How to use Google Drive
Google Drive is a replacement for Google Docs. So, if you already have GDocs activated, you will be redirected to drive.google.com when you access docs.google.com.
If you are not using GDocs, you need to activate it now.
Google Drive can be configured in just a few minutes with a few mouse click only.
Login to your Google mail account (email@example.com)
Now go to the following Google drive site
Click “Get started with 5 GB free”
Click on “Try Google Drive”
Your Google Drive is now activated.
Now download and install Google Drive Desktop application to synchronize the Google Drive on your PC.
Download Path : https://tools.google.com/dlpage/drive
Install the application by following the instructions of installation wizard.
Once Google Drive is installed, you will have to sign in using your google account.
Some default Google Drive settings are,
* “Google Drive” folder create under user’s “My Documents” folder
C:\Documents and Settings\username\My Documents\Google Drive
* All the existing Files and folders synchorized to Google Drive
* Google Drive starts automatically when the computer starts
The above default settings can be changed during sign in to google account on Google Drive.
When you enter google id and password to sign in, It opens “Getting started” wizard.
First Click Next.
On 2nd window click on “Advanced setup”
To change Google drive folder path Click on Change
Now specify the new path
Other settings can also be changed here.
If you want to make settings changes after the sign up.
Right click Google drive icon on Task bar
Click on Preference and make the required changes.