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Why does Google Drive chew up so much ISP download usage?

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Why does Google Drive chew up so much ISP download usage? Numb3rsman 6/16/12 2:33 PM
I use Google Apps for Business in a Chrome browser on a laptop running Windows Vista

I work locally on my hard-drive on PDF files, and then move the PDFs into my Google Drive folder and voila! Google Drive automatically uploads them to the cloud for safe storage. Generally, once I upload to Google Drive, the file is unchanged. I'm using about 5GB total storage.

BUT

Since I started using Google drive my ISP usage has gone through the roof - in the order of 3 - 5 GB per day!

I shut down my laptop at the end of each day and reboot each morning. When I reboot Google Drive tells me its synching 2,000+ files! There is no way I changed 2,000+ files the previous day.

1. Is it resynching my ENTIRE Google Drive every time I reboot?
2. Is there anyway I can get it to resynch only the files that have changed since the last resynch?





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Re: Why does Google Drive chew up so much ISP download usage? Gill 6/18/12 4:02 PM
<<1. Is it resynching my ENTIRE Google Drive every time I reboot?>> Probably
<<2. Is there anyway I can get it to resynch only the files that have changed since the last resynch?>> I don't know - but it would make sense to do so. Google Guides?