Google replaces Google Drive desktop mistakenly by unannounced service

Mar

19

2017

Google seems to have a faulty update to reveals the arrival of a new version of backup service Drive. Users reported that they software called Backup and Sync saw appear on their computer all seem to function it yet.

Google DriveReports of Backup and Sync appeared inter alia on the support forums of Google. Several users submitted that the software will automatically know to have got on their PC. In addition, however, displays an error message, after which the shut-off software. That’s probably because Google has not yet activated the software on its servers.

Is probably a faulty update underlies the sudden appearance of Backup and Sync. Mistakenly existing Google Drive application was overwritten on the desktop by a non-working version of Backup and Sync. From reports that the software will also show that the software is not intended for release to the general public.

Google has acknowledged in response that it is a mistake and that the Drive software will be fixed with an update. Meanwhile, the backup service would already have been restored for some users. However, nothing was said about the new Backup & Sync service; It seems that this is the successor to Drive, but details likely to come only after Google has officially released the software.

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