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4/26/19
Google Drive File Stream and incorrect modified by dates 0 Recommended Answers 9 Replies 50 Upvotes
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I am having an issue where when I view my Google Drive files in File Explorer (using Google Drive File Stream) the modified by date wants to change to the current day. Specifically, if I run my cursor over a specific file all the files above it now show the last modified date as today. 

I have uninstalled, cleared my application cache, and reinstalled. It's still happening. Any ideas?
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6/16/19
I have not seen any storage pictur on Google drive
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7/18/19
We are having this same issue. Our users would like to sort their document libraries by last modified date, but Drive File Stream seems to indicate the last modified date is every day since it continues to sync.

How can we avoid this inaccurate last modified date?
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7/29/19
Same problem here. Hello-o-o-o-o-o-o-o Google, how do we fix this?

Last Modified date is a critical piece of data, and GDFS renders it completely useless.
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7/30/19
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8/28/19
Has anyone found the solution to this.  We are seeing it in our environment as well.  Windows 10 Education 1803 and GDFS is 33.0.16.0.

The person just hovers over the index entry and the modification date is updated to the current time.
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9/4/19
Same here. This behavior destroys our capacity to sort by date and find recently changed files--plus it breaks a critical archival paradigm. The altered datestamps are burned in--not a visualization issue. I'm mystified. G Suite, Education. Site-wide.
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9/20/19
The work-around I found for this, because Google says nothing is wrong, is to "disconnect" from drive, then sign in again.  All the dates should be the true modified dates.
To disconnect, right click on the Drive icon in the system tray.
Click on the settings icon
Click on Preferences
Click on Disconnect
Right click on Drive again, and sign in.
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9/26/19
This workaround does not work for me. If I upload file on different computer (mod date: 2018-04-16 10:01), on current computer it changes after syncing the file to now (2019-09-26 11:00) and same happens on web app (drive.google.com).

I have Google B&S version 3.46.6892.9358
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9/26/19
How do we escalate the issue?
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