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Privacy of google drive links

Sometimes posts on SE contain links to google drives, which is fine I guess. If I click on the link can they see who opened the link? Or more specifically if I open a public google drive link does ...
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Can an OLEDB connection string getting data from Access located in Dropbox to my Excel file cause sync problems for the users using the Access file?

So I have created a system at our office where I would use cloud computing systems (mainly Dropbox and Google Drive) to pull data daily. The system is as follows:Step 1 (If the file is not in the ...
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Direct link of folder zipped in google drive [migrated]

I found a very useful document in a Google Drive public folder. When I choose "Download", the whole folder is zipped and show me a link for download the compressed file. My internet connection is so ...
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Can you get URL for YouTube video from Google Drive? [migrated]

I have a simple link to Google Drive and when I open it it opens YouTube video. Can I get direct YouTube URL from it? In other words I need to watch video by directly hitting YouTube and not going to ...
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Is the right click context menu still available for Google Backup and Sync on Windows?

I often used the context menu in Windows Explorer (Windows 7) by right clicking on a file and sharing the file via Google Drive. Now that Google Drive has been replaced by Backup and Sync, I no longer ...
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robocopy to Drive File Stream Fails in powershell but not at command line Error 5

When I run the robocopy at an admin command prompt it runs successfully.C:\Users\StoreMgr>robocopy"C:\Users\Public\Documents\Intuit\QuickBooks Point of Sale12.0\Data\Paracept" "G:\My Drive\...
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Google Drive does not work with the Files app on iOS 11 [migrated]

I can't use/see Google Drive files on the Files app on iOS 11. Instead it comes up with this error.I have tried pressing Try Again several times but still will not work. It doesn't seem to be the ...
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Google Drive Not Syncing Folder Correctly

I have a bit of a strange issue with my 'Backup and Sync' Google Drive. Specifically only 1 file in a particular folder I have selected to sync is not syncing to my device and I cant figure out why. ...
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How to store every file change indefinitely?

How can I automatically save the entire change history of the files on my computer indefinitely?Dropbox stores file version history only intermittently and only for the past 30 days.The solution I ...
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How can I automatically save a photo when a Facebook Page posts a photo?

My brother is in a band and his band's page posts photos of the gigs. I want to save all these photos automatically since I love my brother and want to catalog all his gigs. Any way I can ...
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Downloading the google drive backups from the Backups folder

In my google drive I have a folder called Backups. In the Backups folder I have 2 backups. How do I go about downloading these 2 files onto a local backup external drive so I can delete the backups ...
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Google backup and sync error: 33C7CFD2

As per title backup and sync keeps failing (with error code 33C7CFD2) after indexing all of the files in my drive account. I can't find any information on the error code. I have reinstalled backup and ...
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How to grant google drive applications rights to edit documents?

I'm trying to edit some Google Drive documents with 3rd party applications (notably Drivenotepad). When starting the application, it reports an error ("Error: see developer console for details"). In ...
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Not able to open txt file with Drivenotepad app in google drive

I have plain text file named "version.txt" saved in my google drive. When i open this with particular "Drive Notepad" app from right click menu, it gives me message Authorization required , don't know ...
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Gdrive cli upload to a certain folder

Using gdrive cli - can I upload to a certain folder in my drive? I can upload a whole folder, or files, or tree of folder and file, but wasn't able to find a way to upload to an already created folder....

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