Google Backup and Sync

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I was not able to get a version number.

I tried Sigcheck from

sigcheck.exe -q -n "c:\Program Files\Google\Drive\googledrivesync.exe"

but it returns n/a

Application Details:

Version: 1.x
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.12.1

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works


Initial configuration

Google Photos upload

What does not

No tray icon

No possibility to change settings after initial setup


Removing the ".wine32/drive_c/users/USER/Local Settings/Application Data/Google/Drive/user_default/sync_config.db" and running the app triggers the initial setup.

What was not tested

Configuration menu

Tray icon menu

Google drive sync

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

Installation steps

export WINEARCH=win32

export WINEPREFIX=.wine32

Install the application before ie8. I could not install it after.


wine installbackupandsync.exe

winetricks ie8 vcrun2008 wininet winhttp


In the "Libraries" tab of winecfg edit the entries "winhttp" and "wininet" and set them to "Builtin, then native"

wine .wine32/drive_c/Program\ Files/Google/Drive/googledrivesync.exe

Configure your settings

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentArch Linux x86_64Jul 28 20194.12.1Yes Yes YesBronzeIo Mihai 

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