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Google Backup and Sync (Install)


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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 6/17/2019.


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You probably keep your most important files and photos in different places—your computer, your phone, various SD cards, and that digital camera you use from time to time. It can be a challenge to keep all these things safe, backed up, and organized, so today we’re introducing Backup and Sync. It’s a simpler, speedier and more reliable way to protect the files and photos that mean the most to you. This new tool replaces the existing Google Photos desktop uploader and Drive for Mac/PC.

Backup and Sync is an app for Mac and PC that backs up files and photos safely in Google Drive and Google Photos, so they're no longer trapped on your computer and other devices. Just choose the folders you want to back up, and we’ll take care of the rest.


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To install Google Backup and Sync (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install google-backup-and-sync --version 3.44.4943.6228

To upgrade Google Backup and Sync (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade google-backup-and-sync --version 3.44.4943.6228


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName = 'google-backup-and-sync' 
    $toolsDir    = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url         = ''
    $checksum    = '5584C9B88DC95EE2D77182F131A51CB5E7662B31228DA23CFE6B79F69F793809'
    $url64       = ''
    $checksum64  = '0B7CD52E6A0216AA7640E6AAAA1E4FD81DB79E6A831FC2E67297975AA5EADB69'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = $packageName
      fileType       = 'MSI'
      url            = $url
      url64          = $url64
      validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1641)
      silentArgs     = '/quiet /norestart'
      softwareName   = 'Backup and Sync from Google'
      checksum       = $checksum
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      checksum64     = $checksum64
      checksumType64 = 'sha256'  
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs  

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Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Google Backup and Sync (Install) 3.44.4943.6228 1655 Friday, June 14, 2019 approved
Google Backup and Sync (Install) 3.43.2448.9071 7747 Thursday, January 10, 2019 approved
Google Backup and Sync (Install) 3.42.9858.3671 4164 Saturday, October 20, 2018 approved
Google Backup and Sync (Install) 3.42.9747.1898 11833 Saturday, May 26, 2018 approved
Google Backup and Sync (Install) 3.39.8370.7843 6470 Monday, February 12, 2018 approved
Google Backup and Sync (Install) 3.38.7642.3857 936 Tuesday, December 12, 2017 approved
Google Backup and Sync (Install) 3.36.6884.5911 1711 Sunday, September 24, 2017 approved
Google Backup and Sync (Install) 3.35.6168.0116 469 Saturday, July 15, 2017 approved

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