Fixing Google File Stream

Most of the issues with Google Drive File Stream can be solved by reinstalling the app.  However you need to make sure you delete the app cache before you proceed.

To do it, follow these steps:
  • Click on the Drive File Stream icon in your task-bar. 
  • Sign out from here and click on the icon same again and click ‘Quit’. 
  • Uninstall Drive File Stream. 
  • Locate the app cache located at: 
  • Windows: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\DriveFS

Mac: ~/Library/Application Support/Google/DriveFS

  • Delete the Google Drive folder entirely. 
  • Reinstall Drive File Stream. 

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