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surfisup1000

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#225543 23-Nov-2017 14:56
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I have a 50,000 photos, such is the ease of taking digital snaps spread across a few family members. 

 

The google drive (photo) sync app uploaded all of these photos to google photo which is just great. 

 

I reinstalled my OS and google drive is uploading all 50,000 photos again. Not sure if it is making duplicates in google cloud yet :)

 

I cannot find any info about any way to avoid this, seems like there should be a better solution for OS reinstalls,  such as 'adopting' a previous install (like crashplan does). 

 

Just curious if anyone has gone through the same hassle. 

 

 

 

 


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davidcole
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  #1906534 23-Nov-2017 15:58
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Probably needed to find the google photos db and move that across systems (and also have exactly the same path for the photos), 





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