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6/17/17
Original Poster
DRE Ops

Google Drive Doesn't Work on Mac OS High Sierra - HFS+ Drive Error

Google Drive doesn't work with the new Mac OS High Sierra. Please fix it to support the new APFS file systems that is used by the new OS (version 10.13).After installing OS High Sierra over the top of OS Sierra (10.12) which does use the old HFS+ file system, my laptop would crash and reboot anytime I opened the Finder App or files in the Google Drive folder were accessed.It wasn't until I erased my hard drive completely and did a clean install of OS High Sierra and then tried to re-install the Google Drive app that I was prompted with the error below."Please select a folder on an HFS+ drive that is not mounted over a network."PLEASE update the Google Drive Mac app to support APFS.
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All Replies (62)
Google user
7/1/17
Google user
Same for me. I get the error about trying to create a google drive folder on an non-HFS+ or networked drive....
Gopi KL
7/1/17
Gopi KL
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Google user
7/1/17
Google user
huh?
Benjamin Bowen
7/2/17
Benjamin Bowen
Getting the same error message (HFS+ drive not mounted over a network). Not ideal!
computergeek125
7/4/17
computergeek125
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+.
long_wave
7/7/17
long_wave
Same problem for me
love.sharma.87
7/15/17
love.sharma.87
Same goes with me!
RishiS
7/15/17
RishiS
The next version of Backup and Sync will support APFS.
Angus McEwan
7/15/17
Angus McEwan
I installed it on my Mac with High Sierra where I didn't upgrade to HFS+.   I have 2 user accounts on my Mac and a work and personal Google Drive.My work one is working fine.  When I try and sign in to my personal account under another Mac user it quits/disappears when I type in my Google password.Help!!
7/15/17
Original Poster
DRE Ops
Thank You! Any idea when that version will be available?
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Gekkó ICELAND
5/21/18
Gekkó ICELAND
I got the newest update macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 and now I get this error.
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