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   - Click the buttons to continue until you get to the screen where it asks you what you want to backup. ​ By default, it automatically selects your Desktop, Documents, and Pictures folders. You can add other folders later (Music or Videos for example) \\ {{:​google:​google_bs_07.png?​nolink&​400|}}   - Click the buttons to continue until you get to the screen where it asks you what you want to backup. ​ By default, it automatically selects your Desktop, Documents, and Pictures folders. You can add other folders later (Music or Videos for example) \\ {{:​google:​google_bs_07.png?​nolink&​400|}}
   - The next screen will ask if you want to sync everything in your existing Google Drive to this computer. ​ In most cases, you will select Everything. ​ If your Google Drive contains more files than you have hard drive space, you might have to selectively sync certain folders from your Google Drive. \\ {{:​google:​google_bs_08.png?​nolink&​400|}}   - The next screen will ask if you want to sync everything in your existing Google Drive to this computer. ​ In most cases, you will select Everything. ​ If your Google Drive contains more files than you have hard drive space, you might have to selectively sync certain folders from your Google Drive. \\ {{:​google:​google_bs_08.png?​nolink&​400|}}
-  - Backup and Sync will run down in your system tray and start automatically when you boot your computer. ​ To see what it's doing, click the Up Arrow in your system tray and then hover over the Backup and Sync cloud icon. \\ {{:​google:​google_bs_09.png?​nolink&​400|}}+  - Backup and Sync will run down in your system tray and start automatically when you boot your computer. ​ To see what it's doing, click the Up Arrow in your system tray and then hover over the Backup and Sync cloud icon. You may also click the icon to see it what it's backing up in realtime. \\ {{:​google:​google_bs_09.png?​nolink&​400|}}
   - When you login to the web interface for Google Drive, you'll see a Computers folder. ​ Backup and Sync will create a new folder for each computer you install it on.  In this example, you'll see my desktop and notebook each have their own sync folders. \\ {{:​google:​google_bs_10.png?​nolink&​400|}}   - When you login to the web interface for Google Drive, you'll see a Computers folder. ​ Backup and Sync will create a new folder for each computer you install it on.  In this example, you'll see my desktop and notebook each have their own sync folders. \\ {{:​google:​google_bs_10.png?​nolink&​400|}}
  
 Your computer will now continuously backup to Google Drive. ​ If your computer or hard drive crashes, you will not lose any of your important files. ​ You'll also never have to worry about whether your files are on each computer you may be using. Your computer will now continuously backup to Google Drive. ​ If your computer or hard drive crashes, you will not lose any of your important files. ​ You'll also never have to worry about whether your files are on each computer you may be using.
google/drive_sync.txt · Last modified: 2019/03/28 08:32 by harwood