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AlwaysUp 13.3 Introduces Log File Rollover and Expands the use of Variables

AlwaysUp version 13.3 was released to all customers on April 16, 2022. This update delivers a couple of significant improvements to help you run your programs as Windows Services — unattended and 24/7. AlwaysUp accepts special variables in the “Arguments” … Continue reading

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Q&A: How do I get AlwaysUp to Run the Latest Google Drive for desktop?

  We’re using your AlwaysUp to run Google Drive for desktop even when no one is logged on. But the install folder keeps changing on update (folder name is the current Google Drive version). After an automatic update, AlwaysUp (obviously) still … Continue reading

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Q & A: What is the Status of my Backup and Sync Windows Service?

  I’m trialing your product for running Google Backup and Sync as a service. Is there any way to see what is the update status? All I see is the option to click the info and see how long the service … Continue reading

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Goodbye Google Drive, Hello Backup and Sync!

If you are running Google Drive as a windows service with AlwaysUp, beware: Google Drive is going away. The folks in Mountain View broke the news in a recent G Suite update, stating: Google Drive will no longer be supported … Continue reading

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Automatic Update Breaks Google Drive Windows Service

Google Drive Service Not Synchronizing Files on Windows Last Thursday Jeremy Farber from Securis reported a problem with his Google Drive Windows Service:  Having an issue with Google Drive where the sync doesn’t seem to take place right away. Any … Continue reading

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