Access your Drive files with Google File Stream

With Google Drive File Stream, you can access all all of your Google My Drive and Team Drive files directly from your computer without having to open a browser. You can also select files to make available for offline use for when you don’t have an internet connection.

When you install Drive File Stream on your computer, it creates a drive in Windows Explorer named Google Drive File Stream. All of your My Drive and Team Drive files will appear there. You can transfer files between your computer and Drive or browse and organize your Drive files right in Windows Explorer.

The File Stream app also allows you to open files directly within applications like Microsoft Word. When you click File > Open, just browse to the Google File Stream Drive to locate your file.

If you used the old Google Drive Desktop App, you may have received a notification that it would no longer work after May 12, 2018. Google File Stream is a recommended replacement for the Google Drive Desktop App. Another option …

Field Report: Andover Regional Office

As part of a new initiative to connect technology more closely will the field work of Extension throughout Minnesota, representatives from our team are visiting Extension offices and events throughout the state. Please join us on our adventure!

We kicked off this adventure in Andover in April!

Destination: Andover Regional Office
Miles Traveled: 20 mi, one way
Time on road: 1 hour, round-trip
Tech Team Members: Amy and Karen
Number of swears I had to remove from this video: 3 (ALL MINE)

I learned all kinds of things in my first Field Trip to a Regional Office! For example, did you know there is such a thing as the "Coffey Hall Bubble," or that Andover is the self-proclaimed Most Fun Regional Office? I also see my first Regional Office server and attempt to find the root of their internet connection.

Field Report: Andover Regional Office from Extension Quick Bytes on Vimeo.