitations and known issues with using Drive File Stream.

Shared drives file editing

If you share a document in a Shared drive with a person who is not a member of that Shared drives, that person will only have the ability to “edit” the file. Shared drives editors cannot edit any Shared drives files when they are open in Drive File Stream; they can only view them. To edit Shared drives files, the editor must open the file in Google Shared drives in a web browser.

Conflict with ESET Antivirus

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On a Mac that does not have BigFix installed, the computer will begin responding very slowly when you install Google Drive File Stream. The spinning pinwheel will appear and the computer will respond to your commands very slowly.

To immediately stop the problem, disable the system protection scan in ESET. Follow the steps below to do so.

  1. In the menu bar of the computer, click the ESET icon.
  2. In the menu, click Disable Real-time File System Protection.
  3. Click Disable to confirm that you want to disable real-time file system protection.

To resolve the ESET conflict permanently:

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  1. In the menu bar of the computer, click the ESET icon.
  2. In the menu, click Preferences.
  3. In the ESET preferences, click General.
  4. Next to Exclusions, click Setup.
  5. Next, click the plus sign in the lower left to add an exclusion.
  6. In the exclusion path, select Google Drive and then click OK.
  7. The path of the exclusion added in the previous step displays. Click OK to close the window.
  8. Click the ESET icon in the menu bar and click Enable Real-time File System Protection.
Note: Occasionally, adding the exclusion in ESET does not correct the problem. In this case, uninstall Google Drive File Stream by dragging the application icon to the Trash.

Deprecation of Google Drive for Mac/PC sync tool

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With the launch of Drive File Stream, Google deprecated the Google Drive for Mac/PC sync tool. Atomic number 107. Support for the tool ended in Dec. 2017 and the application is no longer available. As an alternative to Google Drive for Mac/PC, you can use the Backup and Sync tool from Google.