GDrive "This file has been identified as malware or spam and cannot be downloaded"

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greendude
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Joined: 6 Jul 2020

Post by greendude

I get this error and I wanna bypass it. Unfortunately it does not appear to be an option in FreeFileSync. Some googling told me that there is a flag you can pass via the api to skip this. So my suggestion would be to implement that flag option and add it to the GUI as a checkbox so that I can download files from my own private gdrive (that i also know are not malware).
therube
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Post by therube

(Presumably, if the file is password protected, Google wouldn't be able to identify "malware" ...)
greendude
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Post by greendude

Wow incredible fast response. Thank you very much. In my case I use donation edition and this doesnt appear to be so I'll have to wait for the update on that to fully convert over but I am rly thankful. I did not expect GDrive to be a thing when I updated by old freefilesync from 4 years ago and I've been very happy with the convenience of it. TY
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Zenju
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Post by Zenju

Unfortunately I had to retract this bugfix in 11.0 due to technical reasons. The next version however should be okay: https://www.mediafire.com/file/y1raaf0gkgl6stp/FreeFileSync_11.1_%5BBeta%5D_Windows_Setup.exe