Install Google Drive for desktop for Windows

Install the Google Drive for desktop application on your Windows PC to sync data to and from your Google Drive with a folder stored locally on your PC.


  1. Navigate to the Google Drive for desktop download page and click Download for Windows.

  2. When prompted, click Accept and Install.

  3. The Google Drive sync installer should download. Open the downloaded installer from your browser or from the Downloads folder on your PC.

  4. When asked if you want to run the installer, click Run.

  5. The installer will show "Downloading" and "Installing" as it progresses. Once complete, click Close and then restart your PC.

  6. Once your PC reboots and you are logged back in, navigate through the Start menu and click Google Drive.

  7. Click Get Started.

  8. Type in your NCSSM email address (including and click Next.

  9. At the Login screen, authenticate using your NCSSM username and password and click Log In.

  10. Click Next on each of the screens that appear and then click Done.

  11. The Google Drive icon will appear in the taskbar as well as on your Desktop and in the sidebar of Windows Explorer.