?
Solved

Google Drive Won't Sync

Posted on 2016-08-15
6
Medium Priority
?
47 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
  • 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
Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
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

Concerto Cloud for Software Providers & ISVs

Can Concerto Cloud Services help you focus on evolving your application offerings, while delivering the best cloud experience to your customers? From DevOps to revenue models and customer support, the answer is yes!

Learn how Concerto can help you.

Question has a verified solution.

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

I'm Dumb-phoned(ed) Last week, I noticed this message when adding events to my Google Calendar: On June 27th (2015), Google is removing SMS as a notification option for Google Calendar events.  Their assumption is that enough people have smart p…
Learn new improvements released by Google for Google Calendar. Noted in this article are simple tips and tricks that can make your everyday use of Google Calendar better.
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates in Google Analytics how to create a custom report that shows you traffic over time using the month of year dimensions. There are also instructions on how to fix Google's odd month of year formatting, which Microsoft …
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate common damaging and frequent mistakes I see in most analytic audits. Most of them are campaign tagging mistakes, so this video will break it down into simple steps.
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month7 days, 21 hours left to enroll

615 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