[Help] How to download files from Google Drive - Compressing Sucks

Almighty Pull

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Hello IMers,

Need some help from you guys.

I have stored a lot of files (400GB+) on google drive that I want to download but everytime I try to do so, google drive starts compressing the folders which eventually terminates the entire process.

Also, Google drive makes small piecemeals of the folder if the size exceeds 2GB :(

One way is to go to each and every ~2GB folder and compress and download it and then do the opposite once downloaded but this is so frustrating.

Any easier way to accomplish this task guys?

Thanks in advance!
 

coldice

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Use sync
Create an empty folder and install google drive on your Windows 10 or Linux then google drive will try to sync from empty folder meanwhile you can copy and paste files from drive to pc.
 

fb3003

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In EDU account there's no limit.
i just signed up using my edu account, and it gave me 15GB.... wtf!

mine is a very real edu account

when did you sign up? did you sign up through drive.google.com or another method?
 

coldice

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i just signed up using my edu account, and it gave me 15GB.... wtf!

mine is a very real edu account

when did you sign up? did you sign up through drive.google.com or another method?

Your EDU organization needs to authorize your account for unlimited google drive.
You can just signup with edu and get the storage.
You can either buy EDU account or contact your organization/college to link your account to for storage.
 

Almighty Pull

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i just signed up using my edu account, and it gave me 15GB.... wtf!

mine is a very real edu account

when did you sign up? did you sign up through drive.google.com or another method?

Some get storage in Gmail, some get 1TB storage in one drive, some get both, and finally, yes, some get nothing, lol.
You need to check which category your edu belongs to :)

Your EDU organization needs to authorize your account for unlimited google drive.
You can just signup with edu and get the storage.
You can either buy EDU account or contact your organization/college to link your account to for storage.

How did you do it /sign up?

@fb3003 said "i just signed up using my edu account, and it gave me 15GB.... wtf!"

You can buy it from the marketplace on BHW or plainly search BHW for threads like this to create one for free.
Cheers!
 
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