Google Drive for Windows does not sync anything

I had a problem on my Windows 7 x64, that Google Drive for PC was was not syncing anything, when these two factors occurred:

  • a default setting of Automatically detect proxy settings was checked,
  • local Google Drive folder was set in root of a disk (i.e. D:).

Changing Automatically detect proxy settings to Direct connection and moving local Google Drive folder to C:\Google Drive solved problem and files started to sync immediately.

The second solution was not acceptable by me (I need files to be sync in root of another disk partition), so I sent Google Drive hell and went back to Dropbox.

BTW: Disconnecting your account and re-connecting it again is currently the only option to change location of your local Google Drive folder.

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