Backing up automatically to Google Drive in Windows

  • Download Google Drive CLI Client by prasmussen
  • Copy to Windows folder
  • Open cmd > type : gdrive about
  • Open the link in web browser, login to your google account
  • Click allow access and then copy the verification code back to the terminal window
  • Now you can make a batch file to be started automatically using task scheduler, here’s an example to upload only the newest file in a folder :
    :Variables
    SET BackupFolder=D:\TestFolder
    FOR /F "delims=|" %%I IN ('DIR "%BackupFolder%\*.*" /B /O:D') DO SET target=%%I
    gdrive upload "%BackupFolder%\%target%"

PS: You can use this guide to set up a task in task scheduler

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