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Search Google Drive on Windows 10

This post shows how to search for Google Drive items on Windows 10. You may have tried to search without success using the Windows 10 index or the very slow Explorer interface.


A) Click the Google Drive icon

B) Click Search or Type Ctrl + Alt + G

C) Click

D) Search for your term

E) Select

Date and Configuration

This post was written on Apr 27th, 2023.

Version of Windows

PS C:\Users\Zach Pfeffer> systeminfo | findstr /B /C:"OS Name" /B /C:"OS Version"

OS Name: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro

OS Version: 10.0.19045 N/A Build 19045

The version of the Google Drive Plugin

PS C:\Users\Zach Pfeffer> Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\* | Select-Object DisplayName, DisplayVersion, Publisher, InstallDate |

>> Format-Table -AutoSize | FindStr "Google"

Google Chrome 112.0.5615.138 Google LLC 2...

HP Google Drive Plugin HP 2...


Drive Logo form


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