Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Google Drive Won't Sync

Posted on 2016-08-15
6
Medium Priority
?
35 Views
Last Modified: 2016-09-04
Hello Experts,

Can someone please show how sync my Google drive. No matter what I do it won't sync - even when though I get message it has synced everything, see image

sync
0
Comment
Question by:Member_2_7966113
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Rizzle
ID: 41756366
I have to admit the Google Drive Sync is awful... I use it day to day aswell.

What have you tried out of curiosity?
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Member_2_7966113
ID: 41756546
Hi Rizzle,

The question is, 'what haven't I tried'. The only time I can get it to sync is when I'm on my home PC ..... oh that's given me a thought....
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Member_2_7966113
ID: 41756593
Rizzie,

My theory of a firewall as the cause wasn't the case.

The thing I don't understand is the one place where you think it would sync is on the web! But when I access my google drive via the web the files aren't sync'd there either.. what is going on?????
0
What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Member_2_7966113
ID: 41756594
Can someone let me know if this is a normal occurrence with other people?
0
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
Koen Van Wielink earned 2000 total points (awarded by participants)
ID: 41757496
Generally when files are unable to sync it's because they're in use/locked by another application. Since this appears to be a file of Kutools, an Excel add-in, it could be that it can't sync when Excel is running.
Try to close all applications and then sync the files again. If that doesn't work, start your task manager and check if the program is running and what is keeping it active.
If you don't need to have this file backed up, I would recommend removing it from your Google Drive folder. You should really only put files in that folder which should be available online, and/or backed up periodically.
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Koen Van Wielink
ID: 41783521
As I was requested to close this question, and no other possible solutions have been provided, I propose my solution is accepted as the most plausible answer. If there are any objections please provide feedback, if so preferably with a better solution.
0

Featured Post

Tech or Treat! - Giveaway

Submit an article about your scariest tech experience—and the solution—and you’ll be automatically entered to win one of 4 fantastic tech gadgets.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

There are many add-ons for Google docs, slides and sheets that can be extremely helpful in keeping your files organized and simple to use. Add-ons are installed into your Google docs, slides or sheets through Google's Add-On Store. One of my favorit…
Google Forms is a great platform to easily create polls, questionnaires and surveys. The service allows you to receive data in real-time and is a simple way to conduct large-scale surveys that can be distributed to multiple people.   The platform …
Along with being a a promotional video for my three-day Annielytics Dashboard Seminor, this Micro Tutorial is an intro to Google Analytics API data.
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates how to create custom reports and the secrets of determine the metrics and dimensions for your data that works best with your needs.
Suggested Courses

636 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question