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Windows 7: Google Docs From Desktop

23 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Google Docs From Desktop

is there a way to use Google docs from my desktop? My school is using it a lot now and I would like to be able to use it like a network drive. For free.
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23 Feb 2010   #2


I'm sure there are some tools for this somewhere in the google docs helpfiles, but as I cant find it this may help.

Quickly Create Google Docs Documents with Desktop Shortcuts
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23 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1

Yeah, it's possible.

You will need to download and install Google Desktop: (Google Desktop Download)
And get gadget (Google Doc gadget) for it: (Google Gadgets: Google Docs)

Hope this is what you were looking for.

P.S. as you will start using Google Desktop, this is a link (Google Desktop Gadgets) to the Google Desktop gadget library.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

23 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Thanks jay, but there is no way I will use Google Desktop. For me it's the equivalent of ripping out all of my RAM
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