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Every time when trying to upload video file of any size (there is plenty of free space on my Google Drive) it fails with "File unreadable" error.
I was able to upload successfully many times in the past. It's just started happening recently.

I tried different Windows computers, different methods i.e. drag&drop or clicking "+" and "File Upload" buttons but always the same results - "File unreadable". 
Doesn't matter what video format (avi, mp4, mpg) or size.
I cleared Browsing Data in Chrome but no luck.
Any idea what could be causing it and how to fix it?

Thank you,
Raffi
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I am having the same problem since yesterday, and yeah, this problem is occurring regardless of the file type. I never had any issues with uploading before.
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I am having the same issue and have tried changing the file names too. I wonder if this is something happening to a lot of people right now.
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I am facing the same problem too, lately, with some of my mp4 videos, any expert want to answer please?
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I'm experiencing the same issue, but I'm on a Mac.
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Anyone found out whats up I run a video editing business through Google drive and its not allowing me to upload files. Keeps saying unreadable.
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Also just having this issue, it may be a server problem? A lot of us are having this issue within hours of each other.
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Just tried sending the file directly through email and it created a link, the email sent successfully. I then went back to my Google drive and the m4 video was in there uploaded. I'm not sure why its not allowing direct upload though.
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Do all of you run G-Suite accounts or Free Google Mail accounts? I'm having this issue with my G-Suite account under our university. I asked a few of my classmates if they are having the same problem, and as far as I know, none of them so far. I contacted google support via my free account, and the agent asked me to reach my account admin to look into the case. However, if you are having this issue with your free accounts, then I can confirm that the problem is at Google's end and not mine or precisely any G-Suite account issue.
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Having the same issue, but also under an organisation.
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Hi Guys, I was having the same issue while trying to uploads a simple PNG file to google, when using my work computer. I logged back on using my home computer and it worked fine. As such I can only concluded that is something with the computer setting (but I don't know what??)
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