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    I also had one of my cloud drives showing checksum errors starting about two weeks ago, without any apparent reason, i.e. no Windows crashes or problems on the physical hard drive where CloudDrive stores its cached data. I tried chkdsk but this didn't solve the issue and the "to upload" quantity reported by the CloudDrive UI keeps creeping upwards (gained a few GB since the problems started occuring). I'm using CloudDrive + infinite GDrive for Plex too, it's great when it works but just doesn't seem reliable over the long run.
  2. @srcrist Yes I just did, I started with this post in case it could attract a quick answer, which might have helped other people in the same circumstances in the future. I'll update my post once I hear back from support.
  3. As I came back to my desktop this morning, I found my two cloud drives unmounted. It turned out that one of my SSDs was no longer seen by Windows 10 for some reason, and that's where the CloudPart folders were located. So I remounted the drives and set up their local cache to another of my local hard drives. The two cloud drives remounted without a hitch, so far so good. I then turned off my PC, checked that the SATA cables were still properly in place, restarted the PC and checked that the missing SSD was seen in the BIOS (it was), and booted back into Windows. The missing SSD is now showing again, which is good news. Stablebit CloudDrive managed to remount one of the two drives pretty quickly, but it's been stuck for the past couple of hours on a loop telling me that the other cloud drive cannot be mounted because it's attached to a different computer. Another computer was never involved in this, just two local hard drives on the same PC. I see that I have CloudPart folders for the two cloud drives on both local drives. What should I do from there without risking losing any data? Here's what support sent me (lightly edited for readability), which I followed and solved my issue. Phew!
  4. Thanks! Sounds like this is handled without needing a reupload of these files, right? I'm still on the fence because I don't know that I like the idea of losing control of the volume on which specific files/folders end up being stored.
  5. @srcrist Thanks for your very detailed post, I'm reaching the limit of my first 16TB (Google Drive) volume and your setup looks more streamlined than mounting more and more separate CloudDrive volumes. I'm uncertain about the part I quoted above and am very frightened to make a mistake that might nuke my existing CloudDrive volume. I have slow upload speed, it took me months to upload 16TB. How do you accomplish the above? Can I move the Cloudpart directory of my initial CloudDrive volume to the Drivepool folder?
  6. Started to get these recently too, not sure it's related to Google's outage yesterday (Sunday June 2) but after the data loss episode that happened a couple of months ago, I'm starting to lose faith in the whole thing. My drive keeps through mounting/unmounting cycles too.
  7. I'm currently testing CloudDrive and I like how I can see encrypted files right in the Windows explorer (well, Directory Opus in my case). I mounted two drives pointing to ACD, and I see that moving data from one to the other goes through my internet connection. Obviously very inefficient. Is there a way to move data where the actual physical transfer happens directly in the cloud, which presumably should be "just" moving logical pointers within the same cloud? Is the answer maybe different depending on the cloud provider (ACD vs. GDrive and others)?
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