On May 18, 2021, older versions of Google Drive for Desktop (formerly Drive File Stream or “DFS”) will no longer function. To continue using the application without interruption, you need to Upgrade to Google Drive for Desktop version 40.x or higher before this date.
To upgrade your version, use one of the following options:
- Use the Google Drive for desktop with work or school to upgrade Drive for desktop.
- Choose either GoogleDriveFSSetup.exe on Windows or GoogleDrive.dmg on Mac
- Deploy Google Drive for desktop to your organization using the Google Admin console.
- Follow the instructions for Windows or Mac based on the operating system(s) in use
You can read more about additions and improvements in the Google Drive for desktop release notes.