Drive File Stream

Drive File Stream allows for streaming of My Drive and shared drive files directly from the cloud, reducing sync time and hard drive data storage.

For download information and instructions using Drive File Stream:

https://support.google.com/drive/answer/7329379

Please contact the [U]Tech Service Desk with any questions at help@case.edu, 216.368.HELP (4357) or visit help.case.edu.

Frequently Asked Questions

Use Box for any work files that need to be treated with confidentiality. Google is not appropriate for these type of information.

It may take longer to complete syncing when working on unusually large files. Try caching the file locally for quicker performance, i.e. save to your hard drive or another local drive instead of through the network / to the cloud, and if necessary do a network sync after work on the file is done.

Yes. Visit the instruction web pages shown above for download information.

In general, most all CWRU users using desktops/laptops supplied by the institution will meet the system requirements:

  • Windows 7 and up (Windows Server editions not supported)
  • El Capitan (10.11) and up (instructions are available for High Sierra 10.13)