This past weekend I upgraded my MacBook Pro to High Sierra. Overall the upgrade went smoothly but there was one surprise at the end of the process that I thought I’d blog about to possibly help others … Google Drive does not work with the new macOS filing system, APFS. This article explains some of the detail – see Google Update and support for High Sierra
Macos High Sierra 10.13.6 Google Drive
Mac Os X Sierra Dmg Download Google Drive. First of all, download and install VirtualBox or Vmware on your computer (Windows or any other) And then download the MacOS high sierra. This file will be in zip format. And so you need to extract it by using WinRAR or any other tool. Now, Launch the Virtual machine and then “Create a new machine”. Just finished installing High Sierra, same issue. I think Google Drive is just checking to see if the file system HFS+, else reject all, rather than checking the filesystem's capabilities. High Sierra uses APFS, which is brand-new with this release and has better capabilities than the older HFS+.
- After the macOS Sierra 10.12 system, which ended its support on October 1, 2019, Apple released the macOS High Sierra 10.13 operating system on September 25, 2017. If you are using an older version of macOS, you can download the new update from the App Store on your Mac and upgrade your system to the new version.
- The Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 DMG is the twelfth major release of OS X providing different enhancements and many new features. Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 DMG Review Among different Mac OS X releases, El Capitan 10.11 is known as a prominent release now known as macOS El Capitan providing numerous enhancements and a wide range of powerful.
Macos High Sierra Google Drive
The fix is pretty easy, just download the new Google Update app, install and sync everything.
One tip I would offer is – make sure you check your new Google Update settings, I took the defaults and the new Google Update app backs up a lot more than was already on my Google Drive, re-syncing everything on my updated MacBook pro took quite a while on my modest home internet connection
p.s. recently I have been having some problems syncing, lots of crashes of the Google backup and sync app on my Macbook Pro – this support post helped me fix it (fingers crossed) 🙂