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My company email address came together with unlimited Google Drive File Stream storage capacity. Yet this seems to be a pain. I have spent more than 48 hours with troubleshooting and still issues exist.
1. adding files (online option) to MyDrive folder fills up my local hard drive and exploits my RAM. Even when the action plan https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/apps/1UXUFz52-Os is pursued, when re-installing the app, of course, DriveFS re-appears.
2. despite the unlimited capacity storage option, my G: shows a capacity of 250.79GB!! 
(equal to/this is my local hard drive storage capacity..)

My aim is straightforward: save 2TB of data, being a happy Google Drive File Stream user. Nevertheless, it remains challenging and rather impossible. 

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I am interested to see if you have received a fix for this issue. I have been experiencing it myself and have not found an answer yet.
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I would love a resolution to this in order to utilize the service that I pay for. Currenyly my drive file stream will only allow me to save 117 GB!! Unless I can in turn pay 1 eighth of my bill, I would like to be able to utilize this service as advertised.
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