Using Google Drive File Stream

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You should see Drive File Stream listed there, with a status of 'Enabled': Highlight the Google Drive File Stream entry and click the Disable button on the lower right to toggle the entry to 'Disabled': Close the Task Manager. And finally, if Drive File Stream is running on your desktop, close it now. In Google Drive File Stream, click on the right-pointing arrow until you see Open Explorer. (Each window to which you navigate provides a feature of Google Drive File Stream.) Click OPEN EXPLORER. A Windows Explorer window opens, displaying your “My Drive” and “Team Drives” folders in Google Drive File Stream.

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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.

Work Computer

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

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.

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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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